Set up Yahoo mail in outlook

[Solved] How to Setup Yahoo mail in outlook

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Outlook is a personal information managing software that is provided by Microsoft in its Microsoft Office Suite. Microsoft Outlook is used for sending and receiving emails., it works as other mail-providing applications such as Gmail and Yahoo.

What makes outlook different from another mail service providing an application is its functions. Outlook includes a function as calendaring,  web browsing, journal and note-making and many more.

Yahoo mail is an email service providing the product of yahoo which is used by the users to send and receive emails. It usually provides 4 emails plan one is for business purpose and three for personnel Use.

Both outlook and yahoo are Mail service provider interfaces from different companies. As compare to yahoo, the outlook has more features and as well as security. If you setup your yahoo account with outlook then you can see all your yahoo mails through outlook and can use the features of outlook. And outlook keeps your mail safe and secure. You can set up your yahoo mail with every version of outlook.

Steps for How Setup Yahoo mail in outlook

Here we will discuss the steps to set up yahoo mail with outlook .

  • Open outlook in your device.
  • Go to the file tap and from the drop-down menu select “info”.
  • On the Account Information page select the “Add Account” option.
  • On Add Account window select the “ Manual setup or additional server type” and click Next.
  • On choose service window choose POP or IMAP and click Next.
  • On the POP and IMAP account setting window enter the required detail such as your name, email id – xxxx@ (in the email address you need to write your yahoo email id).
  • On the server information select Account type as IMAP.

Incoming mail server:

Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

  • In the logon information enter your username and password of yahoo mail.
  • Go to “more setting” present on the side of the page.
  • Select outgoing server tab and check the My outgoing server (SMTP) require authentication box.
  • Select the radio button present just below the outgoing server box stating use the same settings as my incoming mail server.
  • Click ok.
  • On the same window select the Advance tab.
  • Now check that the Incoming server(IMAP) should be 993 or 143.

Incoming server encryption connection: SSL.

Outgoing server (SMTP) :587 or 465.

Ongoing server encryption connection: TLS or Auto.

After checking all the details click OK.

  • Click next.
  • In the Test Account Setting window if you entered all the details correctly you will receive a message that – congratulations. All tests completed successfully. Click close to continue. You will see a green color tick mark in front of the process name and status as completed.
  • Select close.
  • On the next window, you will see the “you are all set” message click the “ Finish” option.
  • This completes your setup process now as your yahoo is being set up with outlook now you can see and receive as well as can see your yahoo mail through outlook.
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