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  • Carly Louise Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Oh my goodness!! I have been trying to set up my free yahoo mail for 3 days now and ONE simple thing from all of these posts helped me out!  I have a free account, my password is small and I set up with IMAP and I was still receiving the caution triangle symbol in the actual apple mail. All is took was for me to enter into apple mail, click on- mail- on the menu bar in the upper left hand corner, drop down and click on - preferences, click on the yahoo mail icon, find -Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) and open the box. At the bottom click- edit SMTP server list and in the Server Name box it should read- smtp.mail.yahoo.com - Ok, all you have to do is add a : to the end of it!! That's it, a colon!! So now it should read- smtp.mail.yahoo.com:  This is just for those of you who have set up everything proper with IMAP with the port 993 and its still not working. I hope this helps!

  • bachelorbob Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    On my iPhone 5 (iOS 6.0.1), I got Yahoo mail working via POP using the info on this page:

     

    http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&y=PROD_MAIL_ML&locale=en_GB&id=SLN47 24

     

     

    For both incoming and outgoing mail, use your full Yahoo e-mail address as your 'User Name' and put your password in both 'Password' fields.  Turn SSL on, use password authentication, and server port 465.

  • manbert Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thank you so much. Fixed it for me after Apple mail not setting it up automatically

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