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New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-19-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

Was working a couple weeks ago and since then cannot connect.  Is there a fix on this shortly as my Playbook is useless now.

Forums Veteran I
Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

try deleting the account and rebooting then setup he account again
Be a Shepard and not an iSheep.
New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-19-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

tried that a couple times and still not working.

Forums Veteran I
Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

is there a specific error message. Any issues with the router
Be a Shepard and not an iSheep.
New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-19-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

Message receiving is:

 

You contact account was successfully added.  At this time, the rim.imap.mail.yahoo.com and caldav.calendar.yahoo.com servers are unavailable and your email and calendar can't be added. Please try again later.

Forums Veteran I
Posts: 2,359
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: Z10 & Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon Wireless

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

it appears that the server is down try setting up a different account with yahoo mail.. your address has rim in it that may be the root of your problem they may be in the process of changing the domain
Be a Shepard and not an iSheep.
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New Contributor
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎02-19-2013
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

This has been over three weeks... do you know how long this would normally take?  My Playbook is a large paperwight at this time till this is resolved.

Forums Veteran I
Posts: 1,945
Registered: ‎11-28-2011
My Device: PlayBook 32 & 64 GB & Torch 9860, Z30
My Carrier: Wind Mobile

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

Google KB13799 Unable to Integrate a Yahoo Account.
Contributor
Posts: 20
Registered: ‎01-05-2013
My Device: 9000 bold/Os5 / Playbook OS v 2.1.0.1314
My Carrier: att

Re: Cannot get Yahoo email on Playbook

MR : I deleted yahoo.com completely , too much same message, now sync yahoo from PC through other account , good ; frees up Playbook ; runs better