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What Are the Yahoo SMTP Settings for Email?

SMTP or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is the Outgoing Mail Server setting. This set of communication guidelines allows the email server to transmit the email over the internet. Most of the email software is using SMTP for the communication purpose. And for the incoming email setting, there are two protocols called POP3 and IMAP.  Email needs both of the settings of protocol for easily sending and receiving emails. Yahoo SMTP settings for sending emails to any other email address.

Find here the Yahoo SMTP settings:

  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP server address: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP user name: Your full Yahoo! Mail email address (including “@yahoo.com”)
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP port: 465
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

But sadly, you may face an issue in desktop email programs after configuring this setup.  You can follow the below-stated Yahoo smtp settings for Yahoo Mail Plus for a universal solution.

  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP server address: plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP username: Your Yahoo! Mail username
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP port: 465
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

To download the email from the Yahoo email server to the email program of your system you need to set up the IMAP protocol. Here are the settings of IMAP for Yahoo email:

  • Yahoo! Mail IMAP server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • IMAP port: 993
  • IMAP TLS/SSL: yes
  • IMAP user name: Your full Yahoo! Mail address
  • IMAP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • SMTP port: 465 (you can try 587 as an alternative)
  • SMTP TLS/SSL: yes
  • SMTP username: Your complete Yahoo! Mail address
  • SMTP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password

You can simply download your email to the Yahoo account using the POP protocol. Here is the set up for POP settings for Yahoo email.

  • Yahoo! Mail POP server address: plus.pop.mail.yahoo.com (or pop.mail.yahoo.com)
  • Yahoo! Mail POP user name: Your Yahoo! Mail username (if your Yahoo! Mail address is john@yahoo.com, for example, the username is John; as an alternative, you can try your full Yahoo! Mail address — including “@yahoo.com”)
  • Yahoo! Mail POP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail POP port: 995
  • Yahoo! Mail POP TLS/SSL required: yes

To discontinue the POP access, you need to simply remove the POP settings of your Yahoo account.

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