I’m unable to process my Yahoo! Mail account in Aid4Mail

As of March 2020, Yahoo! Mail accounts no longer offer the “Allow apps that use less secure sign in” option. In order to connect to a Yahoo! Mail account with Aid4Mail, an “App Password” needs to be generated.

To create an App Password, login to your Yahoo! account and go to the “Account Security” section under “Account Options” and click on “Generate app password” as shown here:  

After you have created the app password, copy it and use it in Aid4Mail as the “Password” for your Yahoo! Mail account.

For further assistance, please refer to the following Yahoo! help article: Generate third-party app passwords

Do you have Yahoo!’s 2-Step verification set up? Click here for details on Yahoo!’s 2-step verification

The IMAP configuration editor screen in Aid4Mail should look like the image below to connect with a Yahoo! Mail account:

If you experience any issues, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

If you would like to buy an Aid4Mail license, please visit the Aid4Mail website.

About Fookes Software

Fookes Software Ltd
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1637 Charmey (en Gruyère)

For over 25 years we have been developing award-winning tools and productivity software. We also have more than 20 years of expertise in the field of email processing and analysis.

Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, law firms, universities, and professionals specializing in e-discovery and forensics from around the world.

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