How Can I Setup Yahoo Mail In Outlook 2016/2019?

Setup Yahoo Mail In Outlook

Outlook can turn out to be the best app that gives a vigorous performance with amazing features altogether. It offers way more advantages over the webmail of Yahoo. Few of them are ad-free interface, advanced filters, rich look, and design,  highly designed desktop and lock screen notification, and much more. In this blog, we will take you through the process to setup yahoo mail in outlook 2016 in detail along with the tips to create a strong password.

In order to manage your Yahoo mail via Outlook 2016/2019 by adding your account, just apply the below-given steps and set it up via IMAP: 

How To Enable POP or IMAP on Yahoo

  • Open your web browser and login to your Yahoo Mail account .
  • Navigate to “Account security page” settings
  • Tap the option “Allow apps that use less secure sign in” to turn it “On”.

Follow Below Steps, if 2-step Authentication is enabled

  • Go to Yahoo Account Security Page
  • Choose “Account Security” located at the left side of the page
  • Next, scroll down and click on “Manage app password”
  • Then, go to “Select your App” and choose “Outlook Desktop”
  • Click “Generate”
  • Lastly, copy the password and click “Done”.

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Process to Setup Yahoo Mail in Outlook 2016

Apply these Yahoo Outlook Settings to easily access Yahoo mail in Outlook:

  • Open Outlook, go to file>info>add account
  • Choose “Manual setup or Additional server types”
  • Hit “Next”
  • Select “IMAP or POP” and tap “Next”
  • Then, fill the following details correctly:
    • Your Name: First and last name.
    • Email Address: username@yahoo.com
    • Account Type: IMAP or POP 
    • Incoming mail server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com
    • User Name: username@yahoo.com
    • Password: Your Yahoo password. If you have enabled “Two-step verification”, you need to create an app password
  • Tick ‘Require the logon using Secure Password Authentication’

Yahoo outlook settings

  • Tap on ‘More Settings’ option
  • Go to Outgoing server and select ‘My Outgoing Server requires Authentication’

Yahoo Outlook settings

  • Now, select ‘Advanced’ tab and fill the following:
  • Incoming server (IMAP): 993
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 465
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL

Yahoo Outlook settings

  • Tap ‘OK’ and then ‘Next’
  • Once ‘Completed’ flashes on the screen, you can click ‘Close’.

Guidelines for Yahoo Mail Setup in Outlook 2019

Here are the Yahoo Outlook Settings to setup yahoo mail  in Outlook 2019:

  • Open Outlook, navigate to File>Info>Add Account
  • Next, mention your Yahoo email and tap ‘Connect’
  • Then, type your Yahoo password and click ‘Connect’
  • Lastly, tap ‘Done’ 

With these simple steps, you are ready to access yahoo mail in Outlook. The above-given guidelines are entirely provided according to beginners perspective.