iPhone - Yahoo mail setup

Set up iPhone Yahoo

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!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

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

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

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

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

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

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.mail.yahoo.com and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 587

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

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

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

Question and Answer

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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