Has anybody ever got this to work???
 

I just found this
so I have not had time to try it with my Yahoo email account yet. 




Windows Live
Mail
 likes Windows Live
Hotmail
 — of course. If you like Yahoo! Mail, though, you can
make Windows Live Mail share your preference.

You
can even choose from two flavors of Yahoo! Mail in Windows Live Mail: the free
and easy YPOPs!, which lets you download incoming mail for offline access, and
the sophisticated IzyMail service, which offers you full IMAP access to all your
Yahoo! Mail folders.

Access
Free Yahoo! Mail with Windows Live Mail Using YPOPs! (Simple and Free)

To
set up a free Yahoo! Mail account in Windows Live Mail using YPOPs!:

  • Install YPOPs! and
    make sure it is running.

  • Select Tools | Accounts… from the menu in
    Windows Live Mail.

  • Click Add….
  • Make
    sure E-mail Account is
    highlighted.

  • Click Next.
  • Type
    your Yahoo! Mail address under E-mail
    address:
    .

  • Enter
    your Yahoo! Mail password underPassword:.

  • Type
    your name under Display Name:.

  • Make
    sure Manually configure server settings for
    e-mail account
     is checked.

  • Click Next.
  • Make
    sure POP3 is selected
    under My incoming mail server is a ___
    server.
    .

  • Enter
    "localhost" (not including the quotation marks) under Incoming server:.

    • If
      "localhost" turns out not to work, try "127.0.0.1" instead.
  • Check
    your Yahoo! Mail user name (your Yahoo! Mail address minus "@yahoo.com") is
    entered under Login ID.

  • Type
    "localhost" under Outgoing server:.

  • Click Next.
  • Now
    click Finish.

  • Click Close.

Access
Free Yahoo! Mail with Windows Live Mail Using IzyMail (IMAP Access to
Folders)

To
add Yahoo! Mail to your Windows Live Mail as an IMAP account using IzyMail:

  • Make
    sure your Yahoo! Mail account is registered with IzyMail
    .

  • Select Tools | Accounts… from the menu in
    Windows Live Mail.

  • Click Add….
  • Make
    sure E-mail Account is
    highlighted.

  • Click Next.
  • Type
    your Yahoo! Mail address under E-mail
    address:
    .

  • Enter
    your Yahoo! Mail password under Password:.

  • Type
    your name under Display Name:.

  • Make
    sure Manually configure server settings for
    e-mail account
     is checked.

  • Click Next.
  • Make
    sure IMAP is selected
    under My incoming mail server is a ___
    server.
    .

  • Enter
    "in.izymail.com" (not including the quotation marks) under Incoming server:.

  • Type
    your full Yahoo! Mail email address (including "@yahoo.com") is entered
    underLogin ID.

  • Type
    "out.izymail.com" under Outgoing
    server:
    .

  • Make
    sure My outgoing server requires
    authentication
     is checked.

  • Click Next.
  • Now
    click Finish.

  • Highlight
    the newly added "Yahoo" account.

  • Click Properties.
  • Go
    to the IMAP tab.

  • Type
    "_Sent" under Sent Items path:.

  • Enter
    "_Draft" under Drafts path:.

  • Click OK.
  • Now
    click Close.

__________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus signature database 5287 (20100717) __________

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