1. impossiblefunky's Avatar
    Did Yahoo change settings on Friday/Saturday? All of a sudden I can't retrieve my mail any longer. Anyone else having this issue?
    02-01-2010 08:12 AM
  2. mc48's Avatar
    sometimes a reboot will do wonders. have you tried just turning your phone off and then on again? That is usually the first thing I do when i have a problem and more times than not it fixes the problem.
    02-01-2010 09:43 AM
  3. Butthead007's Avatar
    Sage advice. Rebooting most phones cures most problems.
    02-01-2010 09:59 PM
  4. IzelTokatl's Avatar
    I was able to use yahoo mail via imap for about 2 weeks, then it just stopped no matter what I did. I think they block your account once they cast some kind of a "net" on those users who circumvent their paid service.
    02-02-2010 11:43 AM
  5. patches152's Avatar
    My account stopped syncing, saying login failed. Reboot doesn't help, tries to delete and re-add account, unable to validate my info. Confirmed username and password are correct, everything. Tried the K-9 app, says only tmo users can get free yahoo email.

    I'm just gonna stop using yahoo. Screw it.
    02-02-2010 03:48 PM
  6. Busbar's Avatar
    Yahoo still syncs here, but only through 3G, never wi-fi.
    02-02-2010 04:53 PM
  7. TheSultan's Avatar
    Have you folks with problems tried deleting the email account on your phone and re-adding it?
    02-04-2010 02:27 PM
  8. patches152's Avatar
    yep, couldn't re-add it after i deleted it. as per my last post on the 2nd.
    02-04-2010 03:21 PM
  9. mambo101's Avatar
    I'm having the same problem and I paid Yahoo for their upgraged email package.
    02-04-2010 05:57 PM
  10. woodsb123's Avatar
    Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that this happened to me also initially a few days ago and then all of a sudden, yesterday it started working again. I didn't do anything differently. Also, by the way, I'm using the "free" account.
    02-05-2010 11:05 AM
  11. doogald's Avatar
    Since Yahoo does not formally support IMAP, and support POP3 only for paid accounts, I'd think that it would probably work unreliably more as the norm.
    02-05-2010 12:13 PM
  12. patches152's Avatar
    So I'm trying to add it back to my phone but it can't authenticate.

    Has anyone had luck adding it? Can you confirm settings for me please?

    Also, I was told you can forward yahoo into your gmail via pc but I wasn't able to get it to work. Any insight on this working or not?
    02-17-2010 12:11 AM