Setting up Business Mail in Microsoft Outlook 2007

  Note: If you have turned on second sign-in verification for your Yahoo account, you will need to turn off second sign-in verification, and will also want to generate an App Password in order to setup and access your account in Outlook.

 

To add a new Yahoo Business Email POP email account in Outlook 2007:

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. Click the "Tools" menu link.

    Outlook 2007: Tools Menu Link
    Outlook 2007: Tools Menu Link

  3. Click "Account Settings..." in the Tools pull-down menu.

    Outlook 2007: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook 2007: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  4. Select the E-mail tab.

    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - E-Mail Tab
    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - E-Mail Tab

  5. Click the New... button.

    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - New Button
    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - New Button

  6. In the Choose E-mail Service window of the Add New E-Mail Account Wizard:
    • Select the radio button for "Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP" (usually the default selection).

      Outlook 2007: Choose E-mail Service
      Outlook 2007: Choose E-mail Service

    • Click the Next button.
  7. In the Auto Account Setup window:
    • Select the checkbox to "Manually configure server settings or additional server types"

      Outlook 2007: Manually Configure Selection
      Outlook 2007: Manually Configure Selection

    • Click the Next button.
  8. In the next Choose E-mail Service window:
    • Select the radio button for "Internet E-Mail"

      Outlook 2007: Choose E-mail Service Radio Buttons
      Outlook 2007: Choose E-mail Service Radio Buttons

    • Click the Next button.
  9. In the Internet E-mail Settings window, enter the following information:
    • User Information
      • Your Name: Enter the name you would like to appear in the "From" field of outgoing messages.
      • Email Address: Enter your full Yahoo Business Email address (for example, "j.smith@yourdomain.com").
    • Server Information
      • Account Type: POP3
      • Incoming mail server: pop.bizmail.yahoo.com
      • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
    • Login Information
      • User Name: Enter your entire Yahoo Business Email address.
      • Password: Enter your Yahoo Business Email password.
    • Do not check the box next for "Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)."
    • Click the More Settings button

    Outlook 2007: Internet E-Mail Settings
    Outlook 2007: Internet E-Mail Settings

  10. Select the Outgoing Server tab.

    Outlook 2007: Outgoing Server Tab
    Outlook 2007: Outgoing Server Tab

  11. On the Outgoing Server tab:
    • Check the box for "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication".
    • Select the radio button for "Use same settings as my incoming server" (this is usually auto-selected as the default option)
    • Outlook 2007: Outgoing Server Settings
      Outlook 2007: Outgoing Server Settings

  12. Click the Advanced tab.

    Outlook 2007: Advanced Tab
    Outlook 2007: Advanced Tab

  13. On the Advanced tab:
    • Under "Incoming Server (POP3)", check the box for "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)".
    • The port number in the "Incoming Server (POP3)" field should automatically change from 110 to 995. If it doesn't, change the port number to 995.
    • Under "Outgoing Server (SMTP)", select "SSL" from the "Use the following type of encrypted connection" drop down.
    • Enter port number 465 in the "Outgoing Server (SMTP)" field.
    • In the Delivery section at the bottom of the window:
      • Check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your Business Mail messages on the Yahoo Mail server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the Yahoo Mail server when they are downloaded to Outlook.
      • Check "Remove from server after ___ days" if you would like downloaded messages to be deleted from the Yahoo servers after the specified period of time.
      • Check "Remove from server when deleted from 'Deleted Items'" if you would like Outlook to delete the copies messages on the Yahoo servers when you delete the copy in Outlook's Deleted Items folder.
    • Click the OK button.

    Outlook 2007: Advanced Settings
    Outlook 2007: Advanced Settings

  14. Click the Next button in the Email Account Wizard.

    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Next Button
    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Next Button

  15. Click the Finished button.

    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Finish Button
    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Finish Button

We require the use of SSL for the outgoing, SMTP server. If your ISP blocks port 25 or 465 you can use port 587. If you use port 587 you should select STARTTLS, if your POP client does not offer STARTTLS as a security option select either SSL or TLS.

To change the POP and SMTP ports:

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. Click the "Tools" menu link.

    Outlook 2007: Tools Menu Link
    Outlook 2007: Tools Menu Link

  3. Click "Account Settings..." in the Tools pull-down menu.

    Outlook 2007: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook 2007: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  4. Select the E-mail tab.

    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - E-Mail Tab
    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - E-Mail Tab

  5. From the email tab, double-click the account you want to edit.

    Outlook 2007: E-Mail Accounts List
    Outlook 2007: E-Mail Accounts List

  6. In the window that opens, click the More Settings button.

    Outlook 2007: More Settings Button
    Outlook 2007: More Settings Button

  7. Click the Advanced tab.

    Outlook 2007: Advanced Tab
    Outlook 2007: Advanced Tab

  8. On the Advanced tab:
    • Under "Incoming Server (POP3)", uncheck the box for "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)".
    • The port number in the "Incoming Server (POP3)" field should automatically change from 995 to 110. If it doesn't, change the port number to 110.
    • Under "Outgoing Server (SMTP)", select "None" from the "Use the following type of encrypted connection" drop down.
    • Enter port number 587 in the "Outgoing Server (SMTP)" field.
    • Click the OK button.

    Outlook 2007: Alternate Advanced Settings
    Outlook 2007: Alternate Advanced Settings

  9. Click the Next button in the Email Account Wizard.

    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Next Button
    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Next Button

  10. Click the Finished button.

     

    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Finish Button
    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Finish Button

You can choose whether Outlook leaves copies of email messages on the Yahoo server when downloading them to your computer or whether they are deleted from the Yahoo server when downloaded to your computer.

To control deletion of messages from the server:

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. Click the "Tools" menu link.

    Outlook 2007: Tools Menu Link
    Outlook 2007: Tools Menu Link

  3. Click "Account Settings..." in the "Tools" pull-down menu.

    Outlook 2007: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook 2007: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  4. Select the "E-mail" tab.

    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - E-Mail Tab
    Outlook 2007: Account Settings - E-Mail Tab

  5. From the email tab, double-click the account you want to edit.

    Outlook 2007: E-Mail Accounts List
    Outlook 2007: E-Mail Accounts List

  6. In the window that opens, click the "More Settings" button.

    Outlook 2007: More Settings Button
    Outlook 2007: More Settings Button

  7. Click the "Advanced" tab.

    Outlook 2007: Advanced Tab
    Outlook 2007: Advanced Tab

  8. On the "Advanced" tab:
    • In the Delivery section at the bottom of the window:
      • Check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your Business Mail messages on the Yahoo Mail server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the Yahoo Mail server when they are downloaded to Outlook.
      • Check "Remove from server after ___ days" if you would like downloaded messages to be deleted from the Yahoo servers after the specified period of time.
      • Check "Remove from server when deleted from 'Deleted Items'" if you would like Outlook to delete the copies messages on the Yahoo servers when you delete the copy in Outlook's Deleted Items folder.
    • Click the OK button.

    Outlook 2007: Delivery Settings
    Outlook 2007: Delivery Settings

  9. Click the Next button in the Email Account Wizard.

    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Next Button
    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Next Button

  10. Click the Finish button.

    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Finish Button
    Outlook 2007: E-mail Account Wizard Finish Button

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