default email client help!!

default email client help!!

i'm trying to set AT&T Yahoo! as my default mail. how do I go about doing this? do I need a toolbar? if so, what version and where can i download it since i can't seem to find AT&T Yahoo! from Internet Options. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanks.

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nevermind.. found the answer. :robotwink:

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Help! I am having this problem too.
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do you want to set AT&T Yahoo! as your default email application? you could download the AT&T Toolbar at att.software.yahoo.com website. Then on Internet Explorer browser, go to TOOLS --> INTERNET OPTIONS --> set AT&T Yahoo! as the email program. Hit OK.

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Okay but i don't like Internet explorer. I use firefox. so does that mean that I need to set internet explorer as default even though I don't use it? And also is that where I have to set all my internet options up at? I appreciate your help, I am trying to get the hang of this. I also use/have a gmail address and a hotmail. I dont understand what the default mail server means. What are my choices? Thanks for your help.
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you could use Mozilla if you prefer it more than IE browser. that's okay. i think it will be easier if you just access att.yahoo.com/mail to access your AT&T email. just type that address on the address bar.

 

you may go to Mozilla --> EDIT --> PREFERENCES --> set att.yahoo.com/mail as your homepage so that you could easily go to the AT&T mail page everytime Mozilla starts up.

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thank you, I will do that.
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I downloaded the Yahoo toolbar, but it did not show up as a selection in internet options. Now what? I click on send email in a website and it defaults to my previous email provider (which no longer is available to me).
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when you try to send email in a website, which program pulls up for your prev. email provider? is it outlook? or it opens up your prev. email provider's website?

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It pops up w/my prev email subscriber (Earthlink) which is the one Dell had program in when computer was sent (on start page, Internet options, etc.) Can't seem to shake it!
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what are the options listed under EMAIL on your Internet Options? is it currently set on EARTHLINK?

 

BTW, do you have a Mozilla browser? it is easier to set AT&T Yahoo! as the email application from that browser. if you have it, just go to "Edit -> Preferences -> Mail & Newsgroups" and select Yahoo or AT&T Yahoo Mail.

 

to remove earthlink as the default email application:

go to "Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs -> Set Program Access and Defaults [on the left] -> Custom", and remove EARTHLINK as your default e-mail application.

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Options under Internet Access:Earthlink TotalAccess Mailbox; MS Office Outlook; Hotmail; MSN Explorer; Outlook Express No Mozilla browser - it's MS Internet Explorer
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i see. go back to Internet Options --> just select HOTMAIL instead of Earthlink --. hit APPLY. and then you may setup your Internet Explorer's homepager as att.yahoo.com/mail so you could easily have access to your AT&T Mail page.

 

BTW, did you download the toolbar from att.software.yahoo.com website?

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I'll try that. re: BTW- no, just from yahoo.com- everytime I enter www.att.software.yahoo.com, I get the "unable to locate server" page.
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helpplz wrote:
I'll try that. re: BTW- no, just from yahoo.com- everytime I enter www.att.software.yahoo.com, I get the "unable to locate server" page.

 

i see. try going to att.yahoo.com/membercenter and then login as the primary AT&T email ID. once you are logged in, go to PRODUCTS AND SERVICES tab --> click on the AT&T Yahoo! Toolbar icon to download it.

 

 

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