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Need to sign in to Yahoo each time after switching Thunderbird account to OAuth

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Hi,

I wasn't able to receive or send mail via smtp/TLS since Feb 08 2021, so I found out about OAuth and followed the instruction here Mozilla Link paragraph 'Important Changes'

I understood the help instruction the way that TB gets a kind of cookie/key to sign in automatically to Yahoo each time, 'in the background', as to work quite as one is used to? But I keep getting a Yahoo pop-up window, asking me to sign in to my Yahoo mail account each time (user name, pass word). Is that supposed to happen? I've re-checked. Everything looks as if I followed the instruction (cookies accepted, OAuth in both setting, server names and ports correct). Any ideas?

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Resolved itself with the next TB update.

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Resolved itself with the next TB update.

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