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    problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

    This is a discussion on problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband within the Sky Email and Portal Log-in forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I have changed all my settings as per skys recent email. Since then my wife who does not have a ...

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      problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      I have changed all my settings as per skys recent email. Since then my wife who does not have a sky email account has had problems sending email. The emails are sent but in the from box it always has my sky email address noted in the from box - it says my wifes email sent on behalf of my sky email. is there anyway of removing this. I am getting increasingly frustrated with sky who make life incredibly difficult. any help would be much appreciated!!


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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      I'm afraid that is how the new system works.
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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      Can she not send her mail with a mail client such as Outlook or Thunderbird, the latter I use and don't have such a problem.

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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      it'll still say 'on behalf of Sky' regardless...
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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      it very much depends on your email client. Some versions of Outlook show that line, others don't.

      You really need to get another SMTP host. You can go down several routes. Paying for a service like DynDNS, using a free SMTP server on your local machine, getting a google apps account with your own domain name, paying another service provider to give you roaming SMTP.
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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      Quote Originally Posted by IAmNotTheEnemy View Post
      it'll still say 'on behalf of Sky' regardless...
      Oh no it doesn't.

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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      Quote Originally Posted by Alan b View Post
      Oh no it doesn't.
      Oh yes it does! (You can tell its nearly panto time.)

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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      As I say in my earlier post - some clients do, others don't.
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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      Quote Originally Posted by the_sky_goat View Post
      As I say in my earlier post - some clients do, others don't.
      I don't think its just the mail client! I can send from me@mydomain.co.uk to wife@mydomain.co.uk and that's how it arrives. If I send from me@mydomain.co.uk to me@myoffice.co.uk then it arrives from me@sky.com!

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      Re: problems sending nonsky emails on sky broadband

      how odd!

     

     
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