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I want to change the default email authentication to 'Password' from 'MD5 Challenge-/Response' When sending emails out, it always defaults to 'MD5 Challenge-Response' and even if i change it to...
10-03-2007, 12:55 PM #1Mail Settings - Advanced -Authentication
I want to change the default email authentication to 'Password' from
When sending emails out, it always defaults to 'MD5 Challenge-Response' and even if i change it to password, it automatically resets, sometimes even before i have managed to get the email off (usually resulting in 3 copies being sent).
I could be doing something wrong, but if i could just change the order which may be in a plist or strings file, then it would automatically default to the correct one.
Any help appreciated, but obviously not major important.
I should add that i believe that it is buried within the /library/mail/accounts.plist - AuthenticationScheme which currently is set to 'X-APOP' (presumably MD5 Challenge-Response), but if that's the case I need to determine what string to replace it with.
TIA to all who respond
Last edited by crunchingnumbers; 10-03-2007 at 12:55 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
10-14-2007, 09:54 PM #2
I've got same problem too! Whats going wrong? Before I using extremely fine~! but dunno why today have same problem as well...
11-06-2007, 07:49 PM #3
i suddenly started receiving an "X-APOP authentication" error on my iphone when checking mail, and when i went to settings couldn't change the authentication settings (always reverted to MD5)..
so after a lot of searching on the net, it seems sometimes the mail account can get corrupted.. the fix? delete the account, and re-add it.. now it works like a charm!
11-13-2007, 11:48 AM #4
i also would like to know how to put hotmail on the iPhone