Yahoo mail issue.....intermittent

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  1. zero7404

    zero7404 Active Member

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    has anyone else experienced this problem ? once in a while i check my yahoo mail that i set up on the phone via the "email" icon, but i get an error message: username/password incorrect.

    i know my info is input correctly, most times i check this account via the icon and no problems.....

    could this be a yahoo server issue or something happening on Android's side ?
     
  2. DROIDMASTER

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    I have this problem too but when I launch mobile yahoo mail in the browser it works perfectly.
     
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    yeah its happens alot. I havent looked but maybe there is a better email app. I'm using the default one that comes with the phone
     
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    K-9 is better than the stock email app and it works good with yahoo mail.
     
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    thanks i'll check that out
     
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    I just installed K-9 and it said I have 50 new e-mails and they are not new. They are old e-mails that I keep in my Yahoo inbox. I uninstalled it cause this the exact same problem I am having with the email app that is already on the Droid.
     
  7. masterxchief

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    Just mark them all as read
     
  8. zero7404

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    installing an app to do the same thing the phone should do is a bit redundant i think.
    so does anyone know if this is an android issue or a yahoo issue ?
     
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    no one knos ?
     
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    I use two email accounts, earthlink and yahoo (free yahoo). I have experienced intermittent email problems as well with both accounts. There will be periods lasting anywhere from 1 to 10 hours where I cannot access email from either of these two accounts. Yeah, I'm disappointed about this being that I bought the phone for email use.

    I wonder if the paid yahoo account would work better. Has anyone tried this?

    Felis
     
  11. nerdbox08

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    It says flat out in EVERY mail app(stock or not) for Yahoo that there can be HUGE problems because Yahoo doesn't like to play nice with POP3 programs.

    So I'm gonna put my money on Yahoo.

    You guys are even lucky you get a mail or two. It's supposed to be a 'premium' / paid service.
     
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    I really wonder if Blackberry has the same issues. I just want email that works. Receiving email is an old technology, there's no reason why it should be such a struggle to receive email. My desktop computer has no problems with receiving email why should the Droid behave so intermittently? It doesn't connect to my work email at all. What good is that?
     
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