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Email Client Configuration

Once you have installed Yahoo IMAP Connector, you need to setup your email client (e.g. Microsoft Outlook) to use it. Your email client will connect to the “Yahoo IMAP Connector”, which will in turn connect to Yahoo!™ mail servers to retrieve your email.

Here are detailed instructions for several email clients, or you can view the Yahoo IMAP Connector Online Help

Outlook 2003

Outlook 2007

Outlook 2010

Outlook Express

Mozilla Thunderbird

Windows Mail

Windows Live Mail

 

If your email client is not listed above, you can use the following settings:

Incoming Email Server Configuration
Property Value
Server Type IMAP
Server Name 127.0.0.1
Port 27143
Security None/Plaintext
User Name Your yahoo email address (e.g. example@yahoo.com)
Password Your yahoo email password (e.g. password)

Outgoing Email Server Configuration
Property Value
Server Type SMTP
Server Name smtp.mail.yahoo.co.uk
Port 465
Security SSL
User Name Your yahoo email address (e.g. example@yahoo.com)
Password Your yahoo email password (e.g. password)

 

*Note that no quotation marks are needed for any of these settings.