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How to configure yahoo mail in outlook 2013?

How to configure yahoo mail in outlook 2013
  • In case your Yahoo account is secured with two-step verification for configure yahoo mail in outlook, you need to generate a Yahoo Mail app password. You will require this app password in place of the Yahoo Mail sign-in password.
  • Try to enable two-step verification on your Yahoo account. This verification offers an additional layer of security that will protect your account from any unauthorized access.
  • In case you are not using the two-step verification, you can set your Yahoo Mail account to let email clients access it by making use of your Yahoo sign-in password.

To get your Yahoo account ready to accept sign-ins from Outlook 2013, follow the instructions given below:

  • Sign in to your  Yahoo Mail account.
  • On your web page, at the upper-right corner, choose your  profile name.
  • Select the  Account Info option.
  • Choose the  Account Security option.
  • Turn on your  Allow apps that use less secure sign in toggle. This toggle becomes blue when you switch it to ON state.
  • Now, you might need to go through the reCAPTCHA process.

Your Yahoo account is now ready to accept sign-ins from Outlook 2013.

Configure Yahoo mail in Outlook 2013

configuration of the Yahoo mail in Outlook 2013, follow the steps given below:

  • On your computer, click the File
  • Choose Now, select the Add Account option.
  • Then, choose the Manual setup or additional server types
  • Click the Next to configure yahoo mail in outlook
  • Select the POP or IMAP radio button. Click the Next
  • The Add Account screen will be displayed. On this screen, you will find the POP and IMAP Account Settings
  • In the Server Information section, click the Account Type drop-down list and choose
  • In the User Information part, type in your name and enter your Yahoo mail address.
  • In the Server Information part, type mail.yahoo.com in the text box provided for Incoming mail server.
  • Type mail.yahoo.comin the text box provided for Outgoing mail server (SMTP).
  • In the User Name text box of the Login Information section, the user name from your Yahoo Mail address will be displayed. If required, change this information.
  • In the text box provided for the Password field, type in your password. In case your account uses two-step verification, you will have to type your app password.
  • Select the More Settings option and then click the Outgoing Server
  • Now, select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Then, click the Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  • Select the Advanced
  • For the Incoming server (IMAP) and Outgoing server (SMTP) fields, click the Use the following type of encrypted connection drop-down list . Now, choose
  • In the text box provided for Incoming server (IMAP), type 993
  • In the text box provided for Outgoing server (SMTP), type 465
  • Select the OK button to go back to the POP and IMAP Account Settings
  • Click the Next Now, click the Close button after the completion of configure yahoo mail in outlook.