POP/SMTP services on Yahoo

Chris Rees utisoft at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 13:34:50 BST 2010

On 8 August 2010 12:03, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8 August 2010 02:04, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> Reason for asking is that Yahoo! US only (as I understand it) only
>> allows smtp/pop access on their accounts if you convert them to a Yahoo!
>> Plus account (reasonably priced at $20 per year) [1].
>> http://overview.mail.yahoo.com/enhancements/mailplus
> Ah! Interesting. Didn't know that. But then, MS did this with Hotmail
> for years - mail client access was a paid feature. For a while I used
> a small Windows freeware tool called Hotmail Popper but then they went
> payware and I stopped until a Thunderbird addon became available.
> Now, no hassle - but then I don't really use a native email client any
> more, anyway.

Now it's just pop3.live.com ..... Should work for you.


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