What are Yahoo Temporary Error and How to Fix?

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Users face various temporary errors while using Yahoo! Mail. As the name suggest these issues are just for a short time and can be resolved easily by following simple steps. Temporary errors occur due to server issues or other technical glitches with Yahoo! Mail. Here is an attempt to include all temporary error in a single post.  Scroll down for most common Yahoo temporary errors with their quick fixes.

Temporary Error 1 or ‘UserOpenFailed’

This error usually corrects itself by taking few minutes to few hours. Try these steps to fix it manually:

  • Use a Yahoo! Mail supported web browser and OS. Check the requirement on Yahoo forum.
  • Log out from Yahoo mail on all devices.
  • Clear browser’s cache and restart it.
  • Log in again. The error will be gone.

Temporary Error 2 or ‘MailboxOpenFailed’

This error again takes few minutes to few hours to fix itself automatically.

  • Check browser-Os compatibility.
  • Sign out from Yahoo everywhere.
  • Delete cache from web browser.
  • Close the web browser and restart. Sign in to Yahoo! Mail. The error will be gone.

Temporary Error 3

If you get temporary error 3 while accessing Yahoo account, try clearing cache and cookies. Close the browser for changes to apply. Reopen the browser and access Yahoo account.

Temporary Error 4

It is a transitory error and corrects itself within few hours. You can follow the steps to fix it yourself.

  • Make sure you are using Yahoo supported browser and OS.
  • Sign out from all devices where you have signed in with your Yahoo account.
  • Open the browser, delete browser cache and close it.
  • Open the browser again and log in to your Yahoo account.

Temporary Error 5

  • Check the official Yahoo forum for supported browser and OS.
  • Log out from Yahoo on all devices.
  • Delete browser’s cache. Close the browser.
  • Open the browser again and log in to your Yahoo account.

Temporary Error 6 or ‘InvalidRequest’

  • Make sure you have signed out from your Yahoo account on all devices.
  • Check the supported web browser and OS list. Make changes accordingly.
  • Open the web browser, clear cache and close the web browser.
  • Open the web browser again and sign in to Yahoo! Mail.

Temporary Error 7

  • Check the Browser-OS compatibility for Yahoo.
  • Sign out from Yahoo! Mail account on all mobile devices and your PC.
  • Delete the web browser cache.
  • Close the browser and reopen it.
  • Sign in to Yahoo account for successful access.

Temporary Error 8

Make these changes to your Yahoo! Mail account for fixing this error:

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo account.
  2. Move the mouse over setting gear and select ‘Setting.’
  3. Click ‘writing email’ option from left side menu.
  4. Select or deselect the options under first heading ‘When sending messages.’
  5. Click Save.
  6. Now, repeat till step 3 and undo the changes (if you have deselected the items, select them again) made in step 4.
  7. The error must be gone.

Temporary Error 9

Issues in Yahoo! Mail server can cause this error. It is generally self-rectifying but you can try this small process to resolve it. Before moving with the process make sure you are using a Yahoo supported browser and OS. Also, log out from Yahoo on all mobile devices.

  • Open the browser. Go to browser menu and clear browsing data (cache.)
  • Close the browser and reopen it to log in to Yahoo.

Temporary Error 10

  • Make sure the browser and OS on your system are Yahoo supported.
  • Ensure that you have logged out Yahoo account from all mobile devices.
  • Clear browser’s cache.
  • Close the browser and reopen it.
  • Sign in to Yahoo again.

Temporary Error 11

  • Check the Yahoo supported browser and OS to check you are using the correct ones.
  • Sign out from your account on all mobile devices.
  • Delete browser’s cache and close the browser.
  • Open the browser again and log in to Yahoo account to check if the error is gone.

Temporary Error 12

Just try this simple tip to make sure the error is removed. Before moving ahead, check for supported browser and OS. Yahoo account should be signed out from all devices.

  • Clean the cache of your web browser.
  • Close the browser and re-open it.
  • Sign in again. The error must be rectified.

Temporary Error 13

If you see this error, do the following:

  • Sign out from Yahoo mail from all devices.
  • Clear your browser data such as cookies and cache.
  • Close the browser and open it again.
  • Sign in to Yahoo to access you mailbox.

Temporary Error 14

This is the most common error users receive. It corrects itself automatically. If you don’t want to wait, do this:

  • Check supported browser list for Yahoo! Mail.
  • Make sure your Yahoo account is signed out from all devices.
  • Open your browser from computer and clear browsing history and cache. Close the browser for the changes to come into effect.
  • Open it and sign in to your Yahoo account without any error.

Temporary Error 15

Try this tip to fix the error. It works with most of the users.

  • Yahoo should be logged out from all devices.
  • Clean the browser data. Close the browser and re-open to sign in to Yahoo.
  • Everything should work fine.

Temporary Error 16

This error usually corrects itself within few hours of time. Here is a quick fix for those with urgent requirement.

  • Check the Browser and OS compatibility with Yahoo.
  • Sign out from Yahoo on all mobile devices.
  • Now clean the browser cache and close the browser.
  • Open the browser and sign back to Yahoo account for quick access.

Temporary Error 17

  • Sign out from Yahoo account on your computer and mobile device.
  • Check the browser-OS compatibility for Yahoo.
  • Delete browsing history from web browser. Close it.
  • Open the browser again and now you can successfully access your Yahoo account.

Temporary Error 18

The error will resolve itself within few hours. Still you can do the following to gain quick access.

  • Make sure you have logged out your Yahoo account from all devices.
  • Check if your browser and operating system are supported by Yahoo on the Yahoo help forum.
  • Open browser from your computer and clean browsing history.
  • Close the browser and open it again. Now sign in to your Yahoo account to check the error.

Temporary Error 19 & Error 999

This shows an error that Yahoo can’t load and suggests you to try after some time. But when you try again, the error still persists. Do this to fix it:

  • Sign out from Yahoo account on your tablet or phones.
  • Sign out Yahoo account from computers.
  • Go to browser menu and clear the browsing data. Close the browser.
  • Re-open the browser and sign in to Yahoo. It will work perfectly.

Temporary Error 20

  • Check the browser and OS compatibility. Yahoo works best on supported browsers.
  • Make sure you are logged in to your Yahoo account on any device.
  • Now open the web browser from computer, clear cache and close it.
  • Open the browser again and sign in to Yahoo account to send and receive emails.

Temporary Error 21

This error rectifies itself in few hours. If you have some urgent work, you can access your Yahoo! Mail through mobile device.

Temporary Error 23

Steps to resolve the error:

  • If you have signed-in to Yahoo from different devices, sign out from all.
  • Check the Browser-Os compatibility and also if they are supported by Yahoo! Mail.
  • Go to browser menu and clear cache.
  • Close the browser, reopen and sign in to your Yahoo account.

Temporary Error 44

This error occurs sometimes due to issues in Yahoo Mail. Fix it with these steps:

  • Check the compatibility of your web browser and OS for Yahoo.
  • If you are signed it to Yahoo from different devices, sign out from all.
  • Delete the browser’s history and close it.
  • Open the browser and sign in to Yahoo again. The issues must be fixed.

Temporary Error 45 or Unable to load old emails

If you can’t access your old email messages, post your query at Yahoo forum. The experts will perform back-end maintenance to resolve this error. It might take 24 hours to complete the process.

Temporary Error 46

Sometimes, issues is Yahoo! Mail server cause this error. You can follow the steps to regain quick access to your account.

  • Find Yahoo mail system requirements on official Yahoo help forum and make sure you are using a supported browser.
  • Now, sign out from Yahoo account on all mobile devices.
  • Clean the browser’s cache and close the browser.
  • Re-open the browser and sign in to Yahoo account to check the status of the error.

Temporary Error code 500

Some users see this error in the Calendar section of their Yahoo Mail. This can be resolved by reporting it on the official Yahoo forum (https://forums.yahoo.net.)

Hope you found the solution to your error here. If you see any other error, contact Yahoo technical support team for solutions.

 

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