Can Microsoft Outlook be Used With Yahoo Mail

Article about Can Microsoft Outlook be Used With Yahoo Mail

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Sep 3, 2021

Yahoo mail is one of the largest email services that there is in the world. It was established in the 90s and is still relevant and used by its loyal users. Yahoo mail service is used mostly for professional reasons. The working class is using this to communicate with their colleagues and transfer information regularly. Another application is highly used by people in Outlook 2016 and one of the highly asked questions is how do you set up Yahoo mail in Outlook 2016? So, read the entire article to know how to use yahoo mail in Outlook 2016.

How to use Yahoo Mail in Microsoft Outlook?

Use Outlook on the desktop and then it will become easy for you to set up yahoo mail in it. 

Just keep in mind that the imap setting or POP setting is important to achieve this. So, to get yahoo mail IMAP settings, follow these steps.

  • First, log in to Yahoo Mail through your browser.

  • There is a menu (gear) option at the right side of your screen, from there select Account Info.

  • Go to Account Security then.

  • Switch the Allow apps on which use a slighter safety sign in toggle switch.

Keep in mind, if the verification of your system is off, there is no chance that you will get this option. Make a new app password to get through if this is happening to your yahoo account. Then use these steps to set up yahoo mail in outlook.

  • Click on the Outlook desktop app.

  • Select the File option thereafter.

  • Go to Info. and then tap on the Add account field

  • Choose the Manual setup or additional server types field and click on next.

  • Then, most importantly select either the POP or IMAP option and tap on next.

  • Write your yahoo mail credentials and the following information.

Your Name: 

Email Address: 

Account Type: IMAP

Incoming mail server:

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): 

User Name:


By following these steps to set up Yahoo mail in Outlook. I hope this will help you set up your yahoo mail.

Articles authored by herry john