Yahoo! Push IMAP email setup?

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iphonenotify

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How will we set this up. Can I just make an account today and set it up later? Will I have to get my iPhone pin or number and set it up that way? Does anyone know what to do? Because I would like to get a headstart if I could.:laugh2:
 

soloudinhere

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Well you need a yahoo account, and once there you need to enable POP3 (it's not IMAP) and then configure it on the phone itself.
 

Fafafoooey

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Well you need a yahoo account, and once there you need to enable POP3 (it's not IMAP) and then configure it on the phone itself.
Wrong. Free Yahoo Email does not offer IMAP or POP. You need to pay for that. But during the keynote in January, it was said that all iPhone owners will have free Yahoo IMAP push email. You will probably have some sort of code, and within Yahoo Mail, you will probably go through the process of purchasing Yahoo Mail Plus, but at the end, when you are supposed to pay, you supply the code, and you will have all the features for the time that you have iPhone. They probably also need your serial number of the device. I guess we'll see come 6/29 or around there.
 

Ranged30

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Does anyone know if you will be able to set up other e-mail (i.e. work e-mail) to be push Imap like on a blackberry? Or is it just the yahoo accounts?
 

Fafafoooey

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Does anyone know if you will be able to set up other e-mail (i.e. work e-mail) to be push Imap like on a blackberry? Or is it just the yahoo accounts?
If your email service offers IMAP, then yes. Most ISP email is POP3. You can still configure your email on the iPhone to pick that up as you need it, or I am sure there is an auto-get setting.