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MyOffice closure

MyOffice is closing at the end of February 2024. This is so we can focus on bringing you secure and more innovative products and technologies. As one of our older platforms, MyOffice can't be optimised or developed to provide the best and most secure...

Jen1 by Administrator
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BTConnect email addresses and how to access your email

There's been a number of posts on here asking about the future of BTConnect email addresses. Just to confirm - there's currently no plans to remove BTConnect email addresses, the only change is that basic authentication has been replaced by modern au...

BethM by Administrator
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Microsoft’s Changes to applications using Basic Authentication

 What’s changed?    Basic authentication capability has been removed by Microsoft, our email supplier, and many others in the email industry.     Why are these changes happening?    Basic Authentication makes it easier for attackers to capture user ...

VickyK by Administrator
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Wraps - handy email guides

Did you know we have created a number of self-help Wraps you can use? Here are the handy guides we've created to help you manage your emails:   How to manage email storage How to set up emails on your PC or laptop How to set up emails on your mobile ...

BethM by Administrator
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Frequently asked questions - Email and hosting

How do I reset my Email password? Your business email account password is the password you use to log in to your account and webmail. Here’s a link for the guide to change your business email password.   General email settings help When setting up ...

BethM by Administrator
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Business Lite | POP3 / IMAP Switch Off

Hi folks,I have a client who subscribes to the 'Business Lite' email package. Since the end of Jan, it appears the POP3/IMAP link with Outlook has ceased, with the only alternative being the Outlook OWA Web Portal. The issue is, the client cannot exp...

rossh0 by Member
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Can I save my emails from being lost?

Same issue as many others that have posted on here the last few weeks. Have domain emails hosted by BT, use outlook on the desktop, can no longer do this.  We have several email addresses for different users and some access their emails in a differen...

magz by Member
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pop3 email not working

Pop3 email lite not working on outlook desktop on laptop, or on android phone.Webmail is working, however need desktop laptop for access to emails and for back up of emails do i overcome this, use emails for business and need access to old em...

smith1 by Member
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Email forwarding help please

Very very frustrated with BT this week - can anyone help me please? Problems all started with Microsoft switching off basic authentication (already well documented in other posts on here)... well, it doesn't work for my company to use a web-based ema...

Outlook no longer connects to Business Email Lite

Using Outlook 365 to connect to Business Email Lite as POP3. Thursday 19 January 2023, around 4pm, saw an upgrade (I believe) and since then the password request box keeps on popping up. Webmail works and so does Windows Mail, using same password and...

Outlook email migration to POP

Towards the end of 2022, I received an email about my email account (btconnect, using 2 business email addresses on BT Business Email Lite, software is MS Outlook). As the email I received didn't have BT in its address, I deleted it as potential scam...

Rich13 by Member
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POP Disabled - But Cannot Upgrade To Office 365

Hello, Like others on here, I have found POP access to my hosted-domain emails have suddenly stopped working. Support have advised me I need to upgrade to an Office 365 account here in order to regain access:

Moisie by Member
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Email hosting

We have been using Outlook on our PC to download emails from and have sucessfully done so for at least 14 plus years that we  have been with BT. It appears that POP emails now do not work with Outlook (any desktop version). Obviously webm...

kent66 by Member
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