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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kb58, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. kb58

    kb58 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    My Inspire receives Yahoo mail just fine, but when I try to reply it kicks back with an error about not being able to connect. Can someone please review my Yahoo outgoing settings?:

    SMTP server: smtp.mobile.mail.yahoo.com
    Security type: SSL
    Server port: 465

    Which one is wrong?

    Thanks

    [edit] found another post saying that outgoing needs to be:
    SMTP Server: android.smtp.mail.yahoo.com
    SSL
    Server Port: 465


    Tried that and it said it couldn't connect, so I set it back to the smtp setting I had, and now it won't connect with that either. Grrrr....
     



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  2. wraithevolution

    wraithevolution Well-Known Member

    My yahoo mail worked on my Inspire for the first few weeks and then promptly stopped working for no reason at all. No matter how much I altered the already correct settings, I could never get it to work again. I ended up using the k9 mail app, it worked like a champ and I've never looked back since.
     
  3. mrcamp

    mrcamp Well-Known Member

    What about deleting the account. Then re-add and choose automatic setup instead of manual. That worked for Mr.
     
  4. tsg9292

    tsg9292 Newbie

    It is the same for me as well but I use hotmail instead of yahoo... Could really use a fix :/
     
  5. guyweathersby

    guyweathersby Newbie

    Are you on WiFi or cell? I know my cable ISP does not allow SMTP traffic except through their own server, and I am told that is common.
     
  6. thowe21

    thowe21 Newbie


    Same problem here, will not connect over WIFI on an AT&T DSL account, works fine OTA.
     
  7. Keoni

    Keoni Lurker

    Did the same thing for my MSN account works fine now
     
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