How to Set up a Yahoo Email on iPhone

Apart from conventional web browsing for your Yahoo Mail account, you can use the Mail app for your iPhone. This is one of the most convenient ways to get access to your Yahoo inbox. You will get the instant notification of any activity in it. You need to configure your Yahoo mail account on your iPhone. There are two ways to do that; you can opt accordingly. Once is automatically and another is manual set up.

We have these quick guides for Yahoo mail users to configure their email account on it. One is auto set up and another requires a manual configuration. Yet, we have all the information given here. You can choose and move ahead for configuring your Yahoo mailbox into iMail.

How to Setup Yahoo Email on iPhone automatically

  • Start from your iPhone, open the iOS Settings app
  • Now, tap on Mail
  • Then, tap on Accounts
  • Also, tap on Add Account
  • Here, tap on Yahoo
  • You need to enter your complete Yahoo Mail address and password, then tap on Sign in
  • If you want, you can disable aspects of Yahoo Mail from syncing
  • Final step is to tap on Save button
  • That’s all

How to Setup Yahoo Email on iPhone Manually

  • Start from your iPhone’s home screen and open the iOS Settings app
  • Here, tap on Mail (or Mail, Contacts, Calendar on older devices)
  • Then, tap on Accounts button
  • Now, tap on Add Account
  • Also, find the Other option, tap on it
  • You need to enter your complete email address and password, then tap on Next button
  • Then, you should enter these IMAP settings for incoming and outgoing servers for your Yahoo mail account
  • 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 ([email protected])
  • Password – Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication – Yes
  • Now, enter your email address for the username, then tap on Next button
  • Always, make sure Use SSL is ON and Server Port is 587, then tap on Done

You have successfully configured it

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