Changed User Name with my ISP, now everything is screwed up on my iMac and iPad

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by redwoodbear, Jun 18, 2012.

  1. redwoodbear

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    Apr 10, 2011
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    I had to change my User Name with my ISP because I was receiving like 400 spam emails per day. After making those changes I attempted to go through my iPad Settings and iMac Preferences and so forth. I have two email accounts with this ISP plus a Gmail and Yahoo account. My primary account is the first one with my ISP. When the ISP changed my User Names, they also changed one of my passwords. Now, when I try to send or receive mail through my primary account, I get an error that the User Name or Password for the email account is incorrect. I have reentered them numerous times and I am certain they are correct because they work everywhere else in my system. Why is this happening and how do I fix it?

    In addition, when I go to the iCloud Settings on my iPad, it has my secondary email address inserted in the Apple ID field (it was not originally set up that way) and I cannot change it. I have followed the Help instructions for making the change but it repeatedly tells me it is sending me an email so that I can verify my account. That email never shows up and the screen shots in Help do not match what appears on screen, making things all that much more difficult.

    I have been fighting this battle for three weeks. Every time I think I have it solved, I end up right back where I started from. At one point I thought I had things working correctly, then I did a sync between my iPad and iMac and everything is again screwed up.

    I realize this is really complicated and hard to explain. I hate to pay someone in my local Mac shop to fix this, but I am completely out of ideas. If anyone has any helpful thoughts I would love to hear them.
  2. leelai

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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    I've moved your thread to our Help Section where you will receive a better response.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

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