Apple Mail + Yahoo Mail Problem/Issue


macrumors member
Original poster
Oct 11, 2007
Hey guys,
So I've just purchased Yahoo! Mail Plus ($19.99 per year) and connected it to my Mail application on my laptop. Here is my issue:
Why doesn't the application communicate with my Yahoo account the same way as my iPhone? What I mean is.. let's say I deleted an e-mail on my laptop (on the Mail application). Why is this deletion not reflected on my real Yahoo web-mail account? Also, when I send e-mails from the Mail application, it doesn't show up in "Sent" on my Yahoo web mail application. Had I done any of the above on my iPhone, it obviously is stored also on Yahoos server.

Do you guys get what I'm saying? Can this be solved? Thanks in advance!


macrumors 68040
Oct 9, 2008
I think, but am not sure, that Yahoo setup via email client on a computer is POP configuration only. To have everything "sync" it would have to be set up as IMAP, which neither Yahoo free/paid support...


macrumors 6502
Oct 17, 2009
After much looking, I think it's safe to say so; Yahoo! does not currently offer IMAP for desktop email. However, IzyMail seems to get around that.
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