“Is your Yahoo! Mail account not working with the Outlook application?” If yes, continue reading this page to know how to fix it.Yahoo! Mail is one of the most used and trusted email service providers. It allows you to send/receive emails, get the latest news, and do a host of other things over the Internet.Coming to Outlook, it is an extremely popular email client that allows you to manage all your email accounts in one location.Using the IMAP and SMTP settings, you can configure and use your Yahoo! Mail account with the Outlook application. However, some users might face problems while accessing their accounts in Outlook.

Quick solutions

If you find your Yahoo! Mail account is not working with Outlook, try the quick and simple solutions given below to fix it.

  • Step 1:As the first step of troubleshooting this mail problem, check whether the device (on which you’re using the Outlook application) has got a stable Internet connection.
  • Step 2:If not, connect the device to the Internet, which is stable; because, in most cases, these kinds of problems occur due to a poor or unstable connection.
  • Step 3:Secondly, check whether your Yahoo! Mail account is working properly. To check it, send a test email to yourself. If you receive the test email successfully, it indicates that the account is working properly. Otherwise, the problem is with your account. Fix it by contacting your email service provider.

After fixing the problem, check if Yahoo! Mail is working with Outlook. If not, try the advanced methods given below.

Advanced methods

Perform the following methods one by one. After executing each method, send a test email message to yourself. This action is needed to check whether the “Yahoo! Mail not working with Outlook” problem is fixed.

Re-add your account

Re-add your Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook to fix this problem.

  • Step 1:Open the Account Settings screen on the Outlook application.
  • Step 2:Click Manage Profiles > Show Profiles (under the Profiles section).
  • Step 3:Select your Yahoo! Mail account and click Remove.
  • Step 4:Now, your account will be removed from Outlook.
  • Step 5:Re-add your account using the Manual or Auto method and check if it works with Outlook.

Configure the settings correctly

  • Step 1:Check if your Yahoo! Mail account’s IMAP and SMTP settings are configured correctly.
  • Step 2:If not, reconfigure them to fix this issue.

Update the Outlook app

  • Step 1:Check if the Outlook app is up-to-date.
  • Step 2:If not, update it and then try to access your account.

Create an app password

If you have configured the two-step verification on your account, create the app-specific password and use it.Contact us to know more about fixing the Yahoo! Mail not working with Outlook problem.

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