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If you are using your Yahoo account for professional use and you are receiving bulk emails, after that you should try the Outlook application. Outlook offers a more stable environment, and you can work even in offline mode. You can even have multiple accounts in the Outlook. Follow the below-given steps to configure and connect the Yahoo account in Outlook.

How to connect Yahoo Mail with Microsoft Outlook?

Enable POP & IMAP On Yahoo

You will need to enable the following option to allow yourself to log in to Yahoo account from non-Yahoo application as well as devices

  • Log into your Yahoo account
  • Now, go to your account icon and click on Account info
  • Go to the Account Security and enable the option “Allow apps that use lesser secure sign-in”

Create App-Password

If two-factor authentication is turned on in Yahoo, after that you need to create a new app-password for using while accessing the Yahoo account from a different application

  • In the Account Security, choose “Generate app password”
  • Select Outlook Desktop from the drop-down menu and then, click on the Generate option
  • Copy or enter the password to use in Outlook and then, click on Done

Configure Yahoo Mail In Outlook

There is a direct step to add the account in Outlook

  • In Outlook, click on File in the toolbar and after that, go to Info and click on Add Account
  • Enter your Yahoo account and click on Connect
  • Enter the password of your Yahoo account and click on Connect
  • Your account is added successfully and click on Done and start accessing your Yahoo emails in Outlook

If there is any connectivity problem and after that, you can add the account manually also. In the manual process, you will need to mention the outgoing and incoming email servers and their port numbers

  • When you enter the Yahoo email address and check the option “Let me set up my account manually” and click on Connect
  • Choose IMAP from the various options and enter the app-password which you had created earlier. And after that, click on Connect
  • If there is an issue in connecting with your account and then, you should select the “Change Account Settings” option
  • On the IMAP Accounts Settings page, you will need to fulfill the following:
  • Incoming mail – imap.mail.yahoo.com; port number – 993
  • Encryption method – S SL/TLS
  • Outgoing mail – smtp.mail.yahoo.com and its port number as 465
  • Encryption method – S SL/TLS
  • Now click on Next and enter the password of the Yahoo account again and click Connect
  • The account is connected successfully and click on Done and start working on Yahoo account in the Outlook

A quick way to Configure Yahoo Account in the Outlook:

The process of adding the Yahoo account to Outlook is completely the same with that for Outlook

  • In Outlook just click on File>>info>> Add Account
  • Enter your Yahoo account email address and click on Connect
  • Then, enter your Yahoo account password and click on Connect
  • When the Yahoo account is added in Outlook, click on the Done

When you are done with the given steps, then you can now use Yahoo mail connected with Outlook. You will definitely enjoy this service as these services are really fantastic and come with outstanding features. Call on Yahoo Support Australia to get in touch with the technical experts for instant and reliable help regarding the resolution. The teams are available 24×7 to help you in any manner they can. They have a vast knowledge of technologies, Microsoft, and Yahoo, so there are no such errors that cannot be resolved by anyone.

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