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My Vodafone - new steps to set up email as your login/username - Sun 5 August 2018

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My Vodafone - new steps to set up email as your login/username - Sun 5 August 2018

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Hello all

  

From Sunday morning, any app users who have not yet updated to the latest version of the My Vodafone app will need to update the app before using My Vodafone. Then you'll be asked to update your sign-in details to a simpler, more secure email sign-in.

 

Steps to follow

  1. Enter the email address you want to use to access My Vodafone
  2. Re-enter the email address to confirm
  3. We will send you an email to that address
  4. In that email, click the "Confirm email" red button
  5. We will then open My Vodafone login screen in a web browser, with a green box showing that your email is confirmed
  6. Enter your email address
  7. Enter your My Vodafone password (same as when you used your mobile number)
  8. You should be logged in - done! 

Cheers

 

m

 

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Are they exciting changes?

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Re: My Vodafone - planned outage Sat 28 July 2018

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Yes, more details to follow. 

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Re: My Vodafone - planned outage Sat 28 July 2018

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I see Two Degrees have also made the switch to logging in with a email address instead of mobile number. any reason behind such a chnage?

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Re: My Vodafone - planned outage Sat 28 July 2018

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@Christopher

Simply means your "account" is specifically tied to your mobile number, so easier to have mobile, broadband, TV etc tied to that broader account.

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Re: My Vodafone - planned outage Sat 28 July 2018

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Oh this is part of a bigger plan to merge mobile and broadband onto one bill and one login tied to a email address rather then mobile number is the first step.

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@Christopher

Gives us the option to offer and making more consistent - CustomerZone already works this way.

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Re: My Vodafone - new steps to set up email as your login/username - Sun 5 August 2018

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@MikeHales I'm unable to access My Vodafone from both my phone or via my computer. Do I need to re-register with an email address for sign-in?

 

I uninstalled and reinstalled the app on my phone but didn't get any prompts to register with an email address.

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Re: My Vodafone - new steps to set up email as your login/username - Sun 5 August 2018

by Contributor kiwi_harry Contributor
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Just an update. I tried this again last night and it is now working. 

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Re: My Vodafone - new steps to set up email as your login/username - Sun 5 August 2018

by JoBowers Starter Poster
Message 10 of 23 (343 Views)

You might want to remove the "email or mobile" prompt from the app if you are now only accepting email.

 

My partner had all sorts of issues this morning, the call centre didn't know what was going on, and when she finally managed to get in it said "Hi Gary".  LOL - who is Gary we wonder.

 

 

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