Hello, Yahoo members who have upgraded to Yahoo Mail Plus should use the directions at the following link: http://www.emailquestions.com/yahoo-mail/863-check-yahoo-mail-plus-pop3-account-outlook-express.html If you would like to try checking your free Yahoo mail account with a pop3 program on your desktop such as Microsoft Outlook YPOPs is an alternative to Yahoo Mail Plus that works for some people. Please use the following steps to configure YPOPs and your mail program: Download and install YPOPs. For more information see our YPOPs Review. (Only needed for United States @yahoo.com members) Open Microsoft Outlook. Go to the Tools menu and select E-Mail Accounts Select Add a new e-mail account and press Next Select POP3 and press Next Complete the fields for your Real Name, e-mail address, username, password, incoming server, and outgoing server. For the username use only the first part of your Yahoo e-mail address before the @, and use 127.0.0.1 for both your incoming and outgoing mail servers. When you are done filling in the fields click More Settings Go to the Outgoing Server tab, click the option for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, and leave the Use the same settings as my incoming mail server checked. Click OK, click Next, and then click Finish Microsoft outlook 2003 is now configured to access your free Yahoo Mail Account! If you have any questions about YPOPs, Yahoo Mail, or configuring a different e-mail program to work with YPOPs please create a new thread in our Yahoo Mail Help Forum.