Import Yahoo Mail in Outlook

How to Import Yahoo Mail in Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013 & any others

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If you want to secure your Yahoo Mail database in offline mode then Outlook is the best place where you can import the Yahoo Mail database safely. Here I will share all feasible methods so that you can convert Yahoo Mail to Outlook.

About Yahoo Mail & Outlook

Yahoo Mail is a free web-based email service launched by Yahoo! In 1997. It enables users to communicate with others using e-mail, chat, and text-messaging options. Here users are able to manage & access their mailboxes using a webmail interface, accessible using a standard web browser. In addition, Yahoo Mail also provides free email accounts with 1 Terabytes storage at the,, and domains.

Microsoft Outlook is a trusted & highly recommended desktop-based email client developed by Microsoft Corporation in 1998. Outlook helps users to maintain emails, contacts, notes, chats, tasks, meetings, and other databases. It comes with many advanced features that attract business and corporate users to connect with Outlook. Outlook provides high data security so that users fill secure for their database. MS Outlook also enables our client to use Exchange Server.

Reason to Configure Yahoo Mail in Outlook

1:- The interface of Yahoo Mail is much slower than Outlook.

2:- Piled excessively of the ads on Yahoo Mail.

3:-Outlook enables users to send files with attachment up to 20 MB.

4:- There is a lot of chance of data loss in Yahoo Mail because there have been many spam-related incidents here. MS Outlook is the best place to secure all databases.

Method to import Yahoo mail into Outlook

Follow all given steps to configure Yahoo Mail with Outlook.

Step 1:- Connect Yahoo Mail account to Outlook

1:- First of all login your Yahoo Mail account.

2:- Now hit on your profile and choose the Account info option.

account info

3:- After that go to the Account Security tab and enable Sign in by verifying the code sent to your phone.

generate password

Step 2:- Generate Sign-in Password

After Two-step verification you have to create a one-time use password to sign-in Yahoo Mail on other this party app. For this:-

1:- Again go to the Account Security option and choose the Generate app password.

generate app password

2:- Now chose Outlook Desktop and hit on Generate to create the password.

choose outlook

3:- Now a password will generate. Copy that password.


Step 3:- Import Yahoo Mail into Outlook:

1:- Open Outlook, navigate the File menu, and go to Info then hit on Add Account.

2:-In Add Account windows, choose Manual Setup or additional server type. And hit on the Next button.

2:- Choose IMAP/POP then Next

3:- Now fill your name, email address as well as select account type IMAP.

4:- Fill Incoming mail server (, Outgoing mail server (SMTP) (

5:- Now you have to provide the User Name and Password (That you are generated) of your Yahoo Mail.

6:- Go to More Setting >> select Outgoing Server. Here you have to enable My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

7:- After that in More Settings go to Advance option and provide the below details.

network address

8:- Click on OK that select next to start the test account testing process.

9:- After completing this process, hit on the Finish button.

10:- At last, restart MS Outlook.


Final Words:- By following the steps of the above method, any user can take advantage of MS Outlook by importing messages from Yahoo to Outlook. I hope that after following the above-given method you will be able to easily transfer the Yahoo Mail database to Outlook. If you get stuck in any step, repeat all the steps carefully.


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