How To Set Up Microsoft Outlook 2010 for Yahoo Mail?

On this web page, we will help you to set up your Yahoo! Mail account in the Outlook 2010 email client. Before beginning the setup process, have a look at the Incoming and Outgoing Mail server settings of Yahoo! Mail. You might need this if you choose to set up the email account manually.

How To Set Up Microsoft Outlook 2010 for Yahoo Mail



  • Server Address:
  • Port Number: 995
  • SSL Requires: Yes


  • Server Address:
  • Port Number: 993
  • SSL Requires: Yes

Outgoing Mail Server Settings 


  • Server Address:
  • Port Number: 465 or 587
  • SSL Requires: Yes

Prepare for the setup process:

  1. First, check if you have enabled two-step verification for your Yahoo account. If yes, create an app password as well.
  2. If you haven’t enabled the 2-step verification option for your Yahoo account, then turn the allow apps that use less secure sign-in option ON.
  3. To do it, sign in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  4. Go to your Profile name and click the Account Info command.
  5. Now, a window titled Account Security will open.
  6. Scroll down the window and click the toggle button beside the Allow apps that use less secure sign-in option.

Now, carry out the steps that are given below to set up your Yahoo! Mail account in Outlook 2010.

  • Launch the Outlook 2010 application on your computer.
  • Click the File tab followed by Info.
  • Select the Add Account button.
  • Choose the Manually configure server settings option.
  • Select Internet E-mail.
  • On the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box, enter the required information in the corresponding fields correctly.
  • Click the More Settings button on the same dialog box.
  • Go to the Outgoing Server tab of the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box.
  • Enable the first two options. 
  • Now, go to the Advanced tab and enter the port numbers and encryption type for the incoming and outgoing mail servers.
  • Click the OK button followed by Test Account Settings.
  • If you have configured your account correctly, then you will receive the test mail successfully.
  • If not, re-configure your account.

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