Set up Yahoo Mail in Outlook on Android and iOS Device

One of the best features that users love about Yahoo Mail is the flexibility to use it on various types of devices. Yahoo Mail is so compatible and easy-to-use email service that you can access your Yahoo Mail account on various devices by performing a simply email configuring process. If you are looking to configure your Yahoo Mail in Outlook on Android or iOS device, you can do so easily by following the information provided below.

Steps to Set up Yahoo Mail in Outlook for Android and for iOS Devices

Below, you can find the step by step instructions on setting up your Yahoo Mail account on Outlook for Android and for iOS.

Steps to Configure Yahoo Mail Account on Outlook for Android

  1. On your Android device, go to the application menu screen and tap on the Google Play Store app icon. You will be directed to the Google Play Store.
  2. Once the Google Play Store opens on your screen, tap on the search bar and enter Outlook for Android. A list of auto-suggestion will appear on the screen. From the list, tap on the Outlook for Android option. You will be directed to the installation window of Outlook for Android.
  3. Simply, tap on the Install button and wait until the application gets downloaded and installed to your Android device.
  4. Once the application gets downloaded, go back to the application menu and tap on the Outlook for Android application. You will be directed to the Outlook app’s page.
  5. On the Outlook app’s page, tap on the GET STARTED button. On the next page, you will be prompted to enter your email address.
  6. Type in your Yahoo email address in the provided field and tap on the Continue button. Then, on the next screen, you will need to tap on the Next button.
  7. Next, you will need to enter your Yahoo Mail password and tap on the Sign in button.
  8. On the next screen, you will be prompted with a notification which reads – “By agreeing, you will allow Microsoft Outlook to access:
  9. Yahoo Contacts (Read and write)
  10. Yahoo Calendar (Read and write)
  11. Profiles (Read and write)
  12. Yahoo Mail (Read and write)
  13. Yahoo Mail (Full access)
  14. Here, you will need to tap on the Agree button. Wait until the Authentication process gets completed. Once the verification process gets completed, you will be prompted on the next screen with a prompt – “Would you like to add another account now?”. Simply, tap on the CONTINUE button.
  15. Finally, Outlook will guide you through a couple of screens to make you familiar with important features that you will get to use with your Yahoo Mail account. After going through the guiding screens, you will be directed to your Yahoo Mail inbox.

And this is how you can easily set up your Yahoo Mail account in Outlook for Android application on your device. Now, to set up your Yahoo Mail account in Outlook for iOS application on your device, you will need to follow the step by step instructions provided below.

Steps to Configure Yahoo Mail Account on Outlook for iOS

  1. On your iOS device, go to the application menu screen and tap on the App Store application icon. You will be directed to the App Store.
  2. In the App Store screen, you will need to tap on the Search icon located on the lower-right corner of the screen.
  3. In the Search bar, you will need to enter “Outlook for ios” and tap on the Search option located on the lower-right corner of the screen. Wait until you are directed to the Outlook for iOS app screen.
  4. In the Outlook for iOS screen, you will need to tap on the GET button. Wait until the application gets downloaded and installed.
  5. Once the application is installed on your iOS device, go back to the application menu of your device and tap on the Microsoft Outlook app icon.
  6. Once the Outlook application opens on your screen, you will be prompted to enter your email address. Type in your Yahoo email address in the prompted field and tap on the Add Account button. On the next screen, you will need to tap on the Next button.
  7. Then, you will be asked to enter your password in the provided field. Type in your Yahoo Mail account password and tap on the Sign in button.
  8. On the next screen, you will be prompted with a notification which reads – “By agreeing, you will allow Microsoft Outlook to access:
  9. Yahoo Contacts (Read and write)
  10. Yahoo Calendar (Read and write)
  11. Profiles (Read and write)
  12. Yahoo Mail (Read and write)
  13. Yahoo Mail (Full access)
  14. Here, you will need to allow permission to Microsoft Outlook by tapping on the Agree button located on the lower-right corner. Wait until the authentication process doesn’t get completed.
  15. On the next screen, you will be prompted with a notification which reads “Would you like to add another account”. If you wish to add another account, tap on the “Let’s do it” button, otherwise, tap on the “Maybe Later” button.
  16. After that, Outlook will guide you through a couple of screens to make you familiar with important features that you will get to use with your Yahoo Mail account. After going through the guiding screens, you will be directed to your Yahoo Mail inbox.

So, this is how you can configure your Yahoo Mail account in Outlook for iOS app.

Once you have configured your Yahoo Mail account on Outlook for Android or Outlook for iOS app, you can easily use Outlook to send and receive emails in your Yahoo Mail account.

Updated: February 28, 2019 — 4:26 am

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