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    la vache fantôme phantomcow2's Avatar
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    Email client wont send messages.

    My college provides me with an email via Google Apps, so my email is in a myname@college.edu format. Anyways, I've been using Mozilla Thunderbird to connect connect to gmail for years now, but when I came back after a 3 week break, messages no longer send.

    I can and do receive messages, but if I try to send, Thunderbird continues to prompt me for a password. It does this again and again, never actually sending the message. I'm at a loss as to why this is. Anybody have ideas?
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    What's the outgoing SMTP mail-server listed in the Thunderbird preferences?

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    la vache fantôme phantomcow2's Avatar
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    smtp.gmail.com
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    Use TLS, if available.
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    When I have send receive problems with outlook, if I open my task manager and look at the processes tab, I often find multiple processes of Outlook running. If I shut them all down and the open outlook, it will send and receive fine. Might be worth a try.
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    I'm using Thunderbird. Anyways, I was just inspired to change it to port 465. For some reason, this worked.
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    I am a computer idiot. To me, Thunderbird is a car, an old cartoon, a cheap wine, or a group of incredibly skilled aviators. Glad you were able to fix your problem.
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    Thanks. For the record, Thunderbird is just another email client (like Outlook, Outlook express, Eudora, etc.) brought to you by Mozilla. It's free and very functional.
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    For the record, Thunderbirds are GO!

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