Question about Apple iPhone Smartphone
I am getting this error message: Cannot Get Mail -The user name or passowrd for "imap.apple.mail.yahoo.com" is incorrect.
I have not changed any of my yahoo settings and don't now how to check this. Can you help??
Thanks so much,
This is a very common problem. Upgrading you iphone firmware if it's not current may solve this problem. Or try changing your address for the account from firstname.lastname@example.org" to your yahoo id without the "@yahoo.com"
Otherwise the built-in yahoo option for iphone can be buggy:
1. Go to your yahoo account in a regular browser on your computer. Makesure you're using the new version of Yahoo mail (the one that looks andfeels like outlook).
2. Create a new folder. I called mine "archive - inbox".
3. Select ALL emails in your inbox so that your inbox folder will becompletely empty once you move them (there's a box you can check whichwill select everything). I had over 5,000 emails in my inbox, so thiswould have taken ages using the Classic version of Yahoo mail.
4. Move all emails to your newly created archive folder. Go back intothe archive folder and select any unread/new emails and move them backto your inbox.
5. Go into Yahoo on your iphone and refresh the mail. This will clearout the old emails and download the most recent emails from your inbox.
More info here: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7926883
Posted on Oct 29, 2008
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