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Microsoft Outlook 2002 & 2003 allow you to add a new email account to your existing profile. This means that you do not have to replace your current settings in order to send and receive BT Yahoo! Mail messages.
To configure your POP settings, follow these steps:
From the "Tools" menu, select "Email Accounts". You may have to click the arrows.
Select the radio button next to "Add a new e-mail account" and click the "Next" button.
Select the radio button next to "POP3" and click the "Next" button.
Enter the following information:
* Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the "From" field of your outgoing messages.
* E-mail Address: Enter your full BT Yahoo! email address (for example, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
* Incoming mail server (POP3):
* Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
* User Name: Enter your full BT Yahoo! email address
* Password: Enter your BT Yahoo! password.
Do not check the box next to "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)".
Click the "More Settings" box and select the "Outgoing Server" tab.
Check the box next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication".
If you would like to keep a copy of your email messages on the BT Yahoo! Mail server, select the "Advanced" tab. Check the box next to "Leave a copy of messages on the server".
Click the "OK" button.
Click the "Next" button on the Email Account Wizard, then click "Finished".
IMPORTANT: The BT Yahoo! Mail SMTP server requires Authentication. To turn this setting on, follow these steps:
Click "Tools" then select E-mail Accounts
Select "View or change existing email accounts and click "Next".
Select your BT Yahoo! Mail account and click the "Change" button on the right.
Click the "More Settings..." button in the bottom right-hand corner of the Email Accounts window.
In the Internet E-mail Settings window, click the "Outgoing Server" tab. Ensure that the box is checked next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication".
Click the "Advanced" tab and ensure that you have not selected "This Server Requires a Secure Connection (SSL)" under the incoming (POP3) or outgoing (SMTP) port settings