POP and IMAP Configuration Errors with Yahoo Mail

Yahoo! Mail offered POP and IMAP Settings for both its paid and free users few years back. These protocols allow you to connect to Yahoo mail via third party email services such as Outlook, Thunderbird or others which support these protocols. Since then number of users have configured Yahoo mail on Thunderbird or Outlook successfully and many are facing various issues. Web forums and tech support websites have many related queries. Users might be facing POP and IMAP configuration error with Yahoo! Mail due to various reasons. Whatever they are, here are the official POP and IMAP setting for Yahoo! Mail. You can use the information to check configuration errors and solve them.

  1. Open the “Add Account” window in your mail client service (Outlook, Thunderbird.) Type your complete email id with domain name in the user name field. Click “Next.”
  2. Now in the “Advanced” tab check the following information:

Yahoo POP Settings:

POP (Post Office Protocol)

  • Incoming Mail Server (POP)
    • Server – pop.mail.yahoo.com
    • Port – 995
    • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
    • Server – smtp.mail.yahoo.com
    • Port – 465 or 587
    • Requires SSL – Yes
    • Requires TLS – Yes (if available)
    • Requires authentication – Yes
  • Your login info
    • Email address – Your complete email address (name@domain.com.)
    • Password – Your account’s password.
    • Requires authentication – Yes

Yahoo IMAP Settings:

IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)

  • Incoming Mail Server (IMAP)
    • Server – imap.mail.yahoo.com
    • Port – 993
    • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
    • Server – smtp.mail.yahoo.com
    • Port – 465 or 587
    • Requires SSL – Yes
    • Requires authentication – Yes
  • Your login info
    • Email address – Your full email address (name@domain.com)
    • Password – Your account’s password
    • Requires authentication – Yes

 

These steps might vary slightly for different email clients, so contact your Yahoo mail client in case you find any difficulty. Once the configuration process completes successfully, you can fetch all emails from your Yahoo! Mail and access them offline from your desktop.

In case you find any difficulty at any step, contact us at our toll-free number. We offer Yahoo Customer Care Support Service Team for simple and complex issues related to the emailing service. We understand that configuring Yahoo server settings can be a tough task especially if you are not from a technical background. Our certified professionals will help you Yahoo mail configuration for desktop and mobile devices. You can call us any time and enjoy our 24*7 services.

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