iPhone - Yahoo mail setup

On this page you'll find the Yahoo mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for Yahoo, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your Yahoo email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

Mail settings Yahoo

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server imap.mail.yahoo.com
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Outgoing port 587
SSL (security) outgoing ssl
Requires sign-in yes

Choose settings1
Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars2
Tap Add account and select Other3
Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:4

Name: your name
Email: your Yahoo email-address
Password: your Yahoo email-password
Description: enter "Yahoo"

Choose imap under incoming mail server and enter the following information:5

Hostname: imap.mail.yahoo.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:6

Hostname: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen. 7
Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.8
Under Main server select smtp.mail.yahoo.com and make sure the following information is displayed:9

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 587

Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:10

SSL: ssl
Serverport: imap.mail.yahoo.com

Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!11

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I can't open my Yahoo account in my phone,please advice me how to set this

Mala Silva 19-02-2017 14:42


Thomas ossoff 24-01-2017 19:07

Cannot open my yahoo account on my iphone. No messages can be sent. Need to fix now.

Cheryl Oubre 07-03-2017 19:37

I as email to iPhones I nith resets to iPhone my email

Marygrace 08-02-2017 12:01

I window pops up and says Cannot Get Mail
Yahoo is currently unavailable. I do not know how to connect. It looks like everything set up right?

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