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Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
I use this great program called Pop Peeper to monitor my Yahoo inbox, and YahooPops to manage my Bulk mail.
I only use it for yahoo but it also supports many other web mail brands.
You can now access your Hotmail with Outlook Express using HTTPmail.
In Outlook Express, go to Tools > Accounts > Add > Mail. Type in your full Hotmail email, including @hotmail.com. For server type, select HTTP. Under Server Information, ensure Hotmail is selected from the drop down menu. Enter all the other details. Click next, and you are done.
If you need to email me, click on my name and remove (nospam) in "To" box
hi i'm sorry my english is not good
i have a problem i use yahoomail not that pop3
how can i setting that if i use ms outlook, what how about the server URL ? thanks for your help
There is no official way to read Yahoo mail in anything other than the Yahoo web interface. So there's no Yahoo-approved way to use Outlook for this.
Previous comments on this article (above where you posted) have suggeted a third-party application that may work, but I have no experience with it.
If you are still having trouble with getting Yahoo POP3 to work,
incoming server name is pop.mail.yahoo.com
outgoing server name is smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Check the box next to My outgoing server requires authentication.
You need to enable POP3 in your Mail Options menu.
International Yahoo accounts still have POP3 by enabling Yahoo Delivers. For example, if you are sign up in uk.yahoo.com, you have POP3 access. Same with Yahoo Australia, China, Brazil, etc.
Ok here's an update, apparently MSN won't allow you to download your Hotmail account with Outlook Express unless you upgrade to a paid account. This is another shamefull example of how they wish to perpetuate an already exhoborant monopoly, not only do we have to buy their software but have to pay to redeem our own mail now, its riddiculous! If anyone knows anyway around this I'd be glad to hear it
for hotmail you can use pop3hot.com for both the incoming and outgoing server name, I think you might have to pay for after the trial is up though, I'm not sure on that I just started using it my self.
In order to use Yahoo's pop3 in the UK you will need to sign up for a Subscription to Yahoo! Delivers. This service is free:
This is not available in the US. You will have to pay for Yahoo plus in order to have pop3 access in the US.
Yahoo! disabled their free access to its POP3 service as of 24th April, 2002!! (read: no free access unless you're a Yahoo! Mail Plus member). Hence, you need to use YahooPops! (http://yahoopops.sourceforge.net/) and the like to have POP3 access.
I am still using POP3 access on one of yahoo's free accounts. yahoo.com.br but as for a yahoo.com regular account you can't unless you updrade to a plus account.
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