Having a number of email accounts can make it difficult to manage them all at once. But there is a way out for that too. Simply merge all your email accounts into Microsoft Outlook and get all your messages in one place. So if you own a Yahoo account, here you will learn how to setup Yahoo mail in Outlook.
Before getting started with the process, there is something you need to do to prepare your Yahoo account. Set up your Yahoo mail IMAP settings in a way that it connects to your Outlook account but this depends if you have enabled two-step verification for your Yahoo account or not.
Case-1 Two-Step Verification is enabled
If you have secured your Yahoo account with two-step verification, the next step is to generate a Yahoo mail app password.
From the upper right corner of the page, click on your profile name and choose Account Info.
Then click on ‘Account Security’ and turn on the option that says ‘Allow apps that use less secure sign’.
From that time onwards, your Yahoo account will accept sign-ins from Outlook.
Now, your Yahoo account is ready, let’s learn how to set up Yahoo mail in Outlook.
Setup Yahoo Mail in Outlook 2016, 2019 and Office 365
To configure yahoo mail in outlook, you need to apply the following settings:
Go to the File tab, click on Info and then select Add Account.
Next, enter your Yahoo email address, and click on Connect.
Enter the Yahoo account password or app password.
Click on Connect and this will add your Yahoo Mail account to Outlook.
Setup Yahoo mail in Outlook 2013 and 2010
Here are the Yahoo mail settings for outlook 2013 and 2010:
Click on the ‘File’ menu and then select Info.
Click on ‘Add Account’ and then select ‘Manual setup or additional server types’ and press ‘Next’. For Outlook 2010, select ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’.
Click on ‘POP or IMAP’ and then press ‘Next’. For Outlook 2010, select ‘Internet E-mail’ option.
Now, in the ‘Server Information’ section, click on the ‘Account Type’ drop-down menu and then select ‘IMAP’.
Next comes the ‘User Information’ section, enter your name and Yahoo email address.
In the Server Information section,
For Incoming mail server, enter imap.mail.yahoo.com.
For Outgoing mail server (SMTP), enter smtp.mail.yahoo.com.
In the Login Information section, the ‘User Name’ text box has your user name from your Yahoo address. In the Password text box, enter the password or the app password that you have generated if you have enabled two-step verification.
Click on the ‘More Settings’ option and then click on the Outgoing Server tab. Select ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ checkbox, then choose ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.
Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab.
For Incoming server (IMAP) as well as Outgoing server (SMTP), click on the ‘Use the following type of encrypted connection dropdown arrow’ and choose SSL.