Yahoo BizMail sync Issues

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by HeadGear, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. HeadGear, Feb 28, 2012
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2012

    HeadGear macrumors member

    Feb 21, 2012
    I know you're wondering why did I post this in the MacBook Pro section, well this is what my client is using along with an iMac and iPhone 4S.

    My problem:

    Client has a yahoo biz mail account (looks like: instead of it saying It's a POP3 account (might answer the question)

    We installed the account on the iPhone 4S, MacBook Pro and iMac. However none of the e-mails sync up together. i.e. if I delete an e-mail it doesn't delete anywhere else, if I move an e-mail on one computer it's not moved on anything else. I believe this is a POP issue. Does Yahoo biz mail allow you to switch to IMAP and would this fix my problem or should I try and switch the account over to GMAIL since I know it can handle this and if so what is the best process (export all e-mails, import and have them show on all 3 mac devices).

    Thanks for the help!


    Found this link:

    Main question is if I do this will it allow me to keep my or will my new address be
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    This is not so much a POP "issue", rather it is exactly how POP is supposed to behave.

    Not sure if they allow switching to IMAP, but if they do it would fix your problem.

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