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Can I sinc my yahoo mail with my captivate?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Chief714, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. Chief714

    Chief714 Well-Known Member
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    I've tried to do this and it won't sync up... any thoughts?
     

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  2. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Well-Known Member
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    download k9 mail, yahoo mail wont sync with the stock email client. you could also try maildroid
     
  3. trant01

    trant01 Active Member
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    or you can just download the yahoo mail app from the market.
     
  4. XTheEnthusiastX

    XTheEnthusiastX Active Member
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    The Yahoo! Mail app SUCKS...it always freezes and is VERY slow. I definitely recommend k9 mail as I was amazed by how much faster/more stable this app was compared to the Yahoo! mail app.
     
  5. Chief714

    Chief714 Well-Known Member
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    I'm still having issues. I tried to do the whole thing in my gmail account. Didn't work. Tried K9. Didn't work. Does it matter if it's a ymail.com (another type of yahoo mail) account and not just your standard yahoo.com account?
     
  6. alphadog00

    alphadog00 Well-Known Member
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    Standard Yahoo will not allow POP3 access Except over ATT (Edge or 3G) unless you pay for premium Yahoo. If you try to setup POP3 yahoo email over WiFi it won't work.

    YMAIL.COM POP3 Settings ?? - Yahoo! Answers
     
  7. RavenFox

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    Actually there is a thread with settings for using imap. That's what I use and it works great.
     

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