Set up your Yahoo Xtra email in Outlook 2007

To setup a new account:

  1. Open Outlook 2007
  2. Click Tools and select Account Settings


  3. Click New


  4. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click Next
  5. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and Next
  6. Select Internet E-mail and Next

  7. Enter your Name (as you would like it to appear in the "From" field of your outgoing messages)
  8. Enter your E-mail Address (e.g.
  9. Select POP3 under Account Type
  10. Enter as the Incoming mail server
  11. Enter as the Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
  12. Enter your Xtra User Name and Password
  13. Click More Settings


  14. Select the Outgoing Server tab
  15. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  16. Ensure the option Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected
  17. Select the Advanced tab


  18. Select This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) and change the Incoming server (POP3) port to 995
  19. Select SSL from the Use the following type of encrypted connection drop-down menu.  Ensure the port number in the Outgoing server (SMTP) field is set to 465
  20. Tick the box marked Leave a copy of messages on the server
  21. Click OK
  22. Click Test Account Settings


  23. If you receive an error message, please re-check your settings by following these instructions from Step 10
  24. Click Close, Next and Finish



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