[MlMt] no longer able to send Yahoo! IMAP emails

Dave Carpenter davec2468 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 12:09:41 EDT 2021

On 15 Jun 2021, at 13:16, Bill Cole wrote:

> On 2021-06-15 at 15:10:26 UTC-0400 (Tue, 15 Jun 2021 14:10:26 -0500)
> Edward Thome <mailmate at lists.freron.com>
> is rumored to have said:
>> Yahoo has Pop accounts for free but the IMAP will only work temporarily on the same address before failing.  You have to pay Yahoo for their IMAP accounts.
> This is untrue. I have never paid a dime top Yahoo but have 2 fully functional YAHOO IMAP accounts.

Can also confirm I have multiple Yahoo IMAP accounts and have never paid a cent.

I do keep getting “offers” from Yahoo regularly saying something like “We see you have not yet upgraded to ‘premium’ (I forget what they call their paid service exactly)” and that my free accounts will expire soon, which they never have. I just delete the advertisement messages.


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