Remove and re-add Yahoo Mail on Android Mail

If you're having trouble sending and receive emails with your Yahoo Mail account from the native Android email app, remove and re-add your Yahoo Mail account. Here's how.

  Steps vary - Steps will vary from device to device. Use these steps as a guide and contact your carrier if you specific instructions for your device.

Remove your Yahoo Mail account

  1. Press the device's Menu button.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap Email.
  5. Tap your Yahoo account.
  6. Tap Remove account.
  7. Tap Remove account to confirm.

Re-add your Yahoo Mail account

  1. Press the device's Menu button.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap Add account.
  5. Tap Email.
  6. Enter your full email address and password, then tap Next.
  7. Select how often the app checks for new mail, then tap Next.
  8. Enter a description and your name, then tap Next.