How to Configure Outlook 2007 with Yahoo Mail?

This page explains how to configure Outlook 2007 with Yahoo! Mail.

How to Configure Outlook 2007 with Yahoo Mail?

Server Settings of Yahoo! Mail:

POP (Incoming Mail Server)

  • Server address: pop.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port number: 995
  • SSL: Required

IMAP (Incoming Mail Server)

  • Server address: imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 993 
  • SSL: Required

SMTP

  • Server address: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 465 or 587.
  • SSL: Required.

Before you start the setup process, check if you enabled the 2-step verification option for your Yahoo! Mail account. If yes, generate a Yahoo Mail app password by following the instructions given below.

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo! Mail account.
  2. Navigate to the Account security page.
  3. Click Manage app passwords or Generate app passwords.
  4. Now, select the Yahoo! Mail app from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click the Continue button.
  6. Generate the 2-step verification password by following the on-screen instructions.

Yahoo Mail On Outlook 2007

Setting up Yahoo! Mail account on Outlook 2007 using IMAP

  1. Open the Outlook 2007 application.
  2. Click Tools > Account Settings > new > E-mail > New.
  3. On the Add New E-mail Account dialog box, select the Manual configure… option.
  4. Click the radio button beside the Internet E-mail option. 
  5. In the Internet E-mail Settings window, enter your Yahoo! Mail account’s server settings in the provided fields correctly.
  6. Make sure to select the IMAP option from the Account Type drop-down menu.
  7. Similarly, type the Incoming and Outgoing mail server address in the given fields. 
  8. Now, click the More Settings button in the Internet E-mail Settings window.
  9. Click the Outgoing Server tab. Select the first two options.
  10. .Go to the Advanced tab.
  11. .Enter the IMAP and SMTP port numbers correctly.
  12. .Click OK > Test Account Settings.
  13. .If the account has been configured successfully, then a confirmation message will be displayed on the screen.
  14. .Click Finish.