Thursday, August 27, 2009

How to Access Free Yahoo! Mail with Windows Live Mail

I just got my windows live mail setup and I found that I couldn’t pop my yahoo mail unless I was a corporate subscriber. I was very sad and cried for a while. The oracle came by and showed me a little trick that could help. I'm still trying it so if it doesn’t work please bare with me and the "oracle"

To set up a free Yahoo! Mail account in Windows Live Mail you have to download and setup YPOPs!
> You can download YPOPs! from here!

To set up a free Yahoo! Mail account in Windows Live Mail using YPOPs!:
1. Install YPOPs! and make sure it is running.

2. Select Tools | Accounts... from the menu in Windows Live Mail.

3. Click Add....

4. Make sure E-mail Account is highlighted.

5. Click Next.

6. Type your Yahoo! Mail address under E-mail address:

7. Enter your Yahoo! Mail password under Password:

8. Type your name under Display Name:

9. Make sure Manually configure server settings for e-mail account is checked.

10. Click Next.

11. Make sure POP3 is selected under My incoming mail server is a ___ server..

12. Enter "localhost" (not including the quotation marks) under Incoming server:
If "localhost" turns out not to work, try "" instead.

13. Check your Yahoo! Mail user name (your Yahoo! Mail address minus
"") is entered under Login ID.

14. Type "localhost" under Outgoing server:

15. Click Next.

16. Now click Finish.

17. Click Close.

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