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I can receive emails but not send them from my Android phone. I am using Yahoo mail and a Samsung Galaxy Ace.

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Are you using the stock email client or another client? What are the settings that you are using (ex. Imap, POP, servers and ports)? –  Brad Aug 13 '12 at 12:18
    
Outgoing: SMTP: mail.btinternet.com, Port:587, Security type:None. –  Bonzo Aug 13 '12 at 12:22
    
You're using the Yahoo! Mail app, correct, and not the stock email app? –  Al E. Aug 13 '12 at 12:39
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No i am using the pre-installed email app. My email is run by yahoo but my email is XXXX@btinternet.com and the server is mail@btinernet.com –  Bonzo Aug 13 '12 at 12:40
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@Bonzo: It would be a good idea to edit your question to include that information. –  Al E. Aug 13 '12 at 13:31
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What are the BT Yahoo! Mail settings for outgoing and incoming mail servers?

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server: mail.btinternet.com with Port 110

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: mail.btinternet.com with Port 25

Account Name/Login Name: Your email address

(including the "@btinternet.com" or "@btopenworld.com" part)

Password: Your BT Yahoo! password


step-by-step

Online step-by-step instructions to help with your email setup.

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Note that SMTP Authentication needs to be enabled. –  w3d Aug 13 '12 at 15:01
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I had tried all combinations of security settings but crucially it was the 'request sign in' bit that was needed along with selecting port 465 (SS L certificates option).

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I have been experiencing the same problem with a Samsung Galaxy S2 and a BT yahoo account, namely can receive but not send email. After many unsuccessful variations on POP3/IMAP and port combinations the following finally seems to have worked:

incoming IMAP server: [imap.mail.yahoo.com] [SSL port 993]
[User name is your whole bt email address. Use your normal account password.]

outgoing SMTP server: [smtp.mail.yahoo.com] [SSL port 465]
(Finally - and crucially - select "require sign in" and use your email address (username) and account password as for the incoming.)

This may only be relevant to the Galaxy S2

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Yahoos settings for android:

Yahoo Incoming Mail Server (IMAP): android.imap.mail.yahoo.com, SSL (port 993)

Yahoo Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): android.smtp.mail.yahoo.com, SSL (port 365) use auth

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I don't have the ability to set IMAP, I can only use POP3. I also tried setting outgowing mail server and I just get an error... –  Bonzo Aug 13 '12 at 12:30
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