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quatermass3
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎13-03-2009

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I switched to O2 last month, and have not once been able to use the website to send text messages. I have tried at work and at home, on both IE and Firefox at the latter. The page it tries to go to just never loads up. Any ideas?
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gran2
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎17-03-2009

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I am having the same trouble
I am trying to use O2's free web based text messaging service. When I log into the O2 site at http://www.o2.co.uk/home and select to send a free text message it redirects to http://sendtxt.o2.co.uk/sendtxt/
and returns an error message.
I have tried both Firefox and IE browsers and get the following error messages:
Firefox error message
Failed to Connect
The connection was refused when attempting to contact sendtxt.o2.co.uk.
Internet Explorer Message
Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage
i have tried adding http://*.o2.co.uk to the trusted sites in IE but still does not load the page.
Can anyone advise us please
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browni
Posts: 2,084
Registered: ‎07-10-2008

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It's working for me.

Try logging in first then clicking my O2, send web text.

The site I get taken to is http://sendtxt.o2.co.uk/sendtxt/ and it is functional.
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gran2
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎17-03-2009

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thanks browni but that is as i do, abd i guess quatermass too
given your reply i tried adding the full url - but still does not work for me - having scoured several forums i think it may be to do with my firewall settings but not sure how to fix. I use BT Netprotect (McAfee)
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wickdaman
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎18-03-2009

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Maybe consider deleting your browsing history or cookies?
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jonsie
Posts: 16,682
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Registered: ‎04-01-2009

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Tried disabling firewall and checking link to http://sendtxt.o2.co.uk/sendtxt/ ?
This will confirm if it's the firewall settings or not. :smileysad:
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