Settings for yahoo mail in Outlook 2019/2016

By | January 17, 2021

In this article, we will know about the required settings for yahoo mail in outlook 2019/2016 and how to configure yahoo mail in Outlook.

settings for yahoo mail in outlook

Sort Descriptions about Microsoft Outlook:

Microsoft Outlook is one of the best applications of the Microsoft Office suite. It’s allowed users to send or receive email and different functioning such as task managing, contact managing, note-taking, journal logging, calendaring, web browsing, etc.

Microsoft Outlook was first launched in 1997 as a Small Business Edition with Microsoft Office 1997. Office Includes many more versions of outlook. After that Microsoft office launch outlook in all versions and the latest version of outlook is Microsoft Outlook 2019.

Microsoft Outlook is too famous because it allows users to a variety of features. The best of the features are followings-

  • Set up multiple email accounts.
  • Managed Data backup according to your requirement.
  • Task managing, contact managing, note-taking, journal logging, calendaring, web browsing.
  • Easy of access.
  • Quick access toolbar.
  • Most beautiful features such as Search and Indexing Options.
  • Options Of Additional Languages.

Sort Descriptions about Yahoo Mail:

Yahoo Mail is one of the best email service launches by American Company Yahoo on October 8, 1997. Current Yahoo Mail had 225 million users till January 2020. Yahoo Mail offers four different plans Basic, Plus, and Adfree available for personal use and another for Business.

Yahoo Mail also available on different platforms App Store and Google play store. App store available for iOS and Google Play store for Android. Yahoo Mail supports also several o Languages.

Yahoo mail offers users to can use 1TB of free email storage on the yahoo.com, rocketmail.com, and ymail.com domain. In this article, 2 ways to create an email account on Yahoo Mail’s step-by-step guide. If you want to create an email account on direct yahoo and another login yahoo account using a Gmail account.

Yahoo Mail provides such as features Forwarding email, access yahoo email on different platforms such as Outlook Desktop, Android Outlook, Mac Mail, iPad Mail, and other apps, etc.

How to enable Settings for yahoo mail in Outlook?

To configure Yahoo Mail on the outlook you need to enable the following settings.

  • Allow apps that use less secure sign-in.
  • Generate App Password.

To enable apps that use less secure sign-in follow these easy steps-

  1. Navigate to Yahoo Mail.
  2. On the Right side Top, Select Avtar Icon and click on Account info.
Account Info

3. Navigate to Account Security and turn On “Allow apps that use lesser secure sign-in”.

allow apps that use less secure sign in

To Generate App Password follow these steps-

4. Again Follow above steps 1-3.

5. Click on Generate App Password.

Generate app password for outlook

6. Select Outlook Desktop and click on Generate.

Outlook for desktop

7. Copy the password and click on Done.

app password

How to Configure Yahoo Mail in outlook 2019/2016?

You can configure your Yahoo Mail on Outlook in two different ways such as –

Direct Method:

This is easiest method via you can easily configure your Yahoo mail on outlook. You need email ID Generate Password and Connect. To configure Yahoo Mail on outlook via direct method follow these easy steps-

  1. Navigate to Outlook and click on File.
  2. Click on add account.
Add Yahoo account in Yahoo

3. Type email address and hit enter.

Email id yahoo

4. Type Generate Password from Yahoo Mail and Click on connect.

I Map PASSWORD

5. Now, You received conformation that Account successfully added.

Click on Done.

Yahoo configure successful
  • Configure Yahoo Mail using Account Manually

If you want to configure Yahoo Mail on Outlook using Manually then you have following information-

  • Incoming Mail server of Yahoo:  imap.mail.yahoo.com;  Port number: 993.
  • outgoing Mail server of Yahoo: smtp.mail.yahoo.com Port number: 465.
  • Encryption Method: SSL/TLS

Note:- In Microsoft Outlook 2016, 2019 you do not need to enter information. it will be automatic to fill in the information.

To configure Yahoo mail follow these steps-

  1. Navigate to Outlook and click on File.
  2. Click on add account.
  3. Type email address of Yahoo and click on advanced.
  4. Check on “Let set up my account manually” and click on connect.
yahoo configure on outlook using manual method

5. select IMAP and Click on Next.

IMAP for yahoo

6. Type Generate Password and connect.

7. Now, You received conformation that Account successfully added.

Click on Done.

Finish.

FAQ: Settings for yahoo mail in Outlook

Q1. How can I allow apps that use less secure sign-in on Yahoo Mail?

Ans. To enable less secure sign-in on Yahoo Mail follow these steps-
1. Navigate to Yahoo Mail.
2. On the Right side Top, Select Avtar Icon and click on Account info.
3. Navigate to Account Security and turn On “Allow apps that use lesser secure sign-in”.

Q2. How can I Generate App Password on Yahoo Mail?

Ans. To generate App password on Yahoo Mail follow these steps-
1. Navigate to Yahoo Mail.
2. On the Right side Top, Select Avtar Icon and click on Account info.
3. Click on Generate App Password.
4. Select Outlook Desktop and click on Generate.
5. Copy the password and click on Done.

Q3. How can I delete generate app password on Yahoo Mail?

Ans. To delete generate app password on Yahoo Mail follow these steps-
1. Navigate to Yahoo Mail.
2. On the Right side Top, Select Avtar Icon and click on Account info.
3. Click on Manage app password.
4. Click on Delete Icon.

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