Heads-up: Yahoo Now Offers free POP3

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  1. macychic

    macychic Member

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    Just found out that Yahoo now offers free POP3 support!

    create your new email address -
    *[email protected]ymail.com
    *[email protected]rocketmail.com

    and both have free POP3 feature!

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    settings here: LINK

    No need to use MacFreePop!

    *please delete if there's already an existing thread. :p
     
  2. Bulakbol

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    I'm trying it but it wouldn't work with Apple Mail. Won't work with Outlook too. Maybe they're still setting it up. It can see the POP server but it won't allow me to log on.
     
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  3. Sanobabits

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    i think this goes out to newly created accounts under that new address.
    am actually waiting for @yahoo to roll back their free pop3 access since they moved it to premium accounts around 10 years ago
     
  4. Bulakbol

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    Yup, I created a new Ymail address to test it. It's not working yet.
     
  5. donalyza

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    what's the pop3 server?
     
  6. antski

    antski Well-Known Member

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    IMAP is better for me.
     
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    I've had free pop3 access eversince, although my account is based in australia and i've had it for so many years now/ :)
     
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    Same here. Just created an account but couldn't access the POP mail address.
     
  9. macychic

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    um, have you tried enabling pop3 setting of your account? It's working for me. Mail.app and my e51.
     
  10. lawrencebosox45

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    i think this is for the yahoo (philippines) or other UK yahoo which offers the free POP (but with ad streaming). still really useful but kinda annoying because you have to put a .ph after your new email address.
     
  11. Bulakbol

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    Ah yeah, thanks for pointing that out. It's working now.
     
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    nice.. will be setting up a new email.. yehey..
     
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    Great info!
    Thanks a lot!
     
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    Thanks for the info...
     
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    Wow! This is great. Too bad that I just recently opened another e-mail with GMail. I now have 2 e-mail accounts. Three would be too much to handle. Haha
     
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    hey how do you enable popmail in ymail.. im having trouble finding it..
     
  17. Bulakbol

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    Click on Options (found at the upper right side) - Mail Options - Pop & Forwarding.
     
  18. coffeelover

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    Has anyone successfully enabled their pop3 service for yahoo, ymail or rocketmail account? I couldn't find Pop & Forwarding in mine. I think pop3 is only available for yahoo.com.ph accounts.
     
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    i did in ymail.. it's in the options - mail - then pop & forwarding as said by Bulakbol
     
  20. macychic

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    Okay here's how:

    First of all you must be logged in to your account. Then follow these steps:

    1. Click Option - Mail Options

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    2. Then you will see this page:
    Large version of the image here
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    3. Clicking that link will bring you here:
    Larger version here.
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    Click the radio button 'POP Access & Forwarding" to enable it :)

    HTH
     

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