Yahoo mail setup iPhone

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

  • Having the exact same issue as "Trying to add y account, when I get to step 7 it won’t go any further, message says that this email may not be able to send or receive emails. And that it won’t connect to SSl." Please help I have tried everything I possibly can from hours of searching the internet for solutions to this problem and nothing works!?

    1 week ago
  • My iPhone says that my sever will not send or receive any email why

    2 weeks ago
  • Hi iam

    2 weeks ago
  • Cannot get incoming mail and can’t remember my password

    3 weeks ago
  • Trying to add y account, when I get to step 7 it won’t go any further, message says that this email may not be able to send or receive emails. And that it won’t connect to SSl.

    1 month ago
  • My incoming mail is coming directly to Archives. I have to manually restore to Inbox. Can you fix that

    2 months ago
  • I want yahoo server for my email going in and out

    2 months ago
  • Very poor directions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    4 months ago
  • I have an iPhone 7 and when I go to setting then mail there is no place that says add account ! The only way I’m currently able to sign in is through the yahoo app ??

    5 months ago
  • I just ended up re-setting my yahoo small business email account with Windows live App. they updated the account so I had to go through setting it up all over again. somehow I have done it on my desktop but struggling to set it up on my iphone when I put same information of 'incoming mail server' as pop.mail.yahoo.com, it doesn't works on iphone but works fine for Windows Live. can someone help in this regard. Thanks.

    6 months ago

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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