How to Access free Yahoo Mail in Mac OS X Mail?

Steps to Access Mac OS X Mail

Are you one of those who want to access their Mac Os X Mail with Free Yahoo service? If yes, then no need to worry as here we have mentioned probably the easiest steps to configure these settings in your device. Although, in order to make the below-mentioned steps successful, you need to use the IMAP server, which enables you to download, and manage new import messages at your email address.

Steps to Access Mac OS X Mail with Free Yahoo! Mail

Follow these step-by-step instructions to set up your Apple mail client to work with Yahoo.

  1. To begin with, open your Mac OS X Mail Account on your device, using your personalized credentials such as Apple Mail Id and Password.
  2. In the next step, tap Mail option simply by exploring Menu, and go for Preferences under the Mail. (Mail > Preferences from the Menu).
  3. After completed the above-mentioning steps, you will be prompted to the next screen, where you need to go to the Accounts
  4. Under the Accounts tab, you need to click the ‘+’ symbol to add a new account (presented at the bottom of the Accounts list).
  5. After this, Type your name under Full Name category and your Yahoo! Mail address (including under Email Address.
  6. In the next step, enter your Yahoo! Mail password under Password category and make sure automatically set up account is not checked.
  7. After fill up the complete details, now click on the Continue tab to move into the next stage.
  8. In the next screen, fill all the necessary fields of Incoming Mail Server in the following manner-
  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Description: You can type a description for your mail
  • Incoming Mail Server:
  • User Name: Type your Yahoo username
  • Password: Type your Yahoo password
  1. Once the above-mentioned information filled in the specified fields, click on Continue and you will be directed to next page where you need to fill all the mandatory fields of Outgoing Mail Server as follows-
  • Description: You can type a description for your mail (such as Yahoo)
  • Outgoing Mail Server: and make sure Use only this server is not checked.
  • User Name: Type your Yahoo username (
  • Password: Type your Yahoo password

Note: You have to select the checkbox in front of the Use Authentication option

  1. After the completion of the process, click on the Continue You will be prompted to the next screen where you can check the Account Summary.
  2. After this, click on Create option and you are done with the process.

With these above-mentioned processes, you can now able to check your Yahoo emails from Mac OS X Mail (Apple Mail) in case you find something wrong and are not able to run this process we suggest you contact Yahoo customer care USA in order to take assistance.

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