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Monday, November 27th, 2017 9:32 PM

Yahoo email POP3 access suddenly stopped working in Outlook - RESOLVED

About 10 days ago (November 2017) my Yahoo email stopped downloading into Outlook 2010 (why?)!!! I've had this account set up for years. I reset my password as I suddenly was getting a login rejection. I can still login using the web client mail.yahoo.com and also on my phone, but cannot get Outlook access working again on my PC. I deleted the existing account in Outlook and started over, using the pop.mail.yahoo.com and smtp.mail.yahoo.com settings and ports, still doesn't work, I get the following error when trying to test:

Log onto incoming mail server (POP3): Your e-mail server rejected your login. Verify your user name and password for this account in Account Settings.  The server responded: -ERR [SYS/TEMP] Server error - Please try again later.

 

NOTE:  not sure why it stopped working originally, but I was finally able to get it to work again!

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6 years ago

Hello @bkelly95125,


It can be concerning to have your Yahoo email account stop downloading to Outlook 2010.  I will be more than happy to help!


It is great to hear the issue has been resolved! I see you have sent us a message, I will responding to it to see if you need any other additional assistance. Please look forward to my message!


Have a wonderful rest of the day!


Katie, AT&T Community Specialist  

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