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E-a-mail security problem?

Often when I log into my e-mail account I receive the following pop-up message:
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: The Page at http://ca.f882.mail.yahoo.com Says:

You have been disconnected from chat because you have signed in to messenger from another computer or device.
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I don't use Chat, but i do leave my mail logged in on my computer for the day and must log-in again after 24 hours.

I don't log into e-mail from other computers.

Is someone accessing my account to chat under my name or is this something to do with the way a go in and out of Yahoo mail?

Iain

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  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    I can not get log into my yahoo.com.mail

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    How do I log in from another computer to receive my e-mails??????

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    eveytime I try today to log on to my yahoo account it is saying it is not a trusted site. I have had yahoo mail for a longtime why now would this happen and how do I fix it

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Need to log on to fullofgrace319&yahoo.com

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    I cannot access my emails. How do I sign in when someone else's name is logged in?

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Then I have to log back into my yahoo mail account

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    then I have to log back into Yahoo mail

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I have experienced this same pop-up. I have been a Yahoo mail client for the past 14 years and I can tell you with a certain level of confidence that this is something you don't need to worry a about. It's a conflict between the yahoo mail server and the yahoo messenger server.

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Good day,

this may be an issue of spyware, trojans, malwares and viruses. have your computer scanned for viruses. there might be malwares accessing your yahoo account.

i hope this will help

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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I recently bought a samsung B3210 cell phone, cant read or send emails. its keeps on saying server error. what can i do to fix this


Here is a quick tutorial of configuring Samsung Star S5233 Star 3G S5603 S5600 Preston Star WiFi for setting up the email client inside the phone with its POP3 Settings for G mail NOTE VERY FIRST ENABLE POP3 FROM YOUR G MAIL ACCOUNT SETTINGS LOG IN TO YOUR G MAIL ACCOUNT ON TOP RIGHT CLICK ON SETTINGS THEN CLICK FORWARDING and POP3 THEN ENABLE POP3 FOR ALL MAIL OR YOU CAN SELECT OTHER OPTION. BUT AT LEAST POP3 MUST BE ENABLED. THEN SAVE CHANGES POP3 G mail Settings For Samsung Star Cellphones Go To Menu Messages Click Settings Email Then Touch Email Setup Wizard Notice will Touch OK Give name to your account E g G mail Enter your email id your name at g mail.com Then Enter Password for your account Incoming Server type POP3 Incoming Server pop.g mail.com Outgoing Server SMTP smtp.g mail.com Secured Connection Off Then touch OK it will display your POP3email account configured successfully Now press back button and tap on Email Accounts, then touch the email account you have just created. There some more option than above you just have to edit that recured Connection: Off POP3 Port 995 SMTP Port 587 Now tink he option APOP Log in Download Limit 500 Secured connection SSL choose SSL for second option only not for first option Retrieving Option Choose Subject only Keep On Server Tick My Address Username Password same as you entered above POP before SMTP Dont Tick SMTP Auth Tick Same as POP3 IMAP4 Tick And Finally Save All Settings.That s it Now you can retrieve your message from your mail box and on Download to download all messages But Do you want your Samsung star phone to automatically download your messages Here is a small option they have given for that.Go To Message Settings Email Receiving Options Download Limit 300KB Auto polling Home Network Only Following option is time after when email is downloaded automatically Polling Frequency 30 Minutes you can choose higher if you want Send read report: Tick And again your emails will be automatically recovered from server at every 30 minutes. And you get notified near your message notifier on your home screen if there is any unread emails.You can also optionally block email id s or subject that you don t wish to receive on your Samsung Star

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Trying To set up yahoo mail in my HTC phone need details


Hi,

You will need adjust the mail application's POP settings to get your Yahoo! Mail messages into it.

POP access is a service for owners of one of the following:


Yahoo! Mail Pop Access & Forwarding

Yahoo! Mail
Plus Premium Services
A Broadband account
A Small Business account

Please note that access to IMAP servers is not available.


To use an email client or application to send and receive Yahoo! Mail messages, you may need to designate a new incoming (POP) mail server and a new outgoing (SMTP) mail server. Consult your owner's manual for instructions on designating servers in the email application.


If you can't add new POP or
SMTP servers, you will need to change your current server settings.

Before you make any changes, write down your current settings. You might need to revert to your original settings later if you decide to send and receive messages from your other email addresses.


The following steps will help you find the POP settings for your Yahoo! Mail account and configure it:


Log onto your Yahoo! Mail account from a PC.

Click Options > Mail Options.
Click POP & Forwarding.
Click Set up or edit POP & Forwarding.
Click POP Settings.

Note your Server Setting information. Your phone email client or application will ask for these settings:


Incoming Mail Server (POP3)- for example, pop.mail.yahoo.com.

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)- for example, smtp.mail.yahoo.com.
Account Name/Username, your Yahoo! Member ID- for example, myuserID.
Email address, your Yahoo! Mail address- for example, myuserID@yahoo.com.
Password, your Yahoo! Mail password- for example, l0ngitudin*l

Notes:


POP server settings may change from time to time and you should confirm the current POP server settings in Yahoo! Mail if it is not working.


When using
Microsoft Outlook, replace the "@" in your address with "%".

As an alternative to configuring Yahoo! Mail POP mail configurations, go to:


http://mobile.yahoo.com/mail

http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mobile/...

Enter your phone number and send a link to your phone; the best Yahoo! Mail experience will be suggested to you.
Have a nice day

Jan 01, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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How to receive mails from two yahoo accounts to one place?


Hi Vinay,

You need to configur your microsoft outlook or windows mail or outlook express in such a way that you recive mails from both the account to one inbox. Follow the below steps if you have ms outlook.

Microsoft Outlook Express
Yahoo! Mail users can read their email in Outlook Express by subscribing to the Yahoo! Mail Plus service. This service allows you to use Outlook Express or another POP3 client to access and manage your Yahoo! Mail messages.

Outlook Express allows you to add a new email account to your existing profile. This means you do not have to replace your current settings in order to send and receive Yahoo! Mail messages. Here's how:

1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
2. Select the "Mail" tab.
3. Click the "Add" button.
4. From the Add menu, click "Mail."
5. In the text box labeled Display Name, type your name and click "Next."
6. In the Email Address box, type your Yahoo! Mail address (be sure to include "@yahoo.com") and click "Next."
7. Under "My incoming mail server is a..." select "POP3."
8. Type "pop.mail.yahoo.com" in the Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) Server box.
9. Type "smtp.mail.yahoo.com" in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server box.
10. Click "Next."
11. In the Account Name box, type your Yahoo! Mail ID (your email address without the "@yahoo.com").
12. In the Password box, type your Yahoo! Mail password.
13. If you want Outlook Express to remember your password, check the "Remember password" box.
14. Do not check the boxes labeled "Log on using Secure..."
15. Click "Next."
16. Click "Finish."

Important: The Yahoo! Mail SMTP server now requires authentication. To turn this setting on:

1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
2. Select the "Mail" tab.
3. Double-click the account labeled "pop.mail.yahoo.com."
4. Select the "Servers" tab.
5. Check the box next to "My Server Requires Authentication."
6. Click "OK."

To control deletion of messages from the Yahoo! Mail Server:

1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
2. Select the "Mail" tab.
3. Double-click the account labeled "pop.mail.yahoo.com."
4. Select the "Advanced" tab.
5. In the Delivery section at the bottom of the window, check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your Yahoo! Mail messages on the Yahoo! Mail server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the Yahoo! Mail server once you have received them in Outlook Express.


If your ISP blocks port 25 or if you're unable to send email, then you will need to use port 587 when sending via Yahoo!'s SMTP server. To make this change, please follow the directions below:

1. From the "Tools" menu, select "Accounts"
2. Select your Yahoo! POP account and click on the "Properties" button
3. Click on the "Advanced" tab
4. Next to "Outgoing server (SMTP), change port 25 to 587
5. Click "Apply", then click "OK" and "Close"

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I recently removed my computer (my user) password and now yahoo mail (bruce.bowers@ymail.com) has been blocked with Windows security message " Log on to Pop.mail.yahoo.com.au - please verify that both user...


Bruce, Windows Security does not have the ability to block and e-mail account. The real problem is, is that you just forgot what the password is.

Same thing you will get from your e-mail client like Outlook 2003 or 2007, if you can't provide the correct password.

Go to the login page of Ymail and use the link "I can't access my account". Answer the questions, follow the instructions, and provide an alternate e-mail address, and the password will be e-mailed to you.

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding your e-mail problem.

Thank you and good luck!

Sep 14, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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Windows mail gave me this error message: Account: 'yahoo mail', Server: 'plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com', Protocol: POP3, Server Response: '-ERR popgate unknown command', Port: 110, Secure(SSL): No, Server...


If you have Yahoo! Mail Plus (a paid upgrade), you can access those messages directly from a standard email program (such as Outlook, Windows Live Mail, etc.). You need to configure the account settings in your email program for the Yahoo service.

The settings for incoming mail are:
Incoming (POP) server: plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com
Port: 995
Security: SSL

For more on Yahoo server settings, see this Yahoo help page:
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/yahoomail/mailplus/pop/pop-14.html

For details on configuring the WLM email program, see this Microsoft help page:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Windows-Mail-setting-up-an-account-from-start-to-finish#section_5

and this additional page on port & SSL settings:
http://support.tigertech.net/windows-live-mail-ssl

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Cant remember the 2 questions like where did u go on ur honeymoon


You will have to take the same route as if someone has accessed your account and changed the security questions
Follow the route for 'my account has been compromised'

https://edit.yahoo.com/forgotroot/

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I have not been able to "send" ANY MESSAGES since last night. I can receive messages but not SEND. It is almost 4:00 and I still cannot find ANY HELP FROM YAHOO. the message that pops up when it is...


  1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
  2. Select the "Mail" tab.
  3. Click the "Add" button.
  4. From the Add menu, click "Mail."
  5. In the text box labeled Display Name, type your name and click "Next."
  6. In the Email Address box, type your Yahoo! Mail address (be sure to include "@yahoo.com") and click "Next."
  7. Under "My incoming mail server is a…" select "POP3."
  8. Type "plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com" in the Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) Server box.
  9. Type "plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com" in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server box.
  10. Click "Next."
  11. In the Account Name box, type your Yahoo! Mail ID (your email address without the "@yahoo.com").
  12. In the Password box, type your Yahoo! Mail password.
  13. If you want Outlook Express to remember your password, check the "Remember password" box.
  14. Do not check the boxes labeled "Log on using Secure…"
  15. Click "Next."
  16. Click "Finish."
  17. Select 'plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com' under 'Account,' and click 'Properties.'
  18. Click the “Servers” tab.
  19. Under “Outgoing Mail Server” check the box next to “My server requires authentication”
  20. Click the 'Advanced' tab.
  21. Under “Outgoing mail Server (SMTP)”, check the box next to “This server requires a secure connection (SSL). Enter port number “465” in the “Outgoing mail (SMTP)” field.
  22. Under “Incoming mail (POP3)”, check the box next to “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)". The port number in the “Incoming mail (POP3)" field should automatically change from 110 to 995. If it doesn’t, make sure the port number is set to 995.

Mar 13, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Can i get may e mails from in.com to my pop account


Possibly! I do this with my yahoo account into outlook Express using the following:

Open Outlook Express
  1. From the Tools menu, choose Accounts.
  2. Select the Mail tab.
  3. Click the Add button.
  4. From the Add menu, click Mail.
  5. In the text box labelled Display Name, type your name and click Next.
  6. In the Email Address and the reply address box , type your in.com mail address (be sure to include @in.com) and click Next.
  7. Under My incoming mail server is a... select POP3.
  8. Type POP.mail.in.com in the Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP4, or HTTP) Server box.
  9. Type smtp.mail.in.com in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server box. Click Next.
  10. In the Account Name box, type your in.com Mail ID (your email address without the @in.com).
  11. In the Password box, type your in.com mail password.
  12. If you want Outlook Express to remember your password, check the Remember password box.
  13. Do not check the boxes labelled Log on using Secure...
  14. Click Next.
  15. Click Finish.
Important: Most SMTP servers require authentication. To turn this setting on:
  1. From the Tools menu, choose Accounts.
  2. Select the Mail tab.
  3. Double-click the account labelled POP.mail.in.com
  4. Select the Servers tab.
  5. Check the box next to My Server Requires Authentication.
  6. Click OK.
To control deletion of messages from the in.com mail server:
  1. From the Tools menu, choose Accounts.
  2. Select the Mail tab.
  3. Double-click the account labelled POP.mail.in.com.
  4. Select the Advanced tab.
  5. In the Delivery section at the bottom of the window, check Leave a copy of messages on server if you want to save your in.com mail messages on the in.com mail server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the in.com mail server once you have received them in Outlook Express. If you want to access your email from both the Outlook Express client and the in.com web based client then you need to leave a copy of the mail on the server.
Please let me know if this helps!

Feb 21, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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