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NOTE: These procedures only apply if you have installed Outlook with the Internet Mail Only option. To determine your installation type, click About Microsoft Outlook on the Help menu. If you have the Internet Mail Only option installed, you see "Internet Mail Only".
For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257824 OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
Yahoo! offers Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) and Web-based e-mail services. This article describes how to configure an Internet Mail (IMO) account with Outlook.
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Yahoo! offers POP3 e-mail services to its customers who join the Yahoo! Delivers program. For details about how to sign up for this service, or to check whether you already are a member, visit the Yahoo! Web site, and click the Mail link:
IMPORTANT: The Yahoo! Mail SMTP server now requires authentication. To turn this setting on, follow these steps:
From the Tools menu, click Accounts.
Click the Mail tab.
Click your Yahoo! Mail account, and then click Properties.
Click to select the My Server Requires Authentication check box, and then click OK.
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