Unable to Send Emails from Yahoo Mail Account

Unable to Send Emails from Yahoo Mail Account

Because of different reasons, it becomes quite complicated to find the exact problem causing issues sending emails from Yahoo Mail account. In order to fix this issue, you will need to follow the instructions in the sequence as described below:

Steps to Fix Issue Sending Emails from Yahoo Mail Account

1.) Firstly, you need to ensure that the problem is not on Yahoo Mail’s end.

2,) Secondly, make sure your Yahoo Mail is connected to the internet. Weak or no internet connection can also cause trouble sending an email.

3.) If you are facing the issue in your Yahoo Mail app, sometimes your file may get corrupted and cause such issues. In such case, it is suggested to try uninstalling and reinstalling the Yahoo Mail app to fix the issue.

4.) If you are sending an attachment with the email, make sure that the size of the attachment is not more than the 25 MB. Due to security reasons, Yahoo Mail prevents its users from sending an attachment of more than 25 MB size. If this is not the issue, proceed to the next step.

5.) If the above steps don’t fix the issue, verify the following points:

  • Check your sent folder, if you find your email there, it has been successfully sent. Also, check in case
  • Ask the person (to whom you send the email) to check his/her spam folder. Also, ask to check if he/she added your email address mistakenly to the blocked address list or in case your emails are getting filtered and dropped to a folder other than the inbox.
  • Ensure that the email address you are entering in the To field is correct.

6.) If you are using Yahoo Mail with an email client such as Outlook, Apple Mail or Thunderbird, make sure that you have configured the right POP/IMAP settings for Yahoo Mail. Verify the setting in your account by matching them with following settings.

IMAP Settings for Yahoo Mail

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server

  • Server – imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 993
  • Requires SSL – Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server – smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Your login info

  • Email address – Your complete email address
  • Password – Your password
  • Requires authentication – Yes

POP Settings for Yahoo Mail

Incoming Mail (POP) Server

  • Server – pop.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 995
  • Requires SSL – Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server – smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Requires TLS – Yes
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Your login info

  • Email address – Your complete email address
  • Password – Your password.
  • Requires authentication – Yes

For further assistance, get in touch with our customer support team. As a reliable third party Yahoo Mail customer care support service provider, we strive to bring the most appropriate solution for our customers.

To contact us:

  • Dial our 24-hour toll-free number.
  • Drop an email to us.
  • Have an instant live chat with our expert.

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