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We consider security a top priority. We sent an email that we're updating our authentication policies around third-party email access to better protect Yahoo Mail accounts. You may need to update your account settings in third-party programs to use a more secure approach. Read our help article for more information.

Add or remove email accounts in the Yahoo Mail app

Let the Yahoo Mail app for Android or iOS be your primary destination for any and all email activities. You can add a number of Yahoo Mail accounts to the app and link third-party accounts, allowing you to send and receive emails from any email account right from the app. If you ever change your mind, you can always remove or unlink accounts.

Sign in or sign out of Yahoo Mail accounts

Sign in to a Yahoo Mail account

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Manage Accounts.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Enter your email address and password.

Sign out of a Yahoo Mail account

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Manage Accounts.
  3. Tap Edit.
  4. Beside your account, tap Remove.
  5. Tap Remove again to confirm.

Link or unlink other email accounts

Link an email account to your Yahoo Mail account

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Add another mailbox.
  3. If you have more than one primary account, select your Yahoo Mail account from the top that you'll be linking to.
  4. Tap an email provider.
  5. Enter your email address and password.
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to allow access to the account.

Unlink an email account from your Yahoo Mail account

  1. Tap the Profile icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Manage mailboxes.
  4. Tap the X beside the linked account.
  5. Tap Remove (iOS) or OK (Android) to confirm.

Fix authentication errors

If you enter the incorrect server details and cannot change it, delete the account and try again. Contact your administrator for more information on your server settings or password issues.