Monday, March 3, 2014

How to manually configure Outlook for use with Yahoo! Mail

If you use an e-mail client such as Outlook for reading and viewing your Yahoo! Mail, you may have noticed that the wizard in Outlook does not always configure the proper settings to allow you to connect, therefore, you may have to manually configure your mail account in Outlook anyway.

Therefore, here are screenshots of how to configure your Yahoo! account manually for use with Outlook:

After you configure the basic settings for your e-mail account, you will need to click on the "More Settings" button to configure additional settings for use in connecting to Yahoo! Mail:

If instead of using POP for mail, you prefer to use IMAP, you can follow the settings below:

Just as with setting up your POP Mail account, you will also have to click on "More Settings" in order to configure the additional settings for Yahoo! mail to work with your Outlook e-mail client:

That should be it!  You should now be able to successfully connect to Yahoo! Mail and send and receive e-mail messages.