Sync Yahoo Calendar and Yahoo Contacts with iOS devices

It's easy to have your calendar and contacts appear on your mobile iOS device as they do in Yahoo Mail on a computer. Here's how.


+Using Yahoo in the iOS Setup Wizard

Sync all of your mail, contact, and calendar info at the same time (with iOS 5.0 and later).

  1. Tap the Settings icon on your device's Home screen.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Yahoo.
  5. Enter your name, email address, password, and account description.
  6. Tap Next.
  7. Make sure "Mail," "Contacts," and "Calendar" options are set to "On."
  8. Tap Save.

The apps on your device will now update to show your synched Yahoo info.

See our help video for more details.

+Synching your Yahoo Calendar using CalDAV

Sync just your Yahoo Calendar with your device's calendar app.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on your device's Home screen.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Under "Calendars," tap Add CalDAV Account.
  6. Enter your:
    • Server (https://caldav.calendar.yahoo.com)
    • Yahoo ID
    • Password
    • Account description
  7. Tap Next to complete set up.

  iOS calendar app not showing your info? Don't worry. The app can take several minutes to look for a new calendar.

+Synching your Yahoo Contacts using CardDAV

Add just your Yahoo Contacts to your device's address book.

  Important - Existing contacts on the device will not be uploaded to Yahoo Mail during the sync process. You'll need to add those contacts to Yahoo Mail manually if you want to let Yahoo manage them.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on your device's Home screen.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Other.
  5. Tap Add CardDAV Account under "Contacts."
  6. Enter your:
    • Server (https://carddav.address.yahoo.com)
    • Yahoo ID
    • Password
    • Account description
  7. Tap Next to complete set up.

Your Yahoo Contacts will now appear in your device's address book.

Watch our help video to learn more.

  Benefits of synching: Any changes you make to your synched info will automatically update on both the device and our server.

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