Need help setting up email.

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    Please help me I am at my wits end. I can not figure out how to set up my tablet to connect to my yahoo email account. It just keeps telling me wrong user name or password. I know this is not the case and I can not find the answer anywhere and then I stumbled upon this site. I am so glad you exist. I am so frustrated that I am about to either break it or take it back to the store. Tried calling customer service but no one has called me back all day and cant get ahold of a live person.
    Please if anyone can help it will be greatly appreciated.

    Its a Sylvania 7" Mini Tablet. Model Number: SYNET7LP
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    What apk are you using? or what browser?
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    Welcome!

    No experience with Yahoo email but a quick Let me google that for you resulted in the following post that seems promising if you what to use a Yahoo specific application to fetch mail.

    http://www.androidtablets.net/forum/android-tablet-apps/6882-apk-yahoo-mail-client.html

    This video from Digital Gadgets shows the steps for setting up Gmail but assuming you have the server information for Yahoo the same approach should work.

    [video]http://www.youtube.com/user/dgsupprt#p/u/2/qme2oBLCBY8[/video]
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    I am on a google browser. And I dont know what exactly it is but the word skyfire keeps coming up.
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    U did try the gmail thing on you tube and everything seemed to go through fine until i hit the widget for email. It just goes to a black black screen. I am about to try the other thing you posted. I will let you know.
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    Ok I tried doing the yahoo client and it sent me to the android market?? said i had to download appbrain app. So I did this and signed into my google account like it said too but then it wont download because it says :there is no android phone associated with this account"...Well duh its a tablet. I just dont know.
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    CarolinOhio, please review the post reference again as it points to a direct download link for the .apk which can either be downloaded to your computer and transferred to the tablet on a microSD or USB drive or attempt to download directly to the tablet with the built in browser application.

    http://www.androidtablets.net/forum/android-tablet-apps/6882-apk-yahoo-mail-client.html
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    yes I know. I went there and hit install. It then tells me "your phone is not synced yet. Please install AppBrain to get the app on your phone." So then I went to the appbrain app hit install and it tells me that there is not an android phone connected to this account. Please try again with a different account. Its not a phone its a tablet or will it work the same way and if so how do i do this??
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    why don't just use a client mail like kaiten mail? you can access any mail that you want from it, Yahoo, google, hotmail and so on; look for a thread called "useful apks" on this forum, and you'll find the installer apk, select the account, type the login, password and you are all set....

    Sent from my Sytabex7 Android Tablet
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    I dont want to have to pay to look at my email. Is there somewhere I can get it for free? and if not is there something else i can do? This is my fourth day trying to figure this thing out and honestly if i cant get it soon. I may take it back. All I want it to do is when i hit the email icon on the home page. I want it to take me to yahoo..
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    Also it will not let me download anything from the market...It just keeps putting them in a list and telling me that my device isnt synced yet????
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    weird?? the kaiten mail is on a thread call useful apk, just look for it and install the apk, its a paid program, but someone cracked the apk and works, on the market yes, the tab its not on three market, but you should read the working market thread to have an idea how to get it work, its very easy

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    Ok I am going to try again. I will let you know how it turns out.
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    Ok so I went to that thread and hit the link for kaiden. It took me to sinfulandroids page and everytime i hit a link in her page it takes me to a page to pay for kaiten mail...I dont see a cracked version anywhere. What am I doing wrong?
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    I am very new at this and dont understand a lot of things...I apologize.
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    ok so I found this app called maildroid. It was on the slideme site. It went on my tablet just fine. But when I hit the email icon it still does not pull up my email. What am I doing wrong?? Please someone help me. I evn tried to send myself an email and when i get on my desktop there is nothing in my inbox?? I dont know.
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    You might share with your audience the name of the email provider you are using. We assume you did set it up properly with probably the same settings on the system that properly connects with the mail provider.

    Sent from my A500 using Android Tablet Forum
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    I'm sorry with the delay on my response; i just check the kaiten mail link, and its working; now, about the maildroid, i've used a lot that apk, its good; try to configure your mail account with the passwords and login name and you are all set; getting back the kaiten mail wich its the best one for me at the moment, here are the new links to get it:

    Kaiten Mail apk v1.132 Download for Android | APK Applications (v1.132)

    Kaiten Email v1.139 Apk Android (v1.139) this is the recommended one

    just download the apk from filesonic, on the download instructions; yes, it would take it to a pay software account as you mention, but look for free account to download, input the passwords or some weird letteras that appears before the download, and thats it; once you get the kaiten apk, install it; get the accounts of whatever mail acccount that you want, input the login and pass on properties and thats it

    Have fun


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    Sylvia- did you get your issue resolved?
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