How to Configure Yahoo Mail on Outlook?

This article attempts to give a step by step illustration to configure Yahoo Mail on Outlook via IMAP.

But before configuring Outlook here are a few changes that you need to make in your Yahoo mail account.

Steps to Configure Yahoo mail on Outlook

  1. Log in your account and click on settings.
  2. Select “Account info” option.

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  1. A new window will appear. In the left menu pane select “Account Security” and toggle “Allow apps that use less secure sign-in”.

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Once you are done, close this window and open Outlook to configure your yahoo email account.

Steps:

  1. Open Outlook 2013 and switch to File tab.

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  1. Then, click on “Add account”.

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  1. Select “Manual Setup or Additional Server types”.

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  1. Then in the choose services page select “POP or IMAP” and hit next.

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  1. Now add the following user information and fill in your personal details.

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  1. Click on “More Settings” and switch to “Outgoing Server” tab.
  2. Check option “My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” and select “Use same settings as my incoming mail sever.

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  1. In the same window switch to Advanced tab and verify the following:

Incoming Server (IMAP): 993

Incoming Sever Encrypted Connection: SSL

Outgoing Server(SSL): 587

Outgoing Server Encrypted Connection: TLS or Auto

Hit OK when finished.

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  1. If you have entered the correct details, both the tasks will be completed successfully, you will see the following message:

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  1. Click finish, you are now good to go.

Hope this article helps in configuring your yahoo mail on Outlook account. In case you face any trouble in executing above-mentioned points then, feel free to call us on our toll-free number 855-767-6710 (US, Canada) so that our support engineers can guide you through.

Rimzhim Sharma

Rimzhim Sharma is a blogger at Systweak Software. An engineer by qualification, she discovered her penchant for writing all things tech and cool, quite by chance. She writes about newest technology trends and gadgets. When not writing, Rimzhim is likely to be found reading, traveling, or simply digging into her favorite foods.

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