Windows 10: Mail App fails to Synchronise my Yahoo Mail a/c
Mail App fails to Synchronise my Yahoo Mail a/c
After updating to "Anniversary Update" (currently I am using Build 14393.351), the Mail App fails to Synchronise with my Yahoo Mail a/c. I am getting the notification, "Your Yahoo a/c settings are out of order". I have tried saving the "user a/c" & "password' in the relevant pop up window of Mail app several times to no effect. I have downloaded & ran "Windows Store diagnostic package", which also did not solve the problem. Some time I get Error Code : 0x80072af9.
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That was the first action I tried. It didn't work. A window pops up asking for User ID & Password. Even after saving I am back to square one.
Yahoo is forcing many accounts to update their passwords, due to an old security breach.
As a result, you really should try logging into your Yahoo account on a browser, to see if it's blocking your account for that password change.
I am accessing my Yahoo a/c regularly through a Browser(Edge/IE). It appears there is a problem with the Mail App. As per comments in Microsoft Community Forum, I uninstalled it using Windows Powershell & reinstalled it from Windows Store, but the problem persists.
Im not getting the same as the OP,But with my yahoo email i never have the option to have mail as it arrives,Seems yahoo doesnt do push messages. So for now i have set up a forwarding email address in my yahoo settings,Maybe this is what the OP will have to do.
AFAIK, NO IMAP or POP mail services push messages out to email client apps. They only create that appearance by pulling their messages with scheduled pull sessions.
Gmail has the option to have emails straight away so it must be something to do with yahoo.
This story showed up on ZDnet this morning, explaining Yahoo's recent move to block email auto-forwarding:
Source: Yahoo Mail doesn't want you to leave, disables auto-email forwarding
I have just upgraded to Win. 10, my Yahoo mail needed and app to work properly, I downloaded the app, but Yahoo still the same, how to apply app? The Verizon e-mail will not even open, HELP
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 was setting up my Yahoo account in the Windows Mail App. I received this from Yahoo:
Source: Yahoo Mail is Here for Windows 10 | Blogging Windows