Windows Live Mail

To add a new Yahoo Business Email POP email account in Windows Live Mail:
(Instructions based on Windows Live Mail 2011 and may differ from other versions of the program)

  1. Launch Windows Live Mail.
  2. Click the "Accounts" link.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Accounts Link
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Accounts Link

  3. Click the Add Email icon.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Add Email Icon
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Add Email Icon

  4. In the Add your email accounts window:

    • Email address: Enter the Yahoo Business Email email address
    • Password: Enter the password for the Yahoo Business Email email address
    • Display name for your sent messages: Enter the name you would like to appear in the "From" field of outgoing messages.
    • Click the checkbox for "Manually configure server settings".
    • Click the Next button

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Login Information
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Login Information

  5. In the Configure Server Settings window:

    • Incoming server information:
      • Server Type: Select "POP" from the pull-down menu
      • Server Address: pop.bizmail.yahoo.com
      • Click the checkbox for "Requires a secure connection (SSL)"
      • Port: 995
      • Authenticate using: Select "Clear text" from the pull-down menu
      • Logon user name: Enter the entire Yahoo Business Email email address
    • Outgoing server information:
      • Server address: smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
      • Click the checkbox for "Requires a secure connection (SSL)"
      • Click the checkbox for "Requires authentication"
      • Port: 465
    • Click the Next button.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Server Settings
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Server Settings

  6. Click the Finish button.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Finish Button
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Finish Button

You can choose whether Windows Live Mail 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 server:

  1. Right click the account name in the column on the left

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Account List
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Account List

  2. Click the "Properties" link in the pop-up menu.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Properties Link
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Properties Link

  3. Click the Advanced tab.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Advanced Tab
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Advanced Tab

  4. In the Delivery section at the bottom of the window:

    • Check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your Business 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 when they are downloaded to Windows Live Mail.
    • Check "Remove from server after ___ days" 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 Windows Live Mail to delete the copies messages on the Yahoo servers when you delete the copy in Windows Live Mail's Deleted Items folder.

    Click the OK button.

    Windows Live Mail 2011: Delivery Settings
    Windows Live Mail 2011: Delivery Settings

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