Yahoo Imap Not Working Outlook 2013

If you cannot access your Yahoo Mail account on Outlook 2013, carry out the instructions provided below

Allowing less secure apps

  • Step 1:Ensure that you have enabled the ‘Allow apps that use less secure sign-in’ feature on your Yahoo Mail account.
  • Step 2:To enable this feature, navigate to your computer’s web browser and visit the Yahoo Mail account login page.
  • Step 3:Use the Yahoo Mail account’s email address and password to access the Yahoo Mail account on your web browser.
  • Step 4:Go to the Account Security section and turn on the toggle beside the ‘Allow apps that use less secure sign-in’ option.

Deleting existing Yahoo Mail account

  • Step 1:Delete the existing Yahoo Mail account and use the configuration settings provided here to create a new Yahoo Mail account on the Outlook 2013 application.
  • Step 2:After clicking the File tab, select the Account Settings option from the Account Settings menu.
  • Step 3:Select the name of your Yahoo Mail account and click the Remove button.
  • Step 4:Click the Yes option for confirmation.
  • Step 5:Once done with removing the current Yahoo Mail account, re-configure it on the Outlook 2013 application.

Configuration settings

  • Step 1:The incoming server (IMAP) settings should be entered correctly to access your Yahoo Mail account on the Outlook 2013 email client.
  • Step 2:The incoming server settings for Yahoo Mail account are given below for your reference.
  • Step 3:The IMAP protocol needs to be selected from the Account Type drop-down menu.
  • Step 4:Provide the ‘’ server name in the Incoming Mail Server field.
  • Step 5:Incoming Server (IMAP) Port - 993
  • Step 6:Select the SSL protocol from the ‘Use the following type of encrypted connection’ drop-down list.
  • Step 7:The steps to re-configure the Yahoo Mail account on the Outlook 2013 application are given below:
  • Step 8:Double-click the Microsoft Outlook 2013 icon on the desktop of your computer.
  • Step 9:This will launch the main window of the Microsoft Outlook 2013 application.
  • Step 10:Select File Account Settings Account Settings Add Account Manual setup or additional server types Next POP or IMAP Next.
  • Step 11:Now, you can see the POP and IMAP Account Settings window on the screen.
  • Step 12:Give the basic information in the Your Name, Email Address, User Name, and Password fields.
  • Step 13:All the necessary details need to be filled in the Server Information section.
  • Step 14:To set additional incoming server settings, click the More Settings button.
  • Step 15:Once you finish the server settings, click the OK button in the Internet Email Settings window or dialog box?.
  • Step 16:Click the Finish option to exit the email configuration window.
  • Step 17:Check if you can send emails from the Yahoo Mail account on the Outlook 2013 application.
  • Step 18:If required, get the technical support expert’s help by clicking the Call button to resolve the Yahoo Mail account’s IMAP not working on the Outlook 2013 application issue.
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