4271 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 18, 2011 10:32 AM by Timo Ruohomaki
Hello, I recently got a IPod Touch. I am learning about the email option. I am able to receieve emails just fine, but when I go to send emails, I get the error...."The sender address... was rejected by the server." I am using the same server address as my computer email. Not sure who I should contact or what the problem might be. Please help!
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iOS 4 seems to have a minor bug in its Mail application. Whenever you send email, you are supposed to use SMTP server related to your ISP. This is different than the incoming server (POP/IMAP), that is the same whatever your ISP is. So as an example, your wlan might be provided by different ISP than what is your carrier.
The bug in Mail application is the following: you can define multiple SMTP hosts in the mail settings, but in error such as the "Sender address rejected by server", it doesn't try another SMTP host, just the first one. So to prevent this happening, you would need to switch off the primary SMTP when accessing the net elsewhere.