Speaking Email for Telstra/BigPond

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Q: How do I set up with Telstra/BigPond?

A: If you have the older BigPond email service:

- choose the POP option

- enter the server mail.bigpond.com

- stick with the default SSL and port

- enter your full email address as the username


If you have the newer Outlook.com service from Telstra:

- choose the Hotmail/Outlook.com option

- enter your full email address as the username


Full details are on Telstra's website here.


What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag, reply, or forward. It can be completely by voice command, or use the large on-screen buttons or full screen touch gestures.


Who is it for?

People with blindness or visual impairment. People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving between appointments.


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