Are you in love with Outlook? If yes, then you would be happy to know that you can also access your Yahoo account on Outlook. Start managing the emails, folders etc with the help of Outlook. So, before you go ahead and start the configuration, you must keep the following things in your mind.

  • Outlook is a part of Microsoft Office Suite as a result, it is mandatory to install the MS Office on your system so that you can configure the Outlook later on.
  • Your system must be connected to an active network connection.

Follow the steps below to configure Outlook for your Yahoo account.

  • At the search bar of your system, type Outlook and open it.
  • Choose the “File” tab
  • In the info category, choose “Account Settings”
  • On the email tab, select “New”
  • In the “Add New Account” choose Manual Setup or Additional Server Types. Then tap next.
  • Choose POP then tap next.
  • Username and password will be the same as of Yahoo.
  • Check the “Require logon using secure password Authentication (SPA) box”
  • Then press the “More Settings” and choose Outgoing Server Tab . Check the box as “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
  • Select the “Advanced Tab”
  • In the incoming mail server update the following information:
    • Server – mail.yahoo.com
    • Port- 995
    • SSL is required as Yes.
  • In the Outgoing Mail Server update the following.
    • Server- mail.yahoo.com
    • Port 465 or 587
    • Required SSL- Yes
    • Required TLS – Yes if available
    • Required authentication – Yes then Press the OK.
  • Let it complete the task, the moment it shows as “Completed” you are all set. If the error occurs then double check the settings or instead of the POP reconfigure the account as IMAP. If you are trying to setup the account as IMAP the server settings must be updated as follows:
    • Incoming Mail Server:
    • Server – imap.mail.yahoo.com
    • Port – 993
    • Required SSL – Yes
    • Outgoing Mail (SMTP)Server:
      • Server- mail.yahoo.com
      • Port – 465 or 587
      • Required SSL – Yes
      • Requires Authentication – Yes

Check the internet connection it must be fast and stable. You must use the latest version of the Outlook. If the problem still persists, then don’t wait for the sticky situation. Go ahead and call our certified Yahoo customer support technicians on our toll-free number and get the instant support to all your issues.

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