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Why cant I receive incoming e-mail

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Why can't I receive incoming e-mail?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 8 years ago.

Will need more info to be able to try and help here.

Please detail what Application (Apple Mail, Microsoft Entourage, Mozilla Thunderbird, other... ) you are using for your mail and what server or Mail provider you are trying to receive mail from

Basically, tell me everything you can about the issue. I need details, lots of details.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I can send e-mail but can't receive. My server is (unfortunately) Fairpoint.

I also have lots of trouble with Safari and more often than not see the beach ball.
Expert:  Mike replied 8 years ago.

I still need to know more please.

What email client are you using? Or do you only use webmail?

I cannot help without assistance from you.

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
All of a sudden, I began to get my incoming mail. Is it possible that the probem solved itself????
Expert:  Mike replied 8 years ago.
Oh yeah. It may have been a server issue. It is usually on late Saturdays or Sundays that tech people do maintenance. They may have had it offline for a while.

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