General having problems adding e-mail

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by heavydrop, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. heavydrop

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    Im new to the forums and i just got my phone today from Fed Ex. Im having problems adding yahoo emal accts but I added a live acct easily. I apologize if this is a stupid question. I would appreciate any help. Thank you
     

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  2. iBowToAndroid

    iBowToAndroid Well-Known Member
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    Yahoo cannot be set up via Wifi, make sure you are not on Wifi.. This has been reported by several users so far- I am looking into this tomorrow at work. You can PM me to see what I found out, if you like..
     
  3. BuTbKa

    BuTbKa Well-Known Member
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    I had no problem at all, just entered login and password info, and boom - it's done. Receiving e-mails, and everything:thinking:.
     
  4. dbrits

    dbrits Well-Known Member
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    How!? What black magic is this??!! (Or did you connect via 3G and not Wi-Fi? ;) )
     
  5. tranceFusion

    tranceFusion Well-Known Member
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    nobody bothers to mention this dirty little secret.. i guess they figure you will just use twitter instead of email..
     
  6. alamoe

    alamoe Well-Known Member
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    do what it says in the 3rd post on this page
     
  7. Kyuss

    Kyuss Well-Known Member
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    The IMAP settings will get hosed though anytime you turn on wi-fi. Yahoo never officially announced IMAP, seems like they want to keep it for mobiles only. That said, I have an AT&T Yahoo email since AT&T is my ISP and I had no issues setting it up for POP.
     

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