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Temporary Error 14

If you ever get "Temporary Error 14" in your Yahoo Mail account, don't worry, it's nothing you did. While the error will usually correct itself on its own, here's a workaround that can help get you up and running quicker.

 Important: Make sure you're always using a supported Web Browser and Operating System. Learn about Yahoo Mail system requirements.


  1. Sign out of Yahoo Mail on all desktop and mobile devices.
  2. Clear your web browser's cache and cookies.
  3. Restart your web browser.
  4. Sign in to Yahoo Mail.

If you're still seeing the error on a computer, download the Yahoo Mail app for iOS and Android devices and get access to your email on your smartphone now.

If the issue continues with Yahoo Mail on your computer, contact us using the options on our help site.

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Last updated: July 15, 2014