Yahoo email settings for 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.

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

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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    1 week ago
  • I would like to add my business email srg3gfarmllc@currently.com to my gmail account now would I do that?

    2 weeks ago
  • i forgot password how to reset on phone

    1 month ago
  • میخواهم یاهو میلم از چی میلم جداگانه شود

    2 months ago
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    2 months ago
  • I missing my registered mobile number so I want to recover my mail and passward

    2 months ago
  • After we got a new version of Yahoo. I do not see all in box or folder entries in these categories with out there being a retrieval process. Also you seem to delete older messages in my folders. There was material in there that was Important information. How can I see all mail in my inbox and folder without the search.

    3 months ago
  • Need help with adding enail server routers to my account thanks

    3 months ago
  • Need help with adding enail server routers to my account thanks

    3 months ago
  • Dear i am using mobile vivo s1 I can not add yahoo mail address in email who i can configure yahoo mail in by default is email app in this particular phone Regards Nisar

    4 months ago