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skaul
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Outgoing emails blocked

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Task 'hidden - Sending' reported error (0x80042109) : 'Outlook cannot connect to your outgoing (SMTP) email server. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).'

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Nard_YC
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Re: Outgoing emails blocked

Hi there, @skaul. Thanks for posting on YesCrowd! 

If you're getting this error when trying to use your OptusNet webmail account on Outlook, I'd recommend checking our guide on Using an email application with OptusNet email

Generally, your settings should match these:

Host: smtp.optusnet.com.au
Username: Your email @OPTUSNET.com.au
Password: Your Optus net email password.
Server Port: 25 (no SSL) or 465 (with SSL)

Let us know how you go!

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