Outlook Express

To add a new Yahoo Business Email POP email account in Outlook Express:

  1. Launch Outlook Express.
  2.  

  3. Click the "Tools" menu link.

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Menu Link
    Outlook Express: Tools Menu Link

  4.  

  5. Click "Accounts" in the Tools pull-down menu.

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  6.  

  7. Click the Add button.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Add Button
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Add Button

  8.  

  9. In the Add menu:

     

    • Click "Mail."

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Add Menu
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Add Menu

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  11. In the "Display Name" field:

     

    • Enter the name you would like to appear in the "From" field of outgoing messages.
    • Click the Next button.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Display Name
    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Display Name

  12.  

  13. In the "Email Address" field:

     

    • Enter the Yahoo Business Email email address
    • Click the Next button

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Email Address
    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Email Address

  14.  

  15. On the "E-Mail Server Names" screen:

     

    • Select "POP3" as the server type
    • Enter "pop.bizmail.yahoo.com" in the "Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) Server" field
    • Enter "smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com" in the "Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server"
    • Click the Next button.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard E-Mail Server Names
    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard E-Mail Server Names

  16.  

  17. On the login information screen:

     

    • Enter the entire business email address in the "Account Name" field
    • Enter the Yahoo Business Email password in the "Password" field
    • Check the "Remember password" box (if you want Outlook Express to remember your password)
    • Do not check the "Log on using secure password" box
    • Click the Next button.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Login Information
    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Login Information

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  19. On the confirmation screen:

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Confirmation Screen
    Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Confirmation Screen

    • click the Finish button

       

      Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Finish Button
      Outlook Express: Internet Connection Wizard Finish Button

  20.  

  21. In the "Internet Accounts" window:

     

    • Select "pop.bizmail.yahoo.com" under the "Account," list
    • Click the Properties button

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Window
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Window

  22.  

  23. Click the "Servers" tab.

     

    Outlook Express: Properties - Servers Tab
    Outlook Express: Properties - Servers Tab

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  25. Under "Outgoing Mail Server," check the box next to "My server requires authentication."

     

    Outlook Express: Properties - Servers Tab - Authentication Checkbox
    Outlook Express: Properties - Servers Tab - Authentication Checkbox

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  27. Click the "Advanced" tab.

     

    Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab
    Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab

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  29. On the Advanced tab:

     

    • Under "Outgoing mail Server (SMTP)," check the box next to "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)."
    • Enter port number "465" in the "Outgoing mail (SMTP)" field.
    • Under "Incoming mail (POP3)," check the box next to "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)."
    • The port number in the "Incoming mail (POP3)" field should automatically change from 110 to 995. If it doesn't, change the port number to 995.
    • In the Delivery section:
      • Check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your Yahoo Mail messages on the Yahoo Mail server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the Yahoo Mail server once you have received them in Outlook Express.
      • Check "Remove from server after ___ day(s)" if you would like downloaded messages to be deleted from the Yahoo servers after the specified period of time.
      • Check "Remove from server when deleted from 'Deleted Items'" if you would like Outlook Express to delete the copies messages on the Yahoo servers when you delete the copy in Outlook Express's Deleted Items folder.
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      Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab Settings
      Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab Settings

    • Click the Apply button

       

      Outlook Express: Properties - Apply Button
      Outlook Express: Properties - Apply Button

    • Click the OK button

       

      Outlook Express: Properties - OK Button
      Outlook Express: Properties - OK Button

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  31. Click the Close button to close the "Internet Accounts" window.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Close Button
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Close Button

We strongly recommend enabling SSL for POP as detailed in the above instructions. This will ensure that your Yahoo ID, password, and email messages are transmitted securely between your mail client and the Yahoo servers. However, if you choose to not use SSL, the email client will likely default the POP port to 110. For SMTP Yahoo Small Business requires the use of SSL for port 25, 465 and 587.

To change the POP and SMTP ports:

  1. Click the Outlook Express "Tools" menu link.

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Menu Link
    Outlook Express: Tools Menu Link

  2.  

  3. Click "Accounts" in the "Tools" pull-down menu.

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  4.  

  5. In the "Internet Accounts" window:

     

    • Select "pop.bizmail.yahoo.com" under the "Account," list
    • Click the Properties button

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Window
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Window

  6.  

  7. Click the "Advanced" tab.

     

    Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab
    Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab

  8.  

  9. On the Advanced tab:

     

    • Under "Outgoing mail Server (SMTP)," uncheck the box next to "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)."
    • Enter port number "587" in the "Outgoing mail (SMTP)" field.
    • Under "Incoming mail (POP3)," uncheck the box next to "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)."
    • The port number in the "Incoming mail (POP3)" field should automatically change to 110. If it doesn't, change the port number to 110.
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      Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab Alternate Settings
      Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab Alternate Settings

    • Click the Apply button

       

      Outlook Express: Properties - Apply Button
      Outlook Express: Properties - Apply Button

    • Click the OK button

       

      Outlook Express: Properties - OK Button
      Outlook Express: Properties - OK Button

  10.  

  11. Click the Close button to close the "Internet Accounts" window.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Close Button
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Close Button

You can choose whether Outlook Express leaves copies of email messages on the Yahoo server when downloading them to your computer or whether they are deleted from the Yahoo server when downloaded to your computer.

To control deletion of messages from the Yahoo Mail server:

  1. Click the Outlook Express "Tools" menu link.

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Menu Link
    Outlook Express: Tools Menu Link

  2.  

  3. Click "Accounts" in the "Tools" pull-down menu.

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  4.  

  5. In the "Internet Accounts" window:

     

    • Select "pop.bizmail.yahoo.com" under the "Account," list
    • Click the Properties button

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Window
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Window

  6.  

  7. Click the "Advanced" tab.

     

    Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab
    Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab

  8.  

  9. On the Advanced tab:

     

    • In the Delivery section:
      • Check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your Yahoo Mail messages on the Yahoo Mail server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the Yahoo Mail server once you have received them in Outlook Express.
      • Check "Remove from server after ___ day(s)" if you would like downloaded messages to be deleted from the Yahoo servers after the specified period of time.
      • Check "Remove from server when deleted from 'Deleted Items'" if you would like Outlook Express to delete the copies messages on the Yahoo servers when you delete the copy in Outlook Express's Deleted Items folder.
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      Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab Delivery Settings
      Outlook Express: Properties - Advanced Tab Delivery Settings

    • Click the Apply button

       

      Outlook Express: Properties - Apply Button
      Outlook Express: Properties - Apply Button

    • Click the OK button

       

      Outlook Express: Properties - OK Button
      Outlook Express: Properties - OK Button

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  11. Click the Close button to close the "Internet Accounts" window.

     

    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Close Button
    Outlook Express: Internet Accounts Close Button

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