How to Configure Yahoo! Mail With Mac OS X Mail

Mac OS based computers are little different compared to Windows, yet easy to access. You have a built-in email client application for your emails in it, names as X Mail. This is Apple’s Mail application; which gives you the freedom to get access to your Yahoo Mail, right from your computer screen.

You just need to configure and set up your Yahoo Mail account in it. Once you are done with the configuration part, then just click is needed to open your Yahoo Mail inbox.

Know how to configure your Yahoo Mail with Mac OS X Mail?

Here, we have this exclusive guide for all Yahoo users who want to get access to their inbox directly from their Mac OS X email. All you need to do is follow the steps carefully.

Steps to add your Yahoo Mail account with Mac OS X Mail

  • In the first step, from your Mac computer, go to select Mail > Preferences after opening the Mail application
  • Then go to Accounts tab
  • Here, you need to click on + symbol, in order to add a new account
  • After that, type your complete name, Yahoo email address and its password
  • Now click on Continue button
  • You need to fill in all necessary fields to include the following information as given here
  • Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server
    • Server –
    • Port – 993
    • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server
  • Server –
  • Port – 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Requires authentication – Yes
  • Your login info
    • Email address – Your full email address
    • Password – Your account’s password
    • Requires authentication – Yes
  • Here, click on Continue button
  • You have successfully configured your Yahoo Mail account with Mac OS X email
  • Here, you can check your Yahoo emails from Apple mail without signing in and out every time to check your mails

Note – Always make sure to use the correct settings of the server; else you have to struggle for receiving the emails.

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