Access a Free Yahoo! Mail Account with Outlook

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Install YPOPs!

Install YPOPs! and make sure it is ru...
Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running. Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running.
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Open Outlook

Select Tools | E-mail Accounts... from t
Select Tools | E-mail Accounts... from the menu in Outlook. Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Open Outlook.
  • Select Tools | E-Mail Accounts... from the menu.
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Make sure "Add a new e-mail account" is selected

Make sure Add a new e-mail account is se
Make sure Add a new e-mail account is selected. Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Make sure Add a new e-mail account is selected.
  • Click Next >.
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Check "POP3"

Choose POP3 as the Server Type
Choose POP3 as the Server Type. Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Check POP3.
  • Click Next >.
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Type your name under "Your Name:"

Click
Click "More Settings ...". Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Type your name under Your Name:.
  • Enter your Yahoo! Mail address under E-mail Address:.
  • Type "localhost" under both Incoming mail server (POP3): and Outgoing mail server (SMTP):.
    • If "localhost" later turns out not to work, you can try "127.0.0.1" instead.
  • Type your Yahoo! ID under User Name:.
    • The Yahoo! ID is also the first part of your Yahoo! Mail address, i.e. everything before "@yahoo.com". If your Yahoo! Mail address is "hmmzl34@yahoo.com", the ID is "hmmzl34".
  • Enter your Yahoo! Mail password under Password:.
  • Click More Settings .
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Go to the "Outgoing Server" tab

Make sure
Make sure "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" is checked. Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Make sure My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication is checked.
    • Leave Use same settings as my incoming mail server selected.
  • Click OK.
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Now click "Next >"

Access an AOL Email Account with Outlook
Access an AOL Email Account with Outlook. Heinz Tschabitscher
  • Now click Next >.
  • Click Finish.
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