Temporary Error 2

Occasionally, issues in Yahoo Mail can cause a temporary error. "Temporary Error 2," which can also appear as "MailboxOpenFailed," is one of these.

Don’t worry, this error will usually correct itself within a few minutes to a few hours.

  Don't wait! Get your email while the problem corrects itself on a computer. Download the Yahoo Mail app for iOS and Android devices and access your email on a smartphone now.

Fix the error on your computer

  1. Sign out of Yahoo Mail on all desktop and mobile devices.
  2. Make sure you’re using a supported Web browser and operating system (OS).
    - Learn what's supported by Yahoo Mail.
  3. Clear your Web browser's cache and cookies.
  4. Restart your browser.
  5. Sign back in to Yahoo Mail to see if the error is gone.

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