How to Access Free Yahoo! Mail with Outlook 2007

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Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running

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Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running.

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Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running.

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Select "Tools | Account Settings..." from the menu in Outlook

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Select "Tools | Account Settings..." from the menu.

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Select Tools | Account Settings... from the menu in Outlook.

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Go to the "E-mail" tab

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Click "New...".

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  • Go to the E-mail tab.
  • Click New...
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Make sure "Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP" is selected

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Make sure "Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP" is selected.

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  • Make sure Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP is selected.
  • Click Next >.
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Type your name under "Your Name:"

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Make sure "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" is checked.

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  • Type your name (what you want to appear in the From: line of messages you send) under Your Name:
  • Enter your full Yahoo! Mail address (e.g. "example@yahoo.com") under E-mail Address:.
  • Make sure Manually configure server settings or additional server types is checked.
  • Click Next >.
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Make sure "Internet E-mail" is selected

Make sure
Make sure "Internet E-mail" is selected.

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  • Make sure Internet E-mail is selected.
  • Click Next >.
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Make sure "POP3" is selected under "Account Type:"

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Click "More Settings ...".

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  • Make sure POP3 is selected under Account Type:
  • Type "127.0.0.1" under both Incoming mail server: and Outgoing mail server (SMTP):.
  • 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 "example@yahoo.com", the ID is "example".
  • 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.

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  • 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 >"

Click
Click "Finish".

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  • Now click Next >.
  • Click Finish.