How To Configure Yahoo Mail POP3 Settings?

You can use the Yahoo Mail POP3 settings to use your Yahoo Mail account in a desktop or mobile app. IMAP is another protocol through which you can configure and manage your email messages. When an email account is configured using the POP account, all the emails will be downloaded to the email client and removed from the server. Because of this, the emails cannot be accessed from any other email clients.

Yahoo mail pop3 settings

Consider the full procedure that is given below to configure your Yahoo Mail account in Outlook 2016.

  • First, launch your web browser and log in to your Yahoo mail account. 
  • Click on the Settings icon and select the Account Info option.
    Account Info 
  • Select the Account Security option and click on the toggle switch next to Allow apps that use less secure sign in.
    Allow apps that use less secure sign in 
  • Open the Outlook application and click on the File menu. 
  • Select the Info option and click on the Add Account button.
    Yahoo Add Account 
  • Select the Manual setup or additional server types option and click Next.
    Additional Server Types 
  • In the Add Account window, select the POP or IMAP option under Choose Your Account Type. Click Next.
    Yahoo POP or IMAP 
  • Type the required account details correctly. Choose POP from the drop-down menu next to Account type.
  • Enter your name and full email address in the required fields.
  • Type your username and password. 
  • Checkmark the Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) box.
    Secure Password Authentication 
  • Select the More Settings option.
  • Click the Outgoing Server tab. Ensure to select the My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box. 
  • Also, select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
    Use same settings as my incoming mail server 
  • Navigate to the Advanced tab. You can now use the email settings that are given below to configure your account.
    Advanced 
  • The incoming mail server address is pop.mail.yahoo.com.
  • The port number is 995.
  • In the Requires SSL section, select Yes.
  • The outgoing server is smtp.mail.yahoo.com.
  • The Port number is 465 or 587.
  • In the Requires SSL section, select Yes.
  • If you want an alternate TLS connection, select Yes.
  • Select Yes in the Requires authentication section.
  • Enter the full email address correctly.
  • Type your Yahoo account’s password.
  • In the Requires authentication section, select Yes.
  • Finally, click OK and select the Next button to finish the configuration.
  • When the Test Account Settings window appears, you can see the Congratulations message.
  • Now, click Close.

You have now successfully configured your account in Outlook 2016 using the Yahoo Mail POP3 settings.

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