How to access to a Yahoo! Free email account using YPOP!

Geek 2.0 - April 11, 2020

How to access to a Yahoo! Free email account using YPOP! - Intertuto

Accédez à votre compte de messagerie Yahoo! pour envoyer et recever des courriers électroniques en utilisant les YPOP dans Mozilla Thunderbird.

In Mozilla Thunderbird, you can configure Yahoo! Mail using YPOP !. Mail is important in Yahoo! web access, it's easy, useful, and universal, but Mozilla Thunderbird is more than that. YPOP! provides a smart way as an alternative to the official IMAP and POP interfaces in case you want Mozilla Thunderbird to read and write your Yahoo! Mail messages.
Access a Yahoo! free email account in Mozilla Thunderbird using YPOP!
      To set up a Yahoo! free email account in Mozilla Thunderbird you need:
o Install the YPOP! and make sure they work;
o Select Tools / Account settings ... from the Mozilla Thunderbird menu;
o Click on Add an account ...;
o Make sure the email account is selected;
o Click Continue;
o Enter your name under Your name :;
o Type in your Yahoo! Mailing address ("for example@yahoo.com", for example) under Email address :;
o Click Continue;
o Make sure POP is selected under Select the type of incoming server you are using;
o Type localhost under incoming server :;
• If you are using Windows Vista or have problems later, try using "127.0.0.1" instead of localhost.
o Click Continue;
o Enter your Yahoo! Mail Username (for example "example") under Incoming username :;
• Mozilla Thunderbird should have already entered it for you.
o Click Continue;
o Type a name for your new Yahoo! email account under Account Name: (for example, "Yahoo! Mail");
o Click Continue;
o Now click on Done.
It is not only sending, we also receive mail. To ensure that we can send mail in addition to receiving (and possibly a copy of all send messages stored in the Yahoo! Mail online sent folder) we must:
o Highlight outgoing server (SMTP) in the list of accounts on the left;
o Click Add ...;
o Type "localhost" under Server name:
• If you are using Windows Vista or have problems later, try using "127.0.0.1" instead of "localhost" again.
o Make sure that Use name and password is checked;
o Type in your Yahoo! Username Mail under Username :;
o Click OK;
o Highlight Yahoo! Email account that you created before;
o Under Outgoing server (SMTP) :, make sure that localhost is selected;
o Click OK.

All the steps that have been given in this article teach you how you can use YPOP in Mozilla Thunderbird to access a Yahoo! Email account. This concerns the sending and receiving of e-mails.

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