How To Sync Yahoo Mail Contact In iPhone


When you sync your Yahoo account with your iPhone, then you can access your Yahoo mail contacts, mail and calendar directly from your iPhone. This ease life of a Yahoo mail account user, who have iPhone; it works for all email communication.

This needs the user to sync and configure Yahoo account with iPhone; as this will be a great help to get access to all contacts at a single place. And, you don’t need to keep switching from your Yahoo account to iPhone. We have this quick guide for you to learn the way to sync Yahoo Mail contact in iPhone.

Learn to sync your Yahoo Mail contact in iPhone

  • Start from the Home Screen of your iPhone
  • Then tap on Settingson your device
  • After that, you need to tap on Contactsor Calendars option
  • Here, tap on Add Account button
  • After that, tap on Yahoo icon
  • Here, simply enter your email address and tap on the Nextbutton
  • And enter your password and tap on Sign inbutton
  • Then, slide the MailContacts, and Calendarssliders on, and tap on Savebutton

The above method is automatically syncing of your Yahoo account and contacts with your iPhone. Sometimes the automatic process is not successful; in that case, you need to use the manual configuration and sync process. This requires a Yahoo user to use the sign-in credits and IMAP server settings.

Learn to manually sync your Yahoo Mail contact in iPhone

  • Start from the Home Screen of your iPhone
  • Then, open the iOS Settingsapp
  • Here, you need to tap into Accounts & Passwordsor Mail, Contacts, Calendar on older devices
  • And now tap into Add Account
  • Tap on Other rather Yahooicon
  • After that, you need to enter your complete email address and password
  • Then tap on Next button
  • Also, enter our IMAP settingsfor Incoming and Outgoing servers
  • After that enter your email address for the username, then tap on Next button
  • You have to make sure that UseSSL is ON and Server Port is 587, then tap on the Done button
  • This will sync your Yahoo account with your iPhone and you can access your emails too

The IMAP Settings, which should be used while configuring your Yahoo Mail account on iPhone is given here.

IMAP server settings for Yahoo! Mail account

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server

  • Server –
  • Port – 993
  • Requires SSL – Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server –
  • Port – 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Your login info

  • Email address – Your full email address
  • Password – Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication – Yes

These settings will be needed while configuring or syncing the account with iPhone. If this solution not working then you can speak with Yahoo customer service expert for technical help.