Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Email password error message???

    Member Since
    May 26, 2012
    Posts
    14
    Email password error message???
    Im running OS X Lion and i keep getting this error message.....(The Yahoo! IMAP server “imap.mail.yahoo.com” rejected the password for user ). the password I'm entering is correct but i keep getting this message every 2 or 3 minutes requesting my password and its driving me mad, any help would me much appreciated .

  2. #2
    Email password error message???
    mrplow's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 01, 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    6,759
    Specs:
    27" iMac i7 (2011) 10.10, iPhone6, iPad Air 2, AppleTV2
    Are you using port 993 (SSL) ?
    External hard disk acquisition addict - but admitting the problem is the first step to a robust backup

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - top right of this post

  3. #3
    Email password error message???

    Member Since
    May 26, 2012
    Posts
    14
    Yes i am mate.

  4. #4
    Email password error message???
    mrplow's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 01, 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    6,759
    Specs:
    27" iMac i7 (2011) 10.10, iPhone6, iPad Air 2, AppleTV2
    Have you tried changing your password?
    Or
    removing then re-adding the account?
    External hard disk acquisition addict - but admitting the problem is the first step to a robust backup

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - top right of this post

  5. #5
    Email password error message???

    Member Since
    May 26, 2012
    Posts
    14
    i was thinking of removing then re-adding the account? ill give that a try. thanks for your response.

  6. #6
    Email password error message???
    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Location
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Posts
    45,293
    Specs:
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, Yosemite
    I would first go direct to the Yahoo IMAP server via its web address and change the password from there. Removing the account and re-adding it should be the last thing to try.

  7. #7
    Email password error message???

    Member Since
    Jun 22, 2012
    Posts
    1
    Mail Password errors
    I have started getting the same password errors on 4 different email addresses with different suppliers, so I expect its a lion software issue!

  8. #8
    Email password error message???
    doclcsw's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 18, 2012
    Location
    Central Valley, CA
    Posts
    1
    Specs:
    MacBook Pro 15
    same problem
    I am having the same error message with my yahoo account. Everything was fine for a month or so. then I began to get the error message at an increasing frequency. Now it won't log in and retrieve mail from yahoo at all. my gmail account is working fine. I have deleted and re-installed the account. I have changed the password at yahoo. still get error message. The account is linked to an att.net account with same login/password combo. I get same error if I delete the yahoo account and install the att.net account. What's up? I'm a recent convert from PC and Outlook. I like apple mail better except for this problem.
    David
    MacBook Pro 15.4
    2.6/2x4GB/750/SD/HR-AG

  9. #9
    Email password error message???

    Member Since
    Jun 08, 2011
    Posts
    282
    Specs:
    MacBook Pro Retina 2014, iPad 1, 2&3, iPhone 6, ATV3
    I had this problem all the time on Lion. I changed the pw, deleted and added the account and nothing worked. Now, I noticed that I am getting the error on Mountain Lion.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Master Password message
    By nmw in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-02-2014, 05:50 PM
  2. Please help with Error message
    By rachelc in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-29-2012, 10:08 PM
  3. Entourage SENT file - email error message
    By WVTim in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 05-18-2011, 12:51 PM
  4. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-23-2010, 02:36 AM
  5. Error Message
    By macgirl2008 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-01-2010, 08:55 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •