FYI here is what Windows FB have suggested, which is where I posted the issue looking for help
We truly appreciate your effort in providing us these details. Based on all the details that you have mentioned, you have already tried series of troubleshooting steps, an advance troubleshooting might be needed to get through this and it might be bit complex. In this case, we highly suggest contacting our tech support team at 13 20 58. They have all necessary tools to assist you regarding your concern. Alternatively, you may schedule a call back or chat with them in real time via this link: http://msft.social/lLLWZI. Let us know how it goes. ^Vkie
Unfortunately I can't call them until Tuesday, so when I do get through to someone I will most certainly let you guys know how it went
Have a nice weekend
Hello everyone out there interested in my reply to this crazy problem
I've just gotten off live chat with tech support from Microsoft and we went back through everything I've already done again to try to fix the problem with the TPG account sending but not receiving mail
Unfortunately, my issue was not resolved
I was told that MS Mail works well with commercial e-mail accounts but this person wasn't sure about private providers and said that TPG may have a filter, where they may have to grant permission to use this mail app
Has anyone else had this problem and know about TPG's permissions to use 3rd party mail apps ? It was never a problem when I was using MS Outlook....
We don't have any special filter that will require an email application to get a permission in order for your TPG e-mail account to work.
Once the correct settings are set to the email client, everything should work smoothly.
You may try to use a different email client to confirm that your TPG e-mail is working.
bugger to both of them...
Just installed Thunderbird to see what would happen and believe it or not, all 3 accounts (2 x gmail and 1 x TPG) set up in a matter of 5 mins !!
Thanks so much for trying to help, my advice for anyone else having trouble with MS Mail App, ditch it and use something else, especially since MS Tech Support aren't able to help
Cheers to both you and Shane for your replies, suggestions and simply just caring and wanting to help