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I hava an account on Yahoo (eg. myname@yahoo.com) with several sub accounts (sub1@myname.com, sub2@myname.com)

I am trying to access these accounts using thunderbird with no success.

Have tried:

  1. Adding multiple identities to the myname@yahoo account in Thunderbird.
    Thunderbird finds only the main account mails.
  2. Added a separate account sub1@myname.com
    Since myname.com is really just a front to Yahoo, this times out.
  3. sub1@myname.com@yahoo.com Times out.

How do I actually get the mail? The account is with Yahoo Plus, I can use POP or IMAP, I have checked and POP access is enabled in options for both the main and sub accounts.

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Have you tried using IMAP ?, this can read the folders in your account where as pop just downloads the mail –  Iain Simpson Feb 7 '12 at 11:44
I am using IMAP –  SamGoody Feb 7 '12 at 11:46

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