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Accessing email, through MS Outlook, while abroad

I use Microsoft Outlook to access my Yahoo Mail.Recently, while abroad, I have been unable to use my email account. An error message appears, saying "unable to locate outgoing server".Can you advise/resolve this?

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I fu were using it on the same pc and it stopped now it might be a firewall problem in network u are using or if it was a different pc now its different then u need to configure outgoing mail server u will find it with yahoo u just type it in the ms outlook mail server settings

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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.

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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.

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15. Click "Next."
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1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
2. Select the "Mail" tab.
3. Double-click the account labeled "pop.mail.yahoo.com."
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3. Click on the "Advanced" tab
4. Next to "Outgoing server (SMTP), change port 25 to 587
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