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What Are the Yahoo! Mail POP Settings?


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Question: What Are the Yahoo! Mail POP Settings?
Looking for the Yahoo! Mail POP server settings?
Answer: The Yahoo! Mail Plus POP server settings for accessing incoming messages in any email program are:
  • Yahoo! Mail POP server address: plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com (or pop.mail.yahoo.com)
  • Yahoo! Mail POP user name: Your Yahoo! Mail user name (if your Yahoo! Mail address is cchang@yahoo.com, for example, the user name is cchang; as an alternative, you can try your full Yahoo! Mail address — including "@yahoo.com")
  • Yahoo! Mail POP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail POP port: 995
  • Yahoo! Mail POP TLS/SSL required: yes

To send mail through Yahoo! Mail from your email program in addition to receiving it, see the

Note that the Yahoo! Mail POP server settings above only work with Yahoo! Mail Plus accounts. For free Yahoo! Mail accounts (and as an alternative to POP access), see

(Updated January 2012)

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