Please follow these instructions to set up a Yahoo IMAP account in Outlook 2013.  These instructions will show you how to import your Yahoo email into Outlook 2013

Step 1. Choose Manual Setup or Additional Server Types

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Step 2. Choose POP or IMAP

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Step 3. Enter the Basic Mail Settings

  1. Enter Your Name
  2. Email Address
  3. Choose IMAP for Account Type
  4. Incoming Mail Server is imap.mail.yahoo.com
  5. Outgoing Mail Server is smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  6. Username is your full email address

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Once finished Click on More Settings

Click on the Outgoing Server tab and put a tick in the box which says “My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”

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Click on the Advanced Tab

Enter the following settings:

  • Incoming Server is 993
  • Outgoing Server is 465
  • Ensure SSL is chosen for both outgoing and incoming mail server

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Step 4. Click on Ok and Then Next

This will now test your settings.  If you get two green ticks you are good to go.  If you get any with a red x you haven’t entered the settings properly.  Go back and check the settings.

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Step 5. Click on Finish

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