SOLVED: Thunderbird Not working With Yahoo Mail

Mozilla Thunderbird is a popular email client that allows you to configure all web-based email accounts. If your Thunderbird not working with Yahoo Mail, there might be issues with the email forwarding or authentication. Keep reading the instructions given below to know how to fix the issues with your Thunderbird program.

Solution 1: Enable Third-party Access In Yahoo Mail

  • Step : 1 On your computer, verify if the Internet connection is stable.
  • Step : 2 Open the default browser and go to the official Yahoo sign-in page.
  • Step : 3 Enter your Yahoo ID and password in the required fields and click the Sign in button.
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  • Step : 4 After logging in to your Yahoo email account, click the profile name at the top and select the Account Info option.
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  • Step : 5 Click the Account Security tab from the left-side panel.
  • Step : 6 Scroll down the page and toggle on the Allow apps that use less secure sign in button.
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  • Step : 7 Save the settings and log out from your Yahoo Mail.
  • Step : 8 Open the Thunderbird app and check if you can access your Yahoo email account.
  • Step : 9 If your Thunderbird not working with Yahoo Mail, move on to the next solution.

Solution 2: Update The Authentication

  • Step : 1 Launch the Thunderbird app and click the Menu icon at the top.
  • Step : 2 Select the Account Settings option and choose your Yahoo email account from the left-side panel.
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  • Step : 3 Click on Edit and set Authentication method to Oauth2 in the Outgoing Server (SMTP) section.
  • Step : 4 Choose Server Settings and set Authentication method to Oauth2.
  • Step : 5 Click OK to save the changes.
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  • Step : 6 Restart your Thunderbird app to check if the problem is resolved.

If still your Thunderbird not working with Yahoo Mail, remove your Yahoo email account and reconfigure the correct server settings. You can also contact our technical experts for assistance in resolving the issues with your Thunderbird app.

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