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Problem setting up Mail on Apple I Mac

I have just purchased an Apple I Mac and have problem setting up my Apple mail, when I enter my yahoo pass word it is not responding. The Apple help desk have told me to obtain the following configuration information.
1. Incoming Mail Sever name. 2. Incoming Mail Server Port Number. 3. Outgoing Mail Server Name. 4. Outgoing Mail Server Port Number. 5. Is E-mail using SSL 6. Type of out indication
I would be grateful if the information can be provided so that I Mac mail can be set up.

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"Doesn't work" is too vague a symptom to hazard any analysis.
Yes, you can send from Yahoo Mail to Apple Mail. But I'm sure that answer doesn't actually help you in the least.

I suggest you have a voice chat with someone who can help you configure Apple Mail properly.

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