Windows Live Mail: add a Yahoo address

For those disappointed with the Mail application and its lack of features, there is an alternative. Windows Live Mail also has the advantage of working on Windows 7, Vista and XP, in addition to Windows 8 and 8.1.

Read this tutorial for install Windows Live Mail, then simply follow the following procedure to configure an @yahoo.fr email address; @yahoo.com; @ymail.com

Add a Yahoo or Ymail account in Windows Live Mail

1. Open the software Windows Live Mail.

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2. An email account setup wizard opens automatically.

If you wish to add an additional account, click on the “Accounts” tab then “E-mail address”.

Enter thee-mail address and the password associated. The ” shown name » is usually your first and last name, so that your interlocutors know who is writing to them. Check the line ” Manually configure server settings » and validate by Next.

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3. Enter the following configuration:

  • Server type: IMAP
  • Server address (below): imap.mail.yahoo.com Where imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port : 993
  • Check ” Secure connection (SSL) required
  • Login name: full email address
  • Server address (outgoing, right): smtp.mail.yahoo.fr Where smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port : 465 Where 587
  • Check ” Secure connection (SSL) required

Validate by Next.

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4. Messages take a few moments to be retrieved and Windows Live Mail software is ready to use.