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    incredimail with sky.com problem

    This is a discussion on incredimail with sky.com problem within the Sky Email and Portal Log-in forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; hi folks, here's the thing . . for multiple years have had flawless configuration between the 2 parties ( incredimail ...

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      incredimail with sky.com problem

      hi folks, here's the thing . .
      for multiple years have had flawless configuration between the 2 parties ( incredimail and sky services )
      Then yesterday,14/03/17 i decided to get around to applying a new password to the alternate - rarely if ever used Yahoo.com email account.
      This seemed prudent to do with all the press hassle over it being hacked.

      In Incredimail -a superb mail prog in my view - i click accounts to show both email addresses. both are ticked, the @sky.com one is default.
      Then stupidly i deleted this,when i meant to delete the @Yahoo one.

      Whereupon of course i had no inbox for sky mail,could not send /receive etc.My saved contacts and folders were there so that was something.
      As all my contacts, social and business hold my @sky.com email address and NOT the @Yahoo.com i was in a pickle you might say.

      I have learned today via user on here to put the server and advanced details in. Noting that one was Imap, but kept both as SMTP tools etc as that seemed right from before.
      when i tried then to access @sky.com in Incredimail,a menu warning box came on saying too many log in attempts ????
      also should I use ssl authenticate or not.

      big big query i know - but please help if you can


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      Re: incredimail with sky.com problem

      Yahoo! are being a RPITA at the moment with their security.

      Basically they got hacked. Covered it all up, then finally admitted it when they were being bought. The hacking resulted in a third party understanding how to fake the cookies which they use to show that someone has legitimately logged into a Yahoo! account.

      You'll need to log into your Yahoo! account via a browser and set it up so that you can log in with a password with a third party app.

      I keep getting prompts to disable this and use their new two part verification system and it forces this upon me. Swear words aren't going to help. So I then have to go back in and disable it.

      The two part login means that I get a prompt on both my tablet and mobile to ensure that it is me logging into my Yahoo! account on my computer.

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      Re: incredimail with sky.com problem

      I really do think it's time Sky dropped yahoo for their mail provider!!

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      Re: incredimail with sky.com problem

      Sky uses a slightly different log in process, which appears to be enough to not have the same log in issues that Yahoo! account holders are having.

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      Re: incredimail with sky.com problem

      By luck!!

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      Re: incredimail with sky.com problem

      Quote Originally Posted by BurnIT View Post
      By luck!!
      More by design. Sky are extremely cautious over how anything utilises the Sky ID.

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