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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 and cookies.
  4. Restart your browser.
  5. Sign back in to Yahoo Mail to see if the error is gone.

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