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Yahoo Mail - Read your email with a mail client

To enable you to read your mail Yahoo! Mail with using a mail client (eg Mozilla ThunderBird, Outlook, Netscape, Eudora, etc..), you must first:

Configure Yahoo! Mail

  • Go to your Yahoo
  • Click on "Options"
  • Select "Mail Options"
  • Click on "Forwarding and POP"
  • Select "Web and POP Access" and OK

Configure email client

  • In your preferred email client, enter the following parameters:
  • Incoming mail (POP3): pop.mail.yahoo.com
  • Use an SSL connection, port: 995
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Use an SSL connection, port 465 with authentication
  • Account Name / Username: your mailaddress@yahoo.com
  • Email Address: Your mailaddress@yahoo.com
  • Password: your Yahoo password!


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