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tkoyn

join:2014-08-15

Terminate DSL service and keep swbell.net email address?

I am planning to quit my DSL in favor of the local cable company.

Is it still true that I may keep full POP access to my legacy email address at swbell.net indefinitely (or as long as yahoo provides email service) at no cost?

Thanks


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said by tkoyn:

I am planning to quit my DSL in favor of the local cable company.

Is it still true that I may keep full POP access to my legacy email address at swbell.net indefinitely (or as long as yahoo provides email service) at no cost?

Thanks

That has been my experience with my old @att.net and @bellsouth.net email accounts. However, if you have not done so lately, I suggest that you go to »mail.yahoo.com and login with your @swbell.net credentials (primary and secondary accounts if you have any secondary accounts), and agree to the new Yahoo! TOS (if asked to do so) before terminating your DSL service.

If everything works properly, you should be able to retain full access to the email services (POP, SMTP, and webmail). And you should be able to continue to manage both the primary and secondary email accounts by logging into »www.att.com/olam/dashboardAction ··· mexecute using the "Home Phone/Internet" link on that page (use your email address and password, even though the instructions say not to use the email address).
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Here we go again: »Keep sbcglobal.net or att.net email address after DSL cancel

That thread is 11 pages and spans nearly a year. I'm sure your answer is somewhere within - happy reading

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POP on free Yahoo Accounts

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I'm about to bail on ATT DSL for cable and was looking at yahoo mail to see what settings could be manipulated if my xxxx@bellsouth.net accounts get converted to free yahoo mail with the same name. At the yahoo site I logged on with a yahoo.com id from an old account and found that yahoo offers POP access to the free addresses. (Gear)-tools>setting>accounts>edit yahoo account got me there. Makes me feel better about not losing 15 year old email addresses.

LEARN MORE LINK = »help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-deskt ··· ons=true