Yahoo mail setup on Android

On this page you find the Yahoo mail settings for Android. Follow the step-by-step Android guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for Yahoo.

Android guide to setup Yahoo mail

1 Open your Email application from the menu, add a new account and choose 'Other'.

If you do not have an account yet, you can start setting up right away. Otherwise, open 'Settings' in the email app and choose 'Add account'.

2 In the next screen enter your account details and click on 'Login':

Email: your Yahoo email address
Password: your Yahoo email password

3 Choose% type% and enter the following details under 'Server incoming mail':

imap server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
Security type: ssl
Port: 993

4 At 'Outgoing mail server' enter the details below and choose 'Login':

SMTP server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Security type: ssl
Port: 587

Verification for sending email: yes

Username: email
Password: your Yahoo email password

5 Your account is now ready to use.

Congratulations, your account is now set up. Open the email app on your smartphone to use your email.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your Android email setup or think you can help other Yahoo users out? Please comment below!

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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
Requires sign-in yes