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  1.    05 Jun 2015 #1
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    How to use a Yahoo email with Mail app.


    I folks,

    I have an Outlook account, of course, but I don't use it. Instead I use my Yahoo email, but for some reason the new app won't let me add it. Instead it only wants my Outlook email. Is there and way to add a Yahoo email?

    This is what I get when I select Add Account in Mail settings.

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    Thanks for any help,

    -Chuck
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  2.    05 Jun 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    Chuck, try the other account choice.
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  3.    05 Jun 2015 #3
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    Okay, I just gave that try and it came back with this:

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    The email is correct, as well as the password.
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  4.    05 Jun 2015 #4
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    Hmm, I do not use a yahoo account to try. Try the advanced setup up option

    go to step 10 here in the tut

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...0-a.html?ltr=M
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  5.    05 Jun 2015 #5
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    Okay, I think I got it set up. As long as I got all the server address right.
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  6.    05 Jun 2015 #6
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    That should do it. Click the yahoo link it shows to verify your settings

    https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mobile/set...p-sln3697.html

    Good Luck!
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  7.    05 Jun 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    That should do it. Click the yahoo link it shows to verify your settings

    https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mobile/set...p-sln3697.html

    Good Luck!
    That's what I need! Thanks for the help Dude!

    -Chuck
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  8.    05 Jun 2015 #8
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    You're Welcome
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  9.    01 Feb 2016 #9
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    I have not seen one right post here for yahoo mail, This is an app and to work on a continuous basis, you need to create a one time app specific password. So go into yahoo, go to account security and sign in again, and then go to manage app passwords. Go to generate a one time app specific password like for an iPhone. You do not have to turn off the 2 step verification. When it asks for the app, just say windows 10 and generate. Copy and paste that password into the password for yahoo in the Windows 10 app and you are done! It will stay logged in.
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  10.    17 May 2016 #10
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    Dalem8203,
    This worked like a charm. I have been struggling with this for about a month and could not find anyone with the answer until now... THANKS!
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