cannot set up microsoft mail on my surface pro 3 with my yahoo mail account. RRS feed

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  • I cannot set up microsoft mail on my surface pro 3 with my yahoo mail account. it shows up under mail accounts. after trying to sync or update email I get "yahoo account setting out of date". can anyone help?
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 6:06 PM

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  • Hi trapper9872,

    By "set up microsoft mail", do you mean the Windows Mail App?

    Then here we mainly focus on general questions related to Outlook client.  If your issue is about Windows Mail, I'd like to encourage you post to the following dedicated Answers forum for Windows Mail:


    The reason why we recommend posting appropriately is you will get the most qualified pool of respondents, and other partners who read the forums regularly can either share their knowledge or learn from your interaction with us. 

    Additionally, regarding the "yahoo account setting out of date" error message, please ensure the password is correct. If your password isn't the problem, you may try to refer to the instructions in the link below to use SSL to secure your email account:


    Hope you can find the above information helpful.

    Best regards,
    Yuki Sun

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    Monday, June 19, 2017 7:33 AM