Using Mail with Yahoo

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by sionharris, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. sionharris macrumors regular

    Oct 29, 2006
    My girlfriend and I have both tried setting up Mail with Yahoo but the POP and SMTP servers are rejecting both of our passwords. Can anybody think what we might be doing wrong? Thanks.

    Edit: found out I need Yahoo Plus. Would be nice if they bothered to mention this in the setting-up instructions.
  2. Gee macrumors 65816

    Feb 27, 2004
    London, UK
    The outgoing (smtp) server maybe blocked by your ISP - often they only allow you to use their own smtp server to send mail.

    Not sure about POP - but I recall you had to go and switch on access somewhere in the Yahoo account prefs. You did this, yes?
  3. sionharris thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 29, 2006
    Just edited my original post, sorry for wasting your time. Didn't realise most places charge you to use POP mail.

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