How to configure Yahoo email account for free POP 3 access.

Yahoo email account has to be configured to enable POP 3 access, only then the account details can be used to access email through Microsoft Outlook or some other POP 3 email clients. To configure yahoo email, logon to yahoo mail account and click on the Options link

Click on the POP Access and Forwarding Options link available in the options screen.

This should display the options to configure Web and POP access. Select the options as displayed below.

To view your yahoo account POP settings, click on the View POP settings link. These details are required in order to configure your account in Mail Clients like Microsoft Outlook.

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  • max September 25, 2007, 6:31 am

    right now, people need to pay some fees before use yahoo mail with ms outlook. is there any methods to use yahoo mail services without pay? if has, can u email me then.

  • ghediri May 11, 2008, 7:38 am

    please help me to configure outlook express for xp to send and receive emails , i have set my account but no result
    thank you

  • subhadeep June 14, 2008, 9:25 am

    I want to use the yahoo mail through microsoft outlook express 2003 free.is it possible if yes then just reply me in mail urgently…

  • Nidhish Gupta June 19, 2008, 1:26 pm

    hi i m nidhish and i want to configure my outlook with my yahoomail id so give me reply… how to configure outlook….

  • ananth July 14, 2008, 5:42 am

    i have free mail account in yahoomail i want to configer mail account to outlook pls help me

  • Outlook July 23, 2008, 10:24 pm

    Has anyone found a free solution to Yahoo and Outlook configuration?

  • Gmail July 31, 2008, 2:13 pm

    I can’t see ‘POP Access & Forwarding’ link in ‘Options’ page. Do we need to enable anything else to see that??? I want to configure yahoo mail in my Gmail account.

  • Monica August 6, 2008, 6:20 pm

    WELL??? Are there any free solutions for my free Yahoo! account?? Or do I have to pay $19.99 for mail plus that I don’t even need in order to configure my Yahoo! mail to my MS Outlook????

  • pradeep vishwakarma August 13, 2008, 6:48 am

    i want to configure ms outlook from yahoo.com but i m failed

  • nashan September 10, 2008, 1:00 am

    right now, people need to pay some fees before use yahoo mail with ms outlook. is there any methods to use yahoo mail services without pay? if has, can u email me then.

  • nashan September 10, 2008, 1:02 am

    we need to pay some fees before use yahoo mail with ms outlook express. is there any methods to use outlook express with yahoo mail services without pay? if has, pls tell me.

  • amit July 28, 2010, 8:49 pm

    hi my name is amit i can send email from outlook 2007 but i can not recived
    mail so please explain me how can i recived mail in outllok 2007 with yahoo.com.if ther is some setting then tell me what’s setting tkanks

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