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Thread: Setting -up Yahoo Email Account in Windows Mail

  1. #1
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    Setting -up Yahoo Email Account in Windows Mail

    Hello,

    I am trying to setup my yahoo mail account in windows mail, but I am getting error message saying that " The connection to the server has failed. Account: 'plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com', Server: 'plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com', Protocol: POP3, Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Socket Error: 10061, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E".

    Can you please help to fix this problem ?

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    Well free US Based Yahoo account don't have POP access, are you paying for the optional mail plus feature to yahoo ? If yes, then I would recommend you to change your port and SSL settings to agree with Yahoo directions: Please check the below URL for more assistance.

    http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mai...op/pop-14.html

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