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Password incorrect

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Password incorrect

I am trying to set up an email program. Every time i try to set it up for my Yahoo account, it states that my password is incorrect or invalid, but, when I check my Yahoo account, itis the correct password. Any suggestions?

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Mail Pro All-star

Re: Password incorrect

Greetings @cofused

 

Since you didn't mention what email program you are using you may need to contact the maker of this program and see if they can offer some assistance. 

 

Here's some IMAP settings you can use.

 

It may also be that you need to use an app password instead of the password you use to sign into your account from a web browser.

 

Generate third-party app passwords - https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/sln15241.html

 


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Please note that the classic version of Yahoo Mail will no longer be available after January 30, 2019. At that time, you'll be upgraded to the latest version of Yahoo Mail or basic Mail, depending on your browser's compatibility.
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Mail Pro All-star

Re: Password incorrect

Greetings @cofused

 

Since you didn't mention what email program you are using you may need to contact the maker of this program and see if they can offer some assistance. 

 

Here's some IMAP settings you can use.

 

It may also be that you need to use an app password instead of the password you use to sign into your account from a web browser.

 

Generate third-party app passwords - https://help.yahoo.com/kb/mail-for-desktop/sln15241.html

 


Please give Kudos for any answer you like
Please click the Accept as Solution button if an answer resolves your issue

Please note that the classic version of Yahoo Mail will no longer be available after January 30, 2019. At that time, you'll be upgraded to the latest version of Yahoo Mail or basic Mail, depending on your browser's compatibility.