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    • Annoyed from Dunfermline
    • By Annoyed from Dunfermline 17th May 17, 2:52 PM
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    Can I keep email addresses if leaving Sky?
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    • 17th May 17, 2:52 PM
    Can I keep email addresses if leaving Sky? 17th May 17 at 2:52 PM
    I am looking to completely ditch my Sky TV, Broadband & Telephone and move to another provider. Can anyone tell me the following. Can I keep and use all of the Sky Email addresses that I and my family have if I bin Sky? If so, is there anything I need to do to make sure we don't lose these addresses?
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    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 17th May 17, 4:26 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 4:26 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 4:26 PM
    Just make sure everyone logs in to their account every 5 months otherwise they suspend the account (prior to deleting them)


    (This is the current situation - can't be guaranteed not to change in the future)
    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 17th May 17, 4:31 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 4:31 PM
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    • 17th May 17, 4:31 PM
    As above .
    You don't own the rights so be aware you may lose access at anytime .
    Time to transfer to a non ISP email provider like GMail etc .
    • macman
    • By macman 18th May 17, 9:51 AM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:51 AM
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    • 18th May 17, 9:51 AM
    Sky is almost unique in allowing you to do this without charge-it can't last.
    No free lunch, and no free laptop
    • J B
    • By J B 18th May 17, 6:36 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 6:36 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 6:36 PM
    Sky is almost unique in allowing you to do this without charge-it can't last.
    Originally posted by macman
    I have two @onetel.com email addresses that still work - not been with them for about ten years!

    Do they still exist?
    • Robin9
    • By Robin9 18th May 17, 6:38 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 6:38 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 6:38 PM
    It's the inability to keep email addresses that stops me from switching - its all very well suggesting using a gmail address but I have an extensive list of contacts that use my aol address.
    • Annoyed from Dunfermline
    • By Annoyed from Dunfermline 18th May 17, 10:24 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:24 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:24 PM
    Thanks to everyone for the info, It's the thought of all my contacts, email history and people who i may have lost details for in the past that make me very wary of switching, but I appreciate your advice.
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