Yahoo mail holds its user base in millions as it offers various services to its customer like yahoo mail, yahoo search engine and many more. Despite of being one of the best e-mail service providers, it renders several errors to its customers which is very common and occurs very often. One of the errors that are seen very usually is error code 1242. In case you want our skilled and experienced technicians to look into that matter you can contact to Yahoo customer service phone number.

Now let’s just discuss about error code 1242. What are the reasons through which error code 1242 occurs?


Yahoo users face this error while sending a mail or even when they are logging into their account. This error can sometimes become a headache to yahoo customers as they could not find the solution to get rid of it.

  1. Improper installation of the software or application
  2. Virus and malware files in computer
  3. Corrupted system files
  4. Or some windows files deleted from the system


Well when you face this error (error code 1242) you will be unable to send mails to other recipients and also won’t be able to access your account. So if you want access of your account back then try some troubleshooting steps:

  1. First of all start your computer and log in as administrator
  2. Go to start button and click on “All program “
  3. Then you have to click on restore system
  4. Wait for few seconds and then click restore my computer
  5. Then click restore the point in drop list
  6. Now click next button to continue
  7. After doing all the steps reboot your computer
  8. After your system is booted successfully , open yahoo mail and log in into your mail account

Now check that if you are able or not to log in into your yahoo account, and if you are not able to log in then you might call Yahoo customer service representative. This toll free number will pull you out of the problem i: error code 1242 as our skilled technicians are experienced and provides a quality service to the customer .