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"Sign-in failed" followed by email address (to which it relates).

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"Sign-in failed" followed by email address (to which it relates). I haven't received emails on my smartphone for 24hrs.....they say 'server' has changed password.....
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mobile Phones
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I look forward to assisting you.

Please note, click on Reply to Expert to reply to me, a rating is only needed when we are finished.

Can you tell me the make and model of the phone please.

And are you able to log into your email account via your computer?

Thank you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Samsung Galaxy s lll mini GT-1819ON


 


Yes I can log on via main computer

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thank you Dave.

Go to Settings, Accounts.

Press on Email and press on your email account and press Remove Account.

Once done, add the email account to the phone and tell me if it will now allow you to add it please.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

couldnt find settins, accounts

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
It depends on the firmware you have and you may have an older version.

If you go to Settings, do you then see Accounts & Synch?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I'v got windows 7 and I cannot find a settings tab

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
The issue is on your phone right Dave?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

correct......should I of done that on the phone then?

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
yes, we are only doing things on the Phone as this is what has the issue.

Let me know the results please

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

sorry to be a numpty......I have now deleted the account

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Its ok!

Now add it again and let me know the results please

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

it is not letting me set up with that email or password XXXXX I did notice that the keyboard doesn't respond to passwords...would that make any difference

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
yes it would

Remove the battery from the phone and wait 5 minutes.

Put the battery back in, turn on the phone and then try to add it.

Let me know the results please

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

sorry....same result

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
so when you type the password, no keyboard is showing to let you do this right?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

there is a keyboard....the prompt says it can take email numbers and credit card details but not password...but there is a box for an email and a password XXXXX I assume is the one I log on to BT....

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Credit Card Details?

How exactly are you trying to add the email account to the computer?

As there is no credit card required.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

no....i have followed the steps and I am in 'set up email' then theres a box to put in email number then another box saying 'password' but when i put password XXXXX it throws it back

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
ok, this means the password XXXXX XXXXX

Where have you verified the password XXXXX XXXXX Dave?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Ok, I have re-tried old password XXXXX it worked...I am now back in business. Thanks for your time and patience....

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Your welcome Dave

We just needed to get it all set right

If you would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you
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