How To Access Yahoo Mail In Outlook 2013

Outlook Problems

One of the most commonly reported Outlook Problems today is to access different email accounts of users in Outlook. We have explained in detail before about how to access Gmail, Hotmail, etc in and today we give you insights on how to access another popular email service, i.e. Yahoo Mail in Outlook. It is quite simple to do and essentially follows the same pattern as that of other email clients and you need to make minimal changes in Outlook’s configuration to incorporate your Yahoo Mail account in it. So here are the instructions to accomplish this task.

First, you need to activate POP access in your Yahoo Mail account and for that you need to,

  • Log in to your Yahoo account
  • Select the Mail Options
  • From that, set up the POP & Forwarding option
  • Save the settings

Then you need to configure Yahoo Mail in Outlook, say Outlook 2013 and for that you have to,

  • Run Outlook 2013
  • Navigate to POP and then in the Accounts Setting page, enter the required credentials such as display name, Email Address (Your Yahoo email), Account Type (POP3), etc
  • The incoming mail server is and outgoing mail server is
  • Enter your Username and Password as in your Yahoo account

Now it is time for the last bit of configurations and authentications and here is what you need to do,

  • Click on the More Settings tab, and in that you have to do the following
  • Check the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server

    Outlook’s Configuration

  • In the Advanced tab, you need to enter information such as 995 in the incoming server port and 465 or 587 in the outgoing server port.
  • You can also set your desired server timeout and delivery information
  • Press OK and then close Outlook
  • Restart Outlook to implement all changes made

This is all you need to do in order to access Yahoo Mail via Outlook 2013 and as you can see, it is pretty much simple to understand and any beginner can easily accomplish it. Just follow the above listed instructions and one of the most widely reported Outlook problems is thus solved so easily. However if you still face some issues, then you can always depend on the vast service network of Microsoft to get all these problems solved.