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Yahoo! Mail IMAP Settings 2015

Yahoo mail setting steps in detail are described in this article. Configuring Yahoo Mail on a mobile device can be difficult. Manual setup of Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) or Post Office Protocol (POP) settings is required for some mobile email apps.

IMAP is a standard protocol for retrieval and storage of email messages. Yahoo IMAP settings permit their access from a local server such as mobile device’s mail app or an email program like Outlook, that are functionally equivalent to local mailboxes. IMAP settings allows two way communication to and from your email client and is less prone to message loss.


You can add your mail yahoo account to Outlook using Yahoo IMAP settings. This article will be focused for Outlook 2013.

Yahoo IMAP Settings Steps

  1. First, open Outlook 2013 and click the ‘File’ tab.
  2. Just above the Account Settings button, you’ll find ‘Add account’ button. Click on the latter.
  3. Then, Select ‘Manual setup or additional servers types’, and click Next button.
  4. After that, in Choose Service, select PoP or IMAP, and click Next button.
  5. Add your user information, your name and email address in the respective fields.
    For Server Information, use the following details:
    Account type : IMAP
    Incoming mail server :
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP) :
    Then add your login Informations, User Name and Password, in the respective fields, and click ‘Remember password’.
  6. Then, click the ‘More Settings’ button and select the ‘Outgoing server’ tab.
  7. Check the box next to ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’, and select ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.
  8. Then, in the same window, go to the ‘Advanced’ tab and verify the following.
    Incoming Server (IMAP) : 993 or 143
    Incoming server encrypted connection : SSL
    Outgoing server (SMTP) : 25 or 465
    Outgoing server encrypted connection : TLS
    Click OK when finished.
  9. Then, click Next button in the POP and IMAP Account Settings window.
  10. If you have entered Yahoo IMAP settings correctly, both tasks will be completed successfully and you can close the window and again click Next button.
  11. Click ‘Finish’ on the ‘You’re all set!’ message window.Now you can send or receive emails through yahoo mail login Outlook.

If you have any problems in my yahoo mail inbox other than Yahoo! mail imap settings, such as yahoo login problems like forgotten password problem, then refer to other articles from this website.

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