I have stumbled on a number of web articles about telus mail moving to gmail. Link: https://www.telus.com/en/bc/support/article/telus-email-transition-general-information
I have not received any notification of this. Any idea what is happening.
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They are migrating the email accounts over in batches. They will email you prior to your account moving.
They say they handle multiple email accounts as long as they are with Telus. It says they can be acccessed with just one sign in.... I only had one that I migrated, so I can't confirm that it really works! see this link:
Aliases are still working on TELUS email powered by Google. The main difference is that webmail.telus.net allows you to login using any address, whereas mail.google.com only allows for one address to be used for logging in. You will be able to send and receive via the aliases (Send an email from an alias).
The first thing you probably want to do is use File Explorer to find the .pst file which should have all your off line data. If you don't find a pst then look for .ost. I would look at the size of it and the file modification data, and then make a copy in a backup folder.
Then I see a Microsoft Support procedure to do a repair on an office product that includes Outlook 2010. Your could try that to see if that allows Outlook to start up again.
I have used Thunderbird for over 10 years, I like how simple and clean it is. I highly recommend it. BUT my telus webmail suddenly stopped going to my Thunderbird account and had a few other issues so I re-downloaded it. When setting it up this gmail stuff kept coming up. I was confused because I had a telus email. Also it now won't let me do anything because it is rejecting my password. Up until day before yesterday after doing research I found out about the migration to gmail. I have not heard anything from Telus. I had called Telus support to get some help and ask about the gmail thing and he told me that Telus had changed over to Google but he never mentioned anything about a migration. He tried to help me but nothing worked. Does anyone know if my troubles with Thunderbird are because I have been migrated yet? I am not computer savvy. I have gone to the website pages that explain how to transfer Telus webmail to Thunderbird but none of them work. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
About all I can do is tell you what I have done. I had a POP3 account in Thunderbird linked to my Telus webmail. I never really used the Telus Webmail. Thunderbird with a POP3 link downloads all email from the Telus server each time you open up Thunderbird. When my migration date was set, I opened Thunderbird the night before to ensure I had all the mail downloaded from Telus. The next day after I was migrated I set up a new account in Thunderbird following the instructions from Telus at this link:
Now I have a old, dead, set of folders in Thunderbird from the time before migration, and a new account with folders that I am slowly adding which is linked using IMAP to the new Google account. There is a point in this that lets you set up the account to an existing gmail address, or to a new one with Telus G Suite. I chose the new G Suite account which retains my existing Telus email address.
For me, it basically worked for email. Contacts and Calendar have been a bit more problematic, but I have it pretty much sorted out.
@Tinasco have you tried logging into webmail.telus.net? If you are redirected to Google, you have been migrated. If you are able to access webmail.telus.net, (and possibly see the invitation form to pick a date) you are still on the old platform.
If you are on Google, use this article: Set up TELUS email on your computer using Mozilla Thunderbird
If you are on webmail still, use this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/manual-account-configuration and these settings:
Incoming (IMAP): imap.telus.net port: 993
Outgoing (SMTP): smtp.telus.net port:465
If I was in your situation, I would be looking for some family or friend that has good understanding of PC based computer systems, to help you out. I suspect your data is still recoverable. And as @NFtoBC suggests you may want to consider a more current and stable mail program like Thunderbird.