Email Configuration Problem
I just picked up my xoom yesterday, and am having major trouble configuring it to work with my yahoo email. I have a business account with yahoo, and it is connected to my motorola droid 2 with no problems. On my d2 I am able to access the email, send and receive, and organize the mail into my folders. When I tried connecting my xoom to the email, it connected as a pop3 with no difficulty, but it didn't retrieve all the email. In fact, it only took 14 emails. The ones that it downloaded were more than a month old, (some dating back over a year), and although they had not been read, i have about 5 from today in my mailbox that I have not read. Further, when I attempted to move them into folders, I was unable because it said that pop3 does not support this.
Obviously the problem is on my end. I must have configured something incorrectly, but I cannot figure out what. My droid 2 was programmed by the gentlemen that sold me the phone at verizon, so I am unsure as to what he did differently. I have tried going into the app in my phone to see what may be different, but I cannot find anything that would show me how he set it up, (no settings whatsoever). Also, (and I am unsure if this makes any difference), the email icon on my phone is orange, whereas on the xoom it is yellow.
Please help! I truly hope to get this up and running by Monday, so that I don't have to bring my laptop to work as well.
06-19-2011 11:39 AM
well, (while typing out my question), it occurred to me that possibly it was set up as an imap rather than pop3...lol that was it.
I am leaving this up in case anyone else has a similar prob, but if mods feel the desire to delete it, feel free
No reason to delete it at all. It will surely help someone down the line.
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