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I tried to connect my Yahoo mail to my Microsoft Outlook. In the process, I downloaded all of the e-mails that were in my Yahoo account to Microsoft Outlook. I did this accidentally because I forgot to check the box that said "leave e-mails on the server". Yahoo tells me they have record that the e-mails were downloaded to my computer. However, I cannot seem to find them. They are not in the form of a ".pst" file as far as I can tell. It is possible that they are in the form of an ".ost" file. But, I can't see what is in those OST files.

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  • Peter VanderStoep
    Peter VanderStoep May 11, 2010

    I like to use Outlook because it allows me to save the e-mails to the local hard drive,



    A] Do you remember EVER seeing these e-mails?

    B] Did you make any dispositon of them?

    C] D yo have any other accounts with Outlook as the program?

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Say a few months go by, you've turned your attentions elsewhere, but you remembered you have a Yahoo! account and you want to check your email.

But after you log in, it informs you that your Yahoo! Mail is no longer active. What do you do?

Log in to your Yahoo! Mail account as usual.
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Reactivate your Yahoo! Mail by clicking on the "Reactivate Your Yahoo! Mail address" link that is located at the bottom of the page.

Sign into your account at least once a month to avoid automatic deactivation by Yahoo! in the future.
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Could you please explain this more clearly? If I am not wrong you just open new yahoo account and set your outlook client to receive messages from Yahoo Mail service (as far as I know this is available in Pro option only).

I couldn't understand what do you mean: 
"mail sent to my yahoo address goes to my outlook inbox which is still active and I wish to keep that account"


Outlook is a email software and you can add there as many accounts as you wish without losing any of them. Your question isn't clear for me but you do not need to be worried in any way of losing any of your accounts at all.

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  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.

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yahoo's UK page has instructions on this and here they are: id rather paste theirs than type my own...

  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 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.co.uk" in the Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) Server box.
  9. Type "smtp.mail.yahoo.co.uk" 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 labelled "Log on using Secure…"
  15. Click "Next."
  16. Click "Finish."
Important: The Yahoo! Mail SMTP server now requires authentication. To turn this setting on:
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  2. Select the "Mail" tab.
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  6. Click "OK."
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  1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
  2. Select the "Mail" tab.
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  4. Select the "Advanced" tab.
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If you're unable to send email, try using port 587 when sending via Yahoo!'s SMTP server. Here's how to make this change:
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  3. Click the "Advanced" tab.
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Here's how to "POP" mail from Yahoo! Mail Plus into your 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 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."
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  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.

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Thier phone number should be on your internet bill.

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  • Open Outlook Express.

  • From the tool bar, Click Tools > Accounts.

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  • The Internet Accounts pop-up window will appear, with the Mail tab in the foreground.

  • Click Add, select Mail.

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  • The Internet Connection Wizard pop-up window is now displayed.
  • Key in your name and click Next.

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  • Enter the full Yahoo address.

  • Click Next. (For example, you should enter "username1@yahoo.com")

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  • For E-mail Server Names, select POP3 as your option from the drop down. Type "localhost" for both Incoming (POP3) and Outgoing mail (SMTP) servers.

  • Click Next.

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  • For Internet Mail Logon window, type your Yahoo! Mail ID and password:
    • Type just the the yahoo ID (for example, if your yahoo mail ID is username1@yahoo.com, you need to type Username1 as your user ID)
    • Password is your Yahoo! Mail password. (Ensure you are entering the correct password)

  • If you do not wish to type in your password every time you check your mail, tick the Remember password box.

  • Click Next.

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  • Click Finish.

  • Now in the Internet Accounts window, click on the new account named localhost and click Properties.


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  • Localhost properties windows will pop up.

  • Select Servers tab and in the bottom tick the checkbox My server requires authentication.

  • Click Settings.

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  • In the Outgoing Mail Server window, check the Log on using button and enter your Yahoo! Mail address as the Account name and your Yahoo! Mail password as the password.

  • Click OK.

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  • Next select the Advanced tab and increase the Server Timeout to Long (5 minutes).

  • Click OK and close.

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  • Now your configuration settings are ended and you should be able to access your free Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook Express.

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