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How to Set Up Yahoo Mail on Outlook?

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Yahoo Mail is a reliable email service that comes with numerous features and functionalities to make email-related tasks easier for users. One of the best features that Yahoo Mail has to offer is the option to access emails from other email accounts within Yahoo Mail only. Whether you have an additional Yahoo Mail account or an account from other email services, you can add it to your Yahoo Mail and easily manage multiple email accounts from a single account only. Similarly, you can also add your Yahoo Mail account to a third-party email client such as Microsoft Outlook and easily access emails in your Yahoo Mail account from Outlook. To access emails from your Yahoo Mail account on Outlook, you will need to set up your account on the email program. To know how to access your Yahoo Mail account from an Outlook email program, go through the information provided below.
 

Guide to Set Up Yahoo Mail on Microsoft Outlook
 

NOTE: The below-mentioned configuration process is for Outlook 2016. The steps may vary depending on the version of Outlook you are trying to configure your Yahoo Mail account.
 

1.) On your computer, open the MS Outlook 2016 email program. Once Outlook opens up on your computer, click on the File tab located on the upper-left corner of your Outlook program window. A drop-down menu will appear on the screen.
 

2.) From the drop-down menu that appears on your screen, you will need to click on the Add Account option. A new window will open on your screen. In the new window, you will need to select the Manual setup or additional server types option and then click on the Next button.
 

3.) On the next screen, you will need to select the POP or IMAP option and press the Next button. You will be directed to the POP and IMAP Account Settings window.
 

4.) In the POP and IMAP Account window, you will be directed to the next window where you need to add information as instructed herein below:
 

User Information

  • Your Name: Enter your Name here
  • Email Address: Enter your Yahoo Mail Email Address.

Server Information

  • Account Type: Select IMAP
  • Incoming mail server: Enter imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Enter smtp.mail.yahoo.com

Logon Information

  • User Name: Enter your user name
  • Password: Enter your password

5.) Next, you will need to select the More Settings button located at the lower-right corner on the same window. In the More Settings window, you will need to click on the Outgoing server tab and select the checkbox next to the following two options:

  • My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Use same settings as my incoming mail server

6.) Then, you will need to click on the Advanced tab and verify the information on your screen as provided below:

  • Incoming server (IMAP): Enter 993 or 143
  • Incoming server encrypted connection: Select SSL
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): Enter 587 or 465
  • Outgoing server encrypted connection: Select TLS or Auto

7.) After that, you will need to click on the OK button and then on the Next button. This will open a Test Account Settings window on your screen. Now, if you would have entered all the information correctly, the test will get completed successfully.
 

NOTE: If the test does not get completed successfully, you will need to check again for any incorrect entry made by you in the previous steps.
 

8.) Finally, click on the Finish button once the test gets completed successfully. Then, you can begin accessing your Yahoo Mail account easily using your Outlook email program. After the successful configuration, you can find your Yahoo Mail account on the left-hand side of your Outlook window. Simply click on it to access and manage your Yahoo Mail account for sending and receiving emails.
 

So, this is how you can easily set up your Yahoo Mail account to your Microsoft Outlook Email program. Similarly, you can set up your Yahoo Mail account on other email programs, however, you will need to have the correct Yahoo Mail server settings (IMAP, POP, and SMTP).

If even after following the above-mentioned instructions you are having trouble setting up your Yahoo Mail account on Outlook, you can reach Yahoo customer support for an instant resolution of your problem. Yahoo customer support is available through different support mediums including phone, email, and live chat.

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