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    Dec 13, 2011
    iPhone Mail Account keeps failing
    The Mail account (incoming imap, outgoing smtp) works fine for a few days then just stops receiving/sending. Promptly delete mail account on iPhone (5) and recreate mail account - working again immediately for maybe a day or two then happens again. Is this an iPhone issue or the email provider ( ntlworld in the uk) or the phone service provider ( O2 in the uk). It's driving my girlfriend crazy and I get the flak. Any help appreciated.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    It's more likely an issue with either your email provider or possibly the phone carrier. Without knowing exactly how the account is being setup each time, it's difficult to predict what the problem could be.

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    Dec 13, 2011
    Thanks - will pursue with both - doesn't appear if others are having these problems...

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