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Spotty Yahoo.Verizon email connectivity

Had verizon email thru yahoo portal for years with no issues - all settings/ports/security are correct. Recently, early in the day I cannot receive/send email, with system telling me my user name and/or passwrd is incorrect - which it is not. I used Thunderbird & switched to eM Client (which I like much better), but the same thing happended thia am. Interestingly enough, my wife uses Windows Live Mail thru a sub-account with the same server settings/ports/security & has not experienced this issue. Last bit of info is I cannot get my email on my smartphone (Android) when this happens with the same admonishment. Then sometime during the day, without changing a thing, email starts working correctly. I am at wits end & thought about dropping the yahoo portal tie in, but tech support said same ports/settings (other than server names) apply for in/ servers. Any Ideas?

Re: Spotty Yahoo.Verizon email connectivity
Master - Level 3

I am sorry to hear about the problems you are having with the email. I have sent you a private message to get more information.

No Yahoo.Verizon email connectivity on blackberry

Hi, I'm having a similar problem to the one described here. starting about 2 weeks ago, my blackberry was not able to connect to the mail servers and I have not been successful in recreating the connection. I am getting a "bad username/password" error now everytime I go through the setup.

I can successfully send/receive mail from my ipad and laptop, but the blackberry is giving me a problem.

I noticed that I'm going through the Yahoo portal when I chek mail online, so is the server name different than or

I've tried both with no luck. keeps saying my username/password/email address is wrong.

On my Blackberry, the setup prompts are:


email address:


email server:


any direction would be greatly appreciated.


Re: No Yahoo.Verizon email connectivity on blackberry

Same problem here. I can read OK on the Yahoo Html, but get  the bad password message. Then it works for awhile??

Re: Spotty Yahoo.Verizon email connectivity

I have been having this problem for weeks. I called customer service and the problem was fixed momentarily, but now it's back. Around that same time I changed my password. There doesn't seem to by any rhyme or reason to when it actually does work. This definitely seems to be a Yahoo problem. Is it time to switch?