Send email from a non-Xtra email address through Yahoo Xtra Mail. Before you are able to send emails from a non-xtra email address through Yahoo Xtra mail, you will need to set it up in your account and verify it.
Yahoo Japan users - please visit Yahoo Help to learn how to add your email address.
“I am a TradeMe seller and when I went into my Yahoo account address list yesterday I was shocked to see the number of unknown addresses in my contacts list.
Welcome to Yahoo!Xtra Mobile Email. If you have a email@example.com email account you will need to register with Yahoo!Xtra to use this service.
“Once it had control of the account it then appears to have sent itself to everyone in the victim’s address book.” Telecom NZ and Yahoo Inc, both are unsure of what really happened, but experts are positive that the vulnerability was on Yahoo Xtra system.
Yahoo! Xtra email account holders are being urged to change their passwords after two incidents came to light. The first was a phishing attack and later it seems like there may have also been some account hijacks.
Spark says, "Customers will need to opt-in to the migration process as soon as possible to ensure their contacts, calendar entries and emails are migrated from Yahoo - they will retain their Xtra email address.
In the interim, our only advice is to either regularly check your iBex booking system for new bookings or if you have an alternative email address (not Xtra or Yahoo) then if you are able to switch your email addresses in iBex to that address, then you should receive your emails ok.
To whitelist an email address with Yahoo! Xtra, you will need to set up a “filter” after first taking the following steps: If you find email from are going to your Yahoo! bulk folder, open it and click “Not Spam” Be sure that the address that you would like to get are not in your “Blocked Addresses” list.
This page will help you sign up to Yahoo Xtra email so you can get started and use your email.