Configure POP3 & IMAP Settings in Yahoo Mail Account

POP3 And IMAP Configuration Problems In Yahoo

If you are not able to receive or send emails from your Yahoo Mail account, or if you are having an issue connecting to the server, these problems are mainly occurred due to misconfiguration of POP3 and IMAP settings in your Yahoo Mail account. With this guide, we will help you configure POP3 and IMAP in your Yahoo Mail account.

Guide to Configure POP3 and IMAP Settings in Yahoo Mail Account:

POP3 Configuration

POP mainly refers to Post Office Protocol which downloads email from a server to a computer and then removes the email from the server.  As your email gets downloaded to your particular computer, your email will appear missing or deleted from your inbox if you try to access these emails from a different computer. To configure POP3, you will need to make following changes in POP3 settings of your Yahoo Mail account:

1.) Sign into your Yahoo Mail account and select Settings option under the gear icon located on the top right corner of your Yahoo Mail account page.

Login your account and go to settings

2.) Under Settings option, click on the Account tab and click on the Edit option located next to the Yahoo! Mail address.

Go to accounts tab and click it

3.) Make sure you have POP selected under Access your Yahoo Mail elsewhere and Make the following changes in the POP3 settings.

make sure you have selected option Access your Yahoo Mail

Under Incoming Mail (POP) Server

  • Enter mail.yahoo.com in Server
  • Set value to 995
  • Set Requires SSL to Yes

Under Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Enter mail.yahoo.com in Server column.
  • Set Port value to 465 or 587
  • Select Yes for Requires SSL
  • Select Yes for Requires TLS (if available)
  • Select Yes for Requires authentication

Under Your login info

  • Email address – Enter your complete email address
  • Password – Enter your account’s password.
  • Requires authentication – Select Yes option

IMAP Configuration

IMAP is considered the best way to link your Yahoo Mail account to a mobile app or desktop email client. IMAP lets 2-way synchronization which means that no matter from where or how you access your Yahoo Mail account, every change in your Yahoo Mail can be seen. Here are the IMAP settings to configure your account correctly.

Under Incoming Mail (POP) Server

  • Enter mail.yahoo.com in Server
  • Set value to 993
  • Set Requires SSL to Yes

Under Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Enter mail.yahoo.com in Server column.
  • Set Port value to 465 or 587
  • Select Yes for Requires SSL
  • Select Yes for Requires authentication

Under Your login info

  • Email address – Enter your complete email address
  • Password – Enter your account’s password.
  • Requires authentication – Select Yes option

For any further information or if you are unable to follow the above-mentioned steps feel free to call our customer support team. We are a reliable Yahoo Mail customer care support service provider and possess ample experience in resolving all Yahoo Mail related issues efficiently.

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