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How I can configure my Yahoo! and Hotmail account to use IMAP?

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Neither Hotmail nor Yahoo! Mail provide IMAP service.


Hotmail does have POP3 at pop3.live.com (over SSL on standard POP3/SSL port), but it is very limited in comparison to IMAP.

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Yahoo! Mail does have IMAP at imap.mail.yahoo.com, but you have to send a nonstandard command pre-login, namely ID ("GUID" "1"). There are some modified clients available to do this, you can find some here.

Hotmail does not have IMAP, but does have POP3 available at pop3.live.com.

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