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Yahoo! Mail is a web-based email service offered by the American company, Yahoo!. The service is free for personal use, and paid-for business email plans are available. It was launched in 1997, and, according to comScore, was the third-largest web-based email service with 281 million users as of December 2011.

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Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • KC92037 Kamie Cicinelli (@KC92037) reported

    @yahoomail My Y! email account has been down for 5 days. After working w/ CS on the phone for more than 2 hours yesterday I was told I would be able to access my mail 5pm PST.... I gave it six extra hours and it's still not working. PLEASE HELP. I do have a case #

  • Jackscure Jack Sandler (@Jackscure) reported

    @YahooCare I pay for #YahooMail- NON-STOP PROBLEMS 100% of the time My #GMAIL is free- NEVER a problem- always works 100% of the time.

  • matthew07015361 matthew (@matthew07015361) reported

    @ArthurSaxon Just sent an answer from Yahoo. Make sure to check your spam mail because I think you said you had issues with yahoo.

  • John_Hood4 John Read My Bio (@John_Hood4) reported

    Yahoo mail is the actual ******* worst. Dealt with a bunch of hacking problems in the past, it’s incredibly inconvenient to use and now they’ve completely wiped all my emails from my account. Can’t imagine if I had to use it for business.

  • Devaiitg Devendra Singh (@Devaiitg) reported

    @flipkartsupport I forgt my flipkart pwd and used the forgot option in flipkart acc they have sent an otp in my registered yahoo mail but I am not geting OTP in my reg mail. flipkart customer are not suporting to resolve my issue...Its very bad experience..

  • ron_humphrey Ron Humphrey (@ron_humphrey) reported

    @GStuedler @keenanls @katienotopoulos My problem is I can't Renner the name of my g mail account. Yeah yeah you say. Just memorize it. I have had my yahoo account for so long using it is automatic..

  • Iseoluwa64 Iseoluwa Abiodun-Johnson (@Iseoluwa64) reported

    @YahooCare I'm unable to open my Yahoomail on my Android phone anymore. It keeps asking that I should update but once I click the update button, it goes straight back to the login page. Over and over ad infinitum. I'm frigging upset.

  • AntonMoglia Anton (@AntonMoglia) reported

    @ggeeeezz @phantomfoundry @instagram @yahoomail I have all my passwords. Instagram wants a verification code they sent to my email adress BUT that email adress has been deleted by @yahoomail ... 😰 The error message say that the adress was unused for too long.

  • Ibile_Filmz Film Clinic Media (@Ibile_Filmz) reported

    Question: Who is a Yahoo Bo Answer: Yahoo Boy is that very young Boy Who login to Yahoo site and Open Yahoo mail. Such Boy is a Yahoo Boy. Teacher: Correct.

  • 1985marysmith marysmith1985 (@1985marysmith) reported

    @yahoocare Tried for 3 days now to renew yahoo mail pro subscription online and the payments form is broken. No options in the state dropdown menu and no submit button...wow!

  • lalithr03 Lalith G R (@lalithr03) reported

    @YahooCare Yahoo business account is not working. Issue is, unable to receive any new mails from 10 days, though am able to send mails. Tried several Test mail & result is the same, unable to receive any incoming mails from anyone. @YahooSmBusiness @yahoomail @Yahoo

  • tigrayrocks Vicki Andrada (@tigrayrocks) reported

    @twurby74 @ShannonD10 @angelgirl1976 @boltonnut @boogiechild5820 @lynnskyi @MichiganPal I haven't used ISP mail in years. I used it when I first got high speed internet with comcast years ago, and for the longest time they had an issue where no mail was coming in. So I went to yahoo mail then, then later google. It's worked out for me.

  • Zeke4uan Zeke Pro (@Zeke4uan) reported

    @AntonMoglia @instagram @yahoomail Same issue i had with my @instagram account been hacked and the instagram support center is not functioning. All thanks to @solkwave he helped me regain access and get password.

  • solkwave RACKSPACE (@solkwave) reported

    @AntonMoglia @instagram @yahoomail Same issue i had with my @instagram account been hacked and the instagram support center is not functioning. All thanks to @solkwave he helped me regain access and get password.

  • marshymars Mars Nejar (@marshymars) reported

    Waaah. I cannot login to my Twitter using my new phone😭😭I forgot the password. Even the password of my yahoo mail, I forgot. I cant do forgot my password 😭😭

  • GinSecurities Gin Lane Securities (@GinSecurities) reported

    come on @yahoomail ..... kick those old computers and fix your crappy mail system . I must be last one still paying you and don't take down time well

  • Mohd_Umair_Rana Muhammad Umair Rana (@Mohd_Umair_Rana) reported

    My Yahoo Mail account has been down for 1 day. And all they can tell me is to wait. Should have shifted to gmail years back.

  • Sara4Republic Beauty Queen Auto-Pilot Sara E (@Sara4Republic) reported

    @WorldOfStu @yahoomail 1st world problems...smh. Stu, try walking 18 miles a day for a bucket of water you elitist white male.

  • WorldOfStu Stu Burguiere (@WorldOfStu) reported

    .@yahoomail now tells me they deleted both accounts without contacting me at either the email or phone number I had tied to the accounts because I didn’t login enough.

  • anilkayess Anil K Singh (@anilkayess) reported

    @Yahoocare ..Yahoo Mail server down. How long before it is up and running.

  • RockDesii Ravi (@RockDesii) reported

    @pri_sumit @umashankarsingh @bainjal A service platform like yahoo mail, which was initially only popular email provider, started 1997, in India around 2001-02. Back then dial up used to take forever to login into the internet, a cyber cafe used to charge 50 for an hour mostly used by Yahoo chat fans, around 2004.

  • Libra_Warrior_ Libra Warrior (@Libra_Warrior_) reported

    @YahooCare @Yahoo @yahoomail Your password retrieval glitch caused my account to be hacked resulting in my bank account hacked and funds stolen. When I asked for your help I was toyed it, then told to pay for PRO before I could get any help. I paid and absolutely no help!

  • chessratz ChessRatz (@chessratz) reported

    @PerdidoRecords @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo @YahooCare @charliewood2015 No problem I know we were all probably feeling the same. I called 866-434-9017 and heard a message about being on hold. Then listened to the same tunes for a few hours before they answered. I had been calling the days prior with same results as you which is just a hang up. GL bud

  • vervain_0105 آدنوكارسينوما 🐾 (@vervain_0105) reported

    @YahooCare There is no recovery option that can help me in this case on your websait!!! . Please give me an email of yahoo support so I can mail them about my account’s problem.

  • ShazzBakes ShazzBakes (@ShazzBakes) reported

    @AdblockPlus Hello again - problem solved. I removed ABP; restart; added ABP; restart; tried again Info icon now shows again in URL bar; ads removed from Yahoo Mail again Thank you for responding to my requests for help - you earned yourselves another donation!

  • lalithr03 Lalith G R (@lalithr03) reported

    Unable to receive any new mails. When trying to login for customer support, it says invalid user id or password even after changing my password. Issue is the same with both old & new password. Kindly solve the issue. #yahoo #yahoosmallbusiness @YahooSmBusiness @yahoomail @Yahoo

  • lalithr03 Lalith G R (@lalithr03) reported

    Yahoo business account is not working. Issue is, unable to receive any mails, though are able to send the mails. Tried several Test mail & result is the same, unable to receive any incoming mails from anyone. #yahoo #yahoosmallbusiness #yahoobusiness #yahooceo #yahoohelp

  • IanHenshall Ian Henshall (@IanHenshall) reported

    @YahooCare It's slow because the morons at @yahoomail & @YahooSmBusiness have, without prior warning or allowing an opt out, updated millions of accounts which is now locking people out of their accounts and your giving virtually no help to those effected.

  • Mister_Shane Shane Maciak (@Mister_Shane) reported

    @DAACanada Your software doesn't work. I keep seeing click-bait garbage on my British Telecom BT Yahoo mail account. It looks really unprofessional and desperate. Thinking of dropping BT service based on this seemingly minor issue.

  • chessratz ChessRatz (@chessratz) reported

    @iamthearbiter @Tangomitteckel @JWoody30 @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo I couldn't sign in either. I have some good news and some bad news for you Chris. Good news is I got thru to them on the phone and they helped me fix everything in about 30 minutes. Bad news is they have to help you with the temporary password and I was on hold for 3 hrs. 15 min.

  • iamthearbiter Chris Paul (@iamthearbiter) reported

    @Tangomitteckel @JWoody30 @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo I have the yahoo login. Just doesn’t get me anywhere unfortunately. No worries! Thanks for your help.

  • Tangomitteckel Mike Mitchell (@Tangomitteckel) reported

    @iamthearbiter @JWoody30 @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo I must be wrong. If the other one took you to the Yahoo login then that's the correct one. Until you get squared away with your Yahoo login I don't think there's much point in you trying to go anywhere at smallbusiness.

  • ZoeKitten84 ZoeKitten (@ZoeKitten84) reported

    @YahooCare Seems like the whole site is down. Can't open the link or yahoo mail. :(

  • yanuardliwang that X JAPAN Guy (@yanuardliwang) reported

    @YahooCare @yahoomail @Yahoo bring back password login for email 😠😠😠

  • ikarus7 Daniel Kortmann (@ikarus7) reported

    @YahooCare No. Yahoo is causing issues in yahoo mail. Your service is the worst joke of the internet.

  • RobustControl εκΩ∂∯υφ∇≝ℙ~Ψ∛∪ψ⊨ℤℚℂ (@RobustControl) reported

    @YahooCare hey I'm using yahoo mail almost 20 years ok! do no try to do that! In fact I'm reading that your servers have some issues aroud America ok!...

  • RobustControl εκΩ∂∯υφ∇≝ℙ~Ψ∛∪ψ⊨ℤℚℂ (@RobustControl) reported

    @yahoomail @YahooCare hello, I've got some issues with pop and smtp servers... again.

  • RobustControl εκΩ∂∯υφ∇≝ℙ~Ψ∛∪ψ⊨ℤℚℂ (@RobustControl) reported

    @yahoomail hello, I've got some issues with pop and smtp servers... again.

  • RChilderhose RChilderhose (@RChilderhose) reported

    @jeffey29 @yahoomail Can’t believe it has been down for so long. Unreliable to say the least. Time to find another email provider for personal use! #dissatisfiedcustomer

  • Tangomitteckel Mike Mitchell (@Tangomitteckel) reported

    @iamthearbiter @JWoody30 @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo You might not be going to the correct page at smallbusiness for the initial sign in. There's an icon at the top of the page way over on the far right - don't use the "mail" secletion.

  • JWoody30 Josh Woody (@JWoody30) reported

    @iamthearbiter @Tangomitteckel @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo I had to request a password change from the small business sign in page using the yahoo email. go to yahoo email and click reset password on small business. sign in to the small business and enter in my information. then go down to email and activate the account

  • iamthearbiter Chris Paul (@iamthearbiter) reported

    @Tangomitteckel @JWoody30 @yahoomail @YahooSmBusiness @Yahoo I even just changed my password on my main Yahoo account and it STILL won't let me use that to sign in on the small business page.

  • sknolle Sharon Knolle (@sknolle) reported

    @ongedwin @Yahoo @yahoomail Huge system problems. They won't even answer their email hotline. #yahoodown Been going on for a few days now.

  • YahooCare Yahoo Customer Care (@YahooCare) reported

    @janda_jonny34 Hi Jonathan. If you're using the Yahoo Mail app on your iOS device, please uninstall/reinstall it, the issue is fixed.

  • billydesigns Billy (@billydesigns) reported

    Thank you everyone for replying to this Tweet. I still can't access my Small Business email from Apple Mail, but I CAN access from the Yahoo Mail app. Not ideal, but at least it's working. Not sure why Yahoo forced us to "upgrade". Seems like that's when the problems started.

  • YahooCare Yahoo Customer Care (@YahooCare) reported

    @ChickenKatsuFTW Hi Sharyn. if you're using the Yahoo Mail app, please uninstall the app then reinstall it, this fixes the issue.

  • tiotited tiotited (@tiotited) reported

    Others still having issues so frustrating #YahooMail

  • BasuSharma_ Basu Sharma (@BasuSharma_) reported

    @YahooCare @republic @ndtvindia @timesofindia #YahooMail Received an email that your're email id is not found and mail delivery is failed. After login to yahoo account all old mails are vanished. What is this .. Yahoo just deleted my 10 years of data without notifying a bit

  • EdwardDaniels Edward Daniels (@EdwardDaniels) reported

    @sunnflores @yahoomail Finally working after 36 hours down :(

  • sunnflores L U I S 🇸🇻 (@sunnflores) reported

    @EdwardDaniels @yahoomail Oof that sucks! Hope it’s back up soon, I’m still having problems today but mine is the free version

  • cathielolo Forever Transformed (@cathielolo) reported

    I can't sign in to my biz mail account - yahoo changed my password, I have no idea what it is because it was sent to my biz mail account and I can't access that account. HELP FOR CHRIST'S SAKE!!!

  • KimbleyStatus Kimbley IT Status (@KimbleyStatus) reported

    We're detecting that Yahoo! Mail is down or having service trouble. #ServiceStatus #Status

  • brooklynsalt Peter Tulupman (@brooklynsalt) reported

    Hey @yahoomail, you should let your service folks know that the iOS app bug is still happening, but there is a fix. Delete the app and reinstall it. Its amazing that one side of the business didn't inform another.

  • DarenC4 Daren C4 (@DarenC4) reported

    @YahooSmBusiness You know dam well you are having issues I have seen all the complaints. I have been hosting with @Yahoo for close to 13 years. I need this situation fixed or I am going to have find new hosting and business email service. It as if my Yahoo Biz mail has disappeared I cannot work

  • khemraj01 Khemraj Saini (@khemraj01) reported

    @Yahoo @Yahoo_Email @yahoomail we are facing problem in our Yahoo small business email server. Not able to connect with customer care . Please support

  • evolved_deb Medicare For All (@evolved_deb) reported

    @sunnflores @yahoomail Yes, it has been down since yesterday.

  • TariqAshraf Tariq Ashraf (@TariqAshraf) reported

    @yahoomail Hello, last iOS update broke the share to Yahoo mail functionality: I get the following error message "Please open Yahoo mail app and sign in to use this functionality" Please help!

  • EdwardDaniels Edward Daniels (@EdwardDaniels) reported

    @jeffey29 @yahoomail They NEVER address the issue. Horrible service.

  • FrankDickey frank dickey (@FrankDickey) reported

    @YahooCare Yahoo mail still down this morning.

  • markvidonic Mark Vidonic (@markvidonic) reported

    @DShulman_ESPN Anyone who doesn’t stay logged in on Yahoo mail - still having problems logging in.

Yahoo! Mail Most Common Errors

List of the most commonly reported error codes and fixes:
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  • 14
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  • 18
  • 19
  • 2
  • 3253
  • 44
  • 475
  • 553
  • 999
  • 99999
  • an error occurred while downloading
  • an error occurred while uploading
  • android
  • app error
  • attaching files
  • attachment error 14
  • authentication error
  • authentication error digsby
  • cannot connect to server
  • delivery error 554
  • dns error
  • domain 1032
  • temporary error bad request