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Can't connect to gmail, y!mail and messenger

By denmark1005
Jun 24, 2008
  1. this is the error message that i got every time i access gmail, yahoo mail...



    Secure Connection Failed


    An error occurred during a connection to www.google.com.

    Cannot communicate securely with peer: no common encryption algorithm(s).

    (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap)
     
  2. Richardw9

    Richardw9 TS Rookie Posts: 127

    i get something like that some times usually mine fixes itself but other whys i have no idea whats wrong
     
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    Yahoo Mail config:
    1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
    2. Select the "Mail" tab.
    3. Click the "Add" button.
    4. From the Add menu, click "Mail."
    5. In the text box labeled Display Name, type your name and click "Next."
    6. In the Email Address box, type your Yahoo! Mail address (be sure to include "@yahoo.com") and click "Next."
    7. Under "My incoming mail server is a…" select "POP3."
    8. Type "pop.mail.yahoo.com" in the Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) Server box.
    9. Type "smtp.mail.yahoo.com" in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server box.
    10. Click "Next."
    11. In the Account Name box, type your Yahoo! Mail ID (your email address without the "@yahoo.com").
    12. In the Password box, type your Yahoo! Mail password.
    13. If you want Outlook Express to remember your password, check the "Remember password" box.
    14. Do not check the boxes labeled "Log on using Secure…"
    15. Click "Next."
    16. Click "Finish."
    17. Select 'pop.mail.yahoo.com' under 'Account,' and click 'Properties.'
    18. Click the “Servers” tab.
    19. Under “Outgoing Mail Server” check the box next to “My server requires authentication”
    20. Click the 'Advanced' tab.
    21. Under “Outgoing mail Server (SMTP)”, check the box next to “This server requires a secure connection (SSL). Enter port number “465” in the “Outgoing mail (SMTP)” field.
    22. Under “Incoming mail (POP3)”, check the box next to “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)". The port number in the “Incoming mail (POP3)" field should automatically change from 110 to 995. If it doesn’t, make sure the port number is set to 995.​

    Gmail Config:
     
  4. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    Jobeard, does this Yahoo setup work for the free yahoo mail account or only the premuim account? I used to have to use Ypops to access my Yahoo mail from Outlook Express. Sorry to hijack the post!!!!
     
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,330   +622

    I believe it is universal, but as I don't use either ... caveat emptor :)
     
  6. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    I hear ya! Thank You....
     
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