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Connecting Yahoo mail with Evolution

Yahoo will not send or receive mail. Evolution never asks for a password. I will quit using yahoo after this but I would like to download my mail. Thanks for any help. I think the problem is that all the services do not want to use pop so I need to tell it that it is a smtp server. Is there any link that would help with setting up yahoo mail with Evolution. b

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi Jun 5 '11 at 19:10

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I now know that you have to change the account to a plus yahoo account. Then the receiving server is plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com port 995. Outgoing server plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com use SSL and port 465 Cost 19.99 a year. I have other accounts so I will just forward my messages one at a time.

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