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Setup Your Yahoo Mail in Outlook on Android or IOS Device

Yahoo mail to Outlook
Written by Veronica Wilson

With people across the globe aware regarding how to setup Yahoo mail in MS Outlook Web Application on desktop and Laptop with Windows, Mac or Linux OS, they perform Yahoo mail account configuration anytime in the latest version of Outlook. With Outlook app available on Google Pay store and App store for Android and IOS Smartphone and Tablet devices, it has become convenient for the mobile users to access their personal or official Yahoo mail through Outlook email application.

Though several people access their Yahoo emails on Smartphone device through Outlook Application but most of them are unaware about the process to setup and configure personal or official Yahoo email account or mail account of other mail service providers in Outlook application downloaded and installed on Android and IOS devices.  With no methods or steps known to users to setup Yahoo email account in Outlook App, users gets frustrated; when he/she installs Outlook app updated version on android or IOS device and try to setup and configure Yahoo mail account in Outlook app for successful syncing of messages in Outlook Inbox so that messages can be sent and received in quick time as well as upload and download of attachments.

How to Setup Yahoo Account in Outlook App on Android and IOS Device?

As Yahoo users are unaware about the technique to setup their personal or official mail account in Outlook, here are certain steps to setup Yahoo mail account in Outlook App on Android and IOS device implementing which any email user can setup and configure Yahoo email account in outlook App without any kind of hassle.

Steps to Setup Yahoo Account in Outlook App on Android Device

  • Unlock the Android Smartphone device and tap on Outlook app on the home screen.
  • If the user is performing this process for the first time, then go to settings >Add Account and then go to Add email account.
  • Once the Add account page is displayed on the screen, enter the Yahoo email address and tap on continue button.
  • Before choosing the account type, user needs to select email service provider from the list. Though Outlook has email service provider detection tool, which automatically help users in getting their mail account configured in seconds.
  • Enter the login credentials in the required field and try to get the account connected with Outlook application by entering the name as well as description of the account.
  • In case there are other details such as server settings such as general mail settings (email address, password, display name and description), incoming mail settings (host name, user name, port, server or domain, SSL) and Outgoing mail settings (SMTP Host Name, SMTP user name, SMTP password and SSL) which are required to be filled up by the user and these details has to be levied from email service provider, which user needs to contact Yahoo support
  • Outlook App in Android may look to gain access about the contacts, calendar, etc. Incase user is interested, they can Tap on yes or allow to Sync these essentials details with the Outlook App.
  • In case, there are certain security policies that are supposed to be activated, then user needs to tap on Activate.

Steps to Setup Yahoo Account in Outlook App on IOS Device

  • Install the updated Outlook App on the IOS device and tap on the icon present on the home screen of Smartphone device.
  • Then tap add an account option on IOS device.
  • Provide the login credentials and select the email service provider. Though Outlook has email service provider detection tool, which automatically help users in getting their mail account configured in seconds.
  • In case there are other details such as server settings such as general mail settings (email address, password, display name and description), incoming mail settings (host name, user name, port, server or domain, SSL) and Outgoing mail settings (SMTP Host Name, SMTP user name, SMTP password and SSL), which are required to be filled up by the user and these details has to be levied from email service provider, which user needs to contact Yahoo support
  • Type the password and Tap on sign-in to get logged in successfully using Outlook App installed on iPhone or iPad device.

Though it is quite convenient for all the Android and IOS Smartphone device users to setup Yahoo account in Outlook App but some of the users cannot get their Yahoo account setup on the Outlook App installed in Android or IOS device even after reading these steps mentioned above therein. They actually need an assistance of Yahoo tech support guys; who can play an essential role in fixing all kind of troubles associated with Yahoo account setup in Outlook App.

 

About the author

Veronica Wilson

I am really passionate about writing user friendly blog contents to help yahoo users in offering quality tips for resolving their problems in a matter of seconds. I would be really happy if users can get help upon going through my blog contents as step by step methods are unveiled in most of my write-ups to troubleshoot complex issues in quick time.

6 Comments

  • I was unable to access my Yahoo email account with an outlook on my Android phone, the worst part is whenever I try to “add my account email “and tap on it, it always showed something went wrong and try again. This is the real mess when you try to login but the server doesn’t support But I am Glad! Because I was able to solve my problem through this blog, I did simple steps mentioned above to setup a Yahoo account and successfully connected with outlook by changing some manual server settings, information given is enough to understand what you need to do, explained so well.

  • Thank you so much for your help, sir. Actually, I have created an account on yahoo and I won’t be able to setup my account on phone but thanks to you. I tried step by step and it helps me to access yahoo account on my device.

  • Yes, this is what I looking for. Actually this was quite simple but there was a step which I was doing wrong. I didn’t know about protocols and its settings and thanks man, you have explained everything very well. I have read about SMTP and all but didn’t know how it works. I was trying to use different protocol with number and as a result, it was not configuring in the way it supposed to be. Thanks for showing this nice blog and it will be good for many people out there as it has worked for me. Keep it up!

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  • I have been configured my yahoo account into IOS device but still, I can’t get yahoo emails on my IOS device. If you have any idea then please suggest me.

    • It happens many times because of some invalid settings, I have also faced this issue with my yahoo account.
      Here are the steps to fix yahoo mail problems:-

      • Check, is your yahoo account worked outside of the app? You just need to send a mail, to your own yahoo mail address and see it appears or not on your mail.
      • If you see any issue, first you’ll need to address that issue.
      • Now, update your IOS because if apple found any issue, they release updates for the operating systems
      • Remove your current yahoo mail from the IOS and then re-add it
      Now, it will work properly.