How to Configure Yahoo! Mail with Outlook 2016?
Configure your Yahoo account with Outlook 2016, and this will allow you access your Yahoo email account right there on Outlook. Corporate people are usually fond of Outlook as they find it easy compared to other traditional email platforms. Follow the steps to configure your Yahoo account with Microsoft Outlook 2016.
Before you get started, you must have a Windows system, and MS Office 2016 installed in it. If you have not installed the MS Office 2016 yet, then go ahead install it. Activate the program once it gets installed.
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Activation of the MS office can be done via online or through the mobile device. You must have a Microsoft or Outlook account for the activation.
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Steps to configure Yahoo! Mail in MS Outlook 2016:
- Open Outlook 2016 with the help of the “Search Filter” or the “Start” button.
- Click on “Add Account.”
- Choose “Manual Setup” or “additional server types” then press the next button.
- Now select “POP or IMAP” then again press the “Next” button.
- Enter the required information:
- Choose account type as IMAP.
- Incoming mail server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
- Outgoing mail server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
- Username and password of your Yahoo account.
- Press the “More Settings” button and choose the Outgoing Server Tab.
- Make sure that you check the box “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” and select “Use same settings as my incoming mail server.”
- Now go to the “Advanced tab” and update the information as follows:
- Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143
- Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
- Outgoing server (SMTP): 587 or 465
- Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS or Auto
- Press the OK button once you finished.
- Press the “Next” button. Outlook will itself test the account sending by logging on to the incoming mail server and by sending a test e-mail message. You must see the message as “Congratulations! All tests completed successfully”. You have successfully configured your Yahoo account with Outlook 2016.
- If you meet with an error, go thoroughly with the entire steps mentioned above and reconfigure the account from the beginning. Make sure that your system has an active network connection. If Windows or MS Office is installing updates, let it complete all the updates then you go ahead and try again.
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