Temporary Error 2

Occasionally, issues in Yahoo Mail can cause a temporary error. "Temporary Error 2," which can also appear as "MailboxOpenFailed," is one of these.

Don’t worry, this error will usually correct itself within a few minutes to a few hours.

Fix the error on your computer

  1. Sign out of Yahoo Mail on all desktop and mobile devices.
  2. Make sure you’re using a supported Web browser and operating system (OS).
    - Learn what's supported by Yahoo Mail.
  3. Clear your Web browser's cache.
  4. Restart your browser.
  5. Sign back in to Yahoo Mail to see if the error is gone.