Solved Unable to receive mail to my outlook inbox

January 4, 2015 at 10:24:37
Specs: Windows 7
I am not receiving incoming mail to my Outlook 2007 inbox can anyone help me? I have uninstalled then reinstalled the software and this did not resolve the issue.

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January 4, 2015 at 10:31:58
Have set up the account details correctly - not the least the incoming server (and password for whichever account)?

Who provides your email account?

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January 4, 2015 at 10:35:16
Yes all correct both for incoming and outgoing mail. The account is a Yahoo a/c

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January 4, 2015 at 10:50:04
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Hard to say what may be the problem... I have generally found it to work (most of the time). When it hasn't it's inevitably been an incorrect setting/entry in my setup/

Be aware that when it does finally work - the default setting for M$-Outlook is to download all messages and then delete then from the server. The place to change that is in the Advanced settings - one the assorted tabs; where you can set it to leave a copy on the server.

This is one option - if you're happy to go imap path rather than pop-mail:

and two of many re' pop-mail version:

And this provides a whole slew of how to - any of which may be useful as an aide-memoire and check-list at least re' your efforts?

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January 7, 2015 at 05:13:58
IMAP problem solved thank you

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