Access Yahoo Mail in Outlook 2013

Accessing your Yahoo Mail from a program like Outlook 2013 is a convenient way to view your emails offline. Just activate POP in your Yahoo Mail account and then set up your Outlook 2013 accordingly.

Activating POP access in your Yahoo Mail account

Our article about how to enable POP in Yahoo Mail has the info you need to get started.

Setting up Yahoo Mail in Outlook 2013

  1. In Outlook 2013, click File | Add Account.
  2. Select Manual setup or additional server types.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select POP.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the “Account Settings” page, enter your account settings:
    • Your Name: The name you want to show when you send email.
    • Email address: Your full Yahoo email address.
    • Account Type: POP3
    • Incoming Mail Server:
    • Outgoing Mail Server:
    • User Name: Your Yahoo ID.
    • Password: Your Yahoo account password.
    • Leave the “Require logon using Secure Password Authentication” option unchecked.
  7. Click More Settings.
  8. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
    • Select the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box.
    • Click Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  9. Click the Advanced tab. Enter advanced information:
    • Incoming server (POP3) port: 995
    • Select This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
    • Outgoing server (SMTP) port: 465, 587, or 25
    • Set the encryption type to SSL or TLS
    • Set your desired server timeout and delivery options.
      - We recommend leaving a copy of messages on the server.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Restart Outlook.
  12. Click Send/Receive All Folders.

You can now retrieve emails from your Yahoo Mail account in Outlook 2013.

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