Check Yahoo Xtra (POP) settings - Windows Mail

This guide is intended for setting up your Yahoo!New Zealand email address in the Windows Vista version of Live Mail. See how to set up your account in Windows Live Mail for Windows 7, if you have that version installed instead.

  1. Open Windows Mail
  2. Select the Tools menu and then Accounts
  3. Select your POP3 email account
  4. Click Properties
  5. Check your email address
  6. Select the Servers tab
  7. Check that the incoming mail server is set to pop3.xtra.co.nz
  8. Check that the Outgoing mail server is set to send.xtra.co.nz
  9. DO NOT TICK log on using secure password authentication
  10. Select My Server Requires Authentication under the Outgoing Mail Server heading
  11. Click on the Settings button
  12. Select the option to Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  13. Click Ok
  14. Select the Advanced tab
  15. Put a tick in the box under Incoming server (POP3) for this server requires a secure connection (SSL)
  16. Set Incoming server (POP3) to 995
  17. Put a tick in the box under Outgoing server (SMTP) for this server requires a secure connection (SSL)
  18. Set Outgoing server (SMTP) to 465
  19. Click Ok twice to save the changes


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