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Im trying to set up a forwarder for my email but its not working

If you’re having trouble setting up an email forwarder, there could be several reasons for the issue. Here are some steps to troubleshoot and resolve the problem:

1. Check Forwarding Rules:

  • Review the forwarding rules you’ve set up to ensure they are configured correctly. Verify that you have entered the correct forwarding email address.

2. Verify Email Account Access:

  • Confirm that the email account from which you’re trying to forward emails is accessible and working properly. Test sending and receiving emails from that account.

3. Check Spam or Junk Folder:

  • Ensure that forwarded emails are not being marked as spam or junk by the email provider. Check the spam or junk folder for any forwarded emails.

4. Forwarding Address Exists:

  • Make sure that the forwarding email address you’ve specified is valid and exists. Double-check for typos in the email address.

5. Verify Forwarder Settings:

  • Check the settings for the forwarder in your email client or email service provider. Ensure you have selected the correct forwarding options (e.g., forwarding only, keeping a copy in the original mailbox).

6. Check Email Quotas:

  • Confirm that the email account you are forwarding from has not reached its storage quota. If the mailbox is full, it may not be able to forward new emails.

7. Test with Another Forwarding Address:

  • Try setting up the forwarder with a different email address to see if the issue persists. This can help determine if the problem is specific to the forwarding address.

8. ISP or Email Provider Restrictions:

  • Some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or email providers may have restrictions on email forwarding. Check with your email provider or ISP to ensure they allow email forwarding.

9. Check Server Status:

  • Verify if your email provider’s servers are experiencing any issues. Check the service status on their website or contact their support for information.

10. Verify Forwarder Setup:

  • Review the documentation or support resources provided by your email service provider for specific instructions on setting up email forwarders. Each provider may have slightly different procedures.

11. Contact Support:

  • If you have tried all the above steps and the issue persists, contact the support team of your email service provider. They can provide specific assistance based on their system configuration.

By going through these steps, you should be able to identify and address the issue with setting up the email forwarder. If you encounter difficulties, reaching out to your email provider’s support is the next recommended step.