Configure Microsoft® Outlook 2010 for Yahoo!®
Microsoft Outlook 2010 is the new generation e-mail client program from the Microsoft productivity applications series. The program provides you with easy composing, sending and receiving, management of e-mails and messages. It comes with options to combine multiple e-mail accounts and you can work with each account in one Microsoft Outlook window. You can add any account to the application like the Yahoo!. The Yahoo! is one of the popular e-mail providers which are famous for its speed and look. You can get your tasks done more efficiently with accessing Yahoo!. As you configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 with Yahoo!, you can connect to Internet easily and can make your searching as well e-mails tasks more easy.
Here are some notes on configuring Microsoft Outlook 2010 with Yahoo!:
- Using Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector
- Configure Manually
- Issues and Tips to Resolve Issues
Using Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector
You can use Yahoo! Mail Plus to configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 with Yahoo!. For this, you need to download the Yahoo! Mail Plus program from the website first. Then, follow the onscreen instructions and accept the license agreement. Then, you need to click the 'Finish' button and start installing the software. You need to then run Microsoft Outlook 2010. In the Account Configuration, select 'Yes' to configure an e-mail account. You need to then fill up required fields and can see Microsoft Outlook communicating with Yahoo!. After several minutes, Microsoft Outlook 2010 will be completely configured for Yahoo!.
You can try configuring Microsoft Outlook 2010 for Yahoo! manually. For this, you need to select the 'Manually configure server settings or additional server types'. You need to then fill out necessary information like incoming and outgoing sever as well as the Logon information. You need to click the 'Finish' button and get back to the main window. There, you need to click 'Send/Receive' to check for new e-mails. You can thus get Microsoft Outlook 2010 configured for Yahoo!.
Issues and Tips to Resolve Issues
You may encounter a number of problems while configuring Microsoft Outlook 2010 for Yahoo!. You may get some errors messages like œThis e-mail account cannot be configured. Run Microsoft Outlook and select this profile before attempting to make changes to itÂ. It may report you that the Account name is wrong. You may also get some error messages like œcannot connect to serverÂ or œEncryption type is wrongÂ. As these issues come, you need to ensure that the profile in Microsoft Outlook is set up properly. You can do this with the help of 'Control Panel'. In the 'Control Panel', select mail and click the 'E-mail accounts'. Here, you need to try to create a new Hotmail account to get the issues fixed.
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