If I ever figure something out that took me a while to google, I’ll write a short blog and hopefully save someone some time.
I recently bought an iPhone and for convenience, as the phone is set up to function better with A Yahoo mail account, I decided to move away from my old hotmail account. Probably best as over time the amount of junk it built up was getting annoying.
So I still wanted to pick up my mail on my MacBook pro but am not a fan setting up multiple mail programs on one machine so I went about setting up the yahoo account. Even using the automatic settings I was still recieving an error during connection. I wasted a few hours googling and changng settings but still no luck. Before I go through my working settings, go to your Yahoo mail online choose options then … Check the box that reads enable pop mail and bingo! Half the battle is won.
My working settings are -
And outgoing settings -