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How to Fix Yahoo Mail Sending/Receiving Problem?

How To Fix Yahoo Mail Sending-Receving Problem

Yahoo! Mail is very efficient in sending, receiving, and managing emails; however, many users sometimes face trouble sending or receiving emails because of different reasons. If you are also facing issue sending or receiving emails in your Yahoo Mail account, you can follow the measures mentioned-below to overcome the problem.

Measures to Fix Yahoo! Mail Sending or Receiving Issue:

 

Steps to Fix Sending Email Issues

  1. Make sure the email was sent
    • Check Sent Folder: If you find your email in Sent folder, this means your email was sent successfully.
    • Check for Typos: Make sure that you have entered the correct email address in “To” field.
    • Check Drafts Folder: If you don’t find your send email in “Sent” folder, it could be in the “Drafts” folder.
  2. Ask the Recipient to Check their Email Account
    • Check Spam Folder: Ask the recipient to check his “Spam” folder. Your email might be getting delivered to recipient’s “Spam” folder.
    • Blocked Address List: Make sure that the recipient has not unknowingly added your email address to his Blocked Email address list.
    • Filters: Ask the recipient to check other folders than “Inbox” as well as “Filters” can redirect your email in case of any matching keyword criteria.
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Steps to Fix Issues in Receiving Emails

  1. Check Your Account for Any Errors
    • Log into your Yahoo! Mail account and send an email to yourself.
    • If you notice any error, try fixing that.
    • If you don’t see any error, your account is working fine.
  2. Check Account Settings in your Yahoo Mail Account
    • Check Spam Folder: Check your Spam folder to ensure that email was not mismarked as Spam.
    • Blocked Email Address List: Make sure you have not blocked the sender mistakenly.
    • Reply-to address: Your Reply-to address should be blank.
    • Email Filters: Check filters in your account to see if the emails are getting routed to some other folder.
  3. Ask the Sender to Check Their Account
    • Ask the sender to ensure that your email is entered by him correctly.
    • Ask them to take assistance from the email service provider.

Apart from above measure, the problem could be with the IMAP/POP settings of your Yahoo! Mail account if you are accessing your account via an email client. The correct IMAP/POP settings should be like these:

IMAP Server Settings for Yahoo! Mail

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server:

  • Server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 993
  • Requires SSL: Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server:

  • Server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Requires authentication: Yes

Your login info:

  • Email address: Your complete email address
  • Password: Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication: Yes

POP Server Settings for Yahoo! Mail

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server:

  • Server: pop.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 99
  • Requires SSL: Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server:

  • Server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL: Yes
  • Require TLS: Yes (if available)
  • Requires authentication: Yes

Your login info:

  • Email address: Your complete email address
  • Password: Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication: Yes

For further assistance regarding above issue or any other Yahoo!-related problem, feel free to dial our toll-free Yahoo customer support phone number to get in touch with our tech experts.

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