I seem to be able to receive emails but not send

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Mail' started by Helle, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. Helle

    Helle Guest

    Hi, im trying to use the Windows Email for my Yahoo account
    Ive been told to use
    ingoing server as pop.yahoo.mail.com
    outgoing server as smtp.yahoo.mail.com

    I can receive my emails just fine, but i cant send any, what do i need to do?

    This is the error message i get:

    The message could not be sent. The authentication setting might not be
    correct for your outgoing e-mail [SMTP] server. For help solving this
    problem, go to Help, search for "Troubleshoot Windows Mail", and read the
    "I'm having problems sending e-mail" section. If you need help determining
    the proper server settings, please contact your e-mail service provider.

    The rejected e-mail address was @yahoo.com'. Subject 'Hi', Account: 'Yahoo',
    Server: 'smtp.mail.yahoo.com', Protocol: SMTP, Server Response: '530
    authentication required - for help go to
    http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/mail/pop/pop-11.html', Port: 465, Secure(SSL):
    Yes, Server Error: 530, Error Number: 0x800CCC78
    Helle, Sep 20, 2008
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  2. Make sure you have send authentication enabled.
    Go to Tools, Accounts, select that account, Properties, Servers.
    The box for "My server requires authentication must be checked.
    Gary VanderMolen, Sep 20, 2008
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  3. I have had a similar problem and did not receive any error messages.
    Emails would just sit in the outbox but I was able to receive incoming
    mail ok. I found that there was a problem with one of the emails in the
    outbox. I deleted it and all the rest were able to be sent ok. Hope this
    littlegreenbag, Jun 24, 2009
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