To know how to add Yahoo Mail to Outlook 2007 / 2016 / 2019, everyone must first know the need to do so. In this modern world, everyone will be having more than an email address either from the same or different email providers like Yahoo, Gmail, etc.

It is observed that every email applications are different in their own way because of their technical features. Hence, they require an account from which the users want to access multiple accounts. MS Outlook can configure five different email applications at the same time.

By understanding all these requirements, this blog describes how to add Yahoo Mail in Outlook 2007 in a simple way. Let’s start with solving common user queries to understand methods to sync Yahoo mail to Outlook 2016.

The below steps explains how to add Yahoo mail to Outlook 2016 email,

  • Firstly, Sign-in to Yahoo mail account
  • Click on the Menu(gear) button and select Account Info
  • Then, click Account security and turn on the Allow apps that use the less secure sign inoption

Note: The above option is not available if two-step verification is enabled to the account. If it is enabled, then create an app password before proceeding.

  • Now, open the Outlook email application
  • Go to File >> Info and click Add Account button
  • From there, select Manual setup or additional server types option and click Next
  • After that, select POP or IMAP option and click Next
  • Now, add the account and Yahoo mail server information as below:
  1. On the User Information, mention the first and last name
  2. For Server Information, set Account Type as IMAP and Incoming mail server as and Outgoing mail server as
  3. On the Login Information, mention the credentials of Yahoo account
  • Then, click More Settings and select the Outgoing Server tab
  • Check the option corresponding to My Outgoing server (SMTPrequires authentication
  • From the same settings, open the Advanced tab, mention the following settings and click OK
  1. Incoming server (IMAP): 993
  2. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  3. Outgoing server (SMTP): 465
  4. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  • Then, click Next, it will start the configuration process and may take some time
  • After successful completion, a pop-up will be displayed as shown below, and click Close
  • Once the configuration is successfully completed, click Finish
  • Now, the emails from Yahoo will start syncing with Outlook which will ultimately help to manage the account

Import the Converted PST file to your Outlook Account

Once the Yahoo data items are converted into PST formats, below steps describes the process to import the PST file to Outlook,

  • Open MS Outlook 2016, go to File >> Open& Export >>Import/Export
  • Import and Export Wizard appears select Import from another program or file from the screen displayed and proceed Next.
  • From the Import a File window, select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next
  • Click Browse from the Import Outlook Data File window and select the PST file to import
  • Now, select the desired Options and click Next
  • Select the location of the PST file and Check the Include subfoldersoption
  • Finally, click Finish which will import the PST file to the Outlook account

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