Saturday, October 18, 2008

Setting POP3 Yahoo Mail at Microsoft Outlook Express

Yahoo mail's user can receive and send email by using Microsoft Outlook Express.
It is necessary to make configuration in Outlook Express before using it. So far the domain of yahoo mail can use with and

Step by step to configure POP3 in MS Outlook Express :
1. From Tools, choose “Accounts.”
2. On tab “Mail.”
3. Click “Add”.
4. From Menu Add, click “Mail.”
5. At display name, type your name and click “Next.”
6. At email address, type (“”) and click “Next.”
7. At “My incoming mail server is a…” choose “POP3.”
8. Type “” at Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, atau HTTP) Server.
9. Type “” at Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server.
10. Click “Next.”
11. At Account Name, type ID (email address without “”).
12. At Password, Type your yahoo mail password.
13. If you want the Outlook Express automatic open with your password, check list at “Remember password.”
14. Don’t check list at “Log on using Secure…”
15. Click “Next.”
16. “Finish.”

Setting SMTP to authenticate the yahoo mail server
1. From menu Tools, choose “Accounts.”
2. On tab “Mail.”
3. Double click the label account “”
4. Choose tab “Servers.”
5. Checklist “My Server Requires Authentication.”
6. Then “OK.”

Manage document from Sever mail deletion :
1. From menu Tools, choose “Accounts.”
2. Choose tab “Mail.”
3. Double click at label account “”
4. Choose tab “Advanced.”
5. At Delivery, checklist “Leave a copy of messages on server” if wants to save documents, let this option if documents will be deleted from Yahoo mail.

Setting port for SMTP mail, to send and receive documents
1. From menu Tools, choose “Accounts.”
2. Choose POP Yahoo and click “Properties.”
3. Click tab “Advanced.”
4. For “Outgoing server (SMTP), change port 25 to 465
5. And then “Apply,”, click “OK” and “Close”

For incoming mail Server (POP3):
Use SSL, port: 995

For outgoing mail server (SMTP):
Use SSL, port: 465, use authentication

Goodluck and try it.