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  1. flamereaper

    flamereaper Well-Known Member
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    Hi i am new to android and cannot get my free yahoo mail to work in my behold. I dont know much about pop3/imap. Can someone tell me step by step what to do?
     

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  2. Mastermind278

    Mastermind278 Well-Known Member
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    1. Click Email Icon
    2. Press Menu>>Accounts>>Add Account
    3. Press other Email
    4. Type your Yahoo Email Address and then type the Password
    5. Click Manual Setup
    6. Choose IMAP
    7. Under Username, make sure it has yourusername@yahoo.com, it has to have the @yahoo.com or it will not work.
    8.Under IMAP server type, imap.mail.yahoo.com
    9. Press Next
    10. Under SMTP server type, smtp.mobile.mail.yahoo.com
    11. Under Port change it to port 587
    12. Make sure there is a Check mark on require sign-in.
    14. Enjoy Yahoo Mail!
     
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  3. chadmd23

    chadmd23 Well-Known Member
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    Yahoo email does not work over wifi, you must use the mobile network.
     
  4. yatimameiji

    yatimameiji Well-Known Member
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    Yahoo does not offer pop/imap access on its free accounts. You have to access it via the web browser. Though they have updated the mobile web interface so its much better looking now.
     
  5. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation
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    Really? On a feature phone I had no problems setting up my yahoo account while receiving notifications.

    You mean to tell me that a smartphone can't even perform this feature?
     
  6. samson_420

    samson_420 Well-Known Member
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    Mine seems to work fine over WiFi. . . . . .
     
  7. flamereaper

    flamereaper Well-Known Member
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    samson how did you set it up??? I just cant get it to work.
     
  8. Mastermind278

    Mastermind278 Well-Known Member
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    If you follow my instructions above it will work. Try it! Works for me and other Android users.
     
  9. flamereaper

    flamereaper Well-Known Member
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    Mastermind i tried what you said but it now says invalid user or Password. I tried both with and without @yahoo.com still no luck. Btw i live in India if that makes a difference
     
  10. samson_420

    samson_420 Well-Known Member
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    Nope, never mind. . . . I so though it worked, and it might some times.


    Just tried it, does nothing. . . . . . Great stuff. . . .
     
  11. yatimameiji

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  12. herlegacy

    herlegacy New Member
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    @yatimameiji - thank you for posting that link! It worked perfectly with my Behold II! Yay!:D
     
  13. Bugdog

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  14. chadmd23

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    I was on the K9 code project page and noticed that a guy built a fix for the Yahoo over wifi issue. Not exactly sure how to implement it, but figured I'd let people know if it was causing them a headache.
     
  15. drrf

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    I got it to work only after turning WiFi off
     
  16. forgot to mention didn't change any of the numbers just left them alone, figured both numbers maybe phone specific.
     
  17. stumblingblock

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    Doesn't matter what I do, nothing's working, and that's all there is to it.
     
  18. chadmd23

    chadmd23 Well-Known Member
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    The K9 version that was released today incorporates the Yahoo email via wifi issue. I just tested it and it works!

    Here are my notes for getting yahoo imap set-up (I have a mail plus account):

    username= name@yahoo.com
    password = yourpassword
    imap server= imap.mail.yahoo.com
    port=143
    security=none
    optional = blank
     
  19. vdubt3

    vdubt3 New Member
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    I was able to set up the mail, but I am unable to open video attachments. Is there anything I can do?
     
  20. yatimameiji

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    If its a format the phone is unable to play(ie the stock media player or any other player downloaded from market) then it wont play. In the same way on a PC, the computer recognizes the file type and opens it with the associated program, its how it works on Android. If nothing is associated with the type of file attached, it wont do anything.
     
  21. jpkry

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    I have a Samsung Vibrant and can't access my yahoo mail. I did everything step by step. Says username or password incorrect. I don't know what else to do. Please help.
     
  22. suyash1

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    i think there is an app for android 2.x
     
  23. rleal2010

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    Not be mean, but there is a samsung vibrant section for specific help with your phone.
     
  24. djquick

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    And yes, Yahoo has an email application for Android 2.0 and up
     

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