How to Set Up or Remove a Yahoo Mail Account in the iOS Mail app?

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Generally, you will see that all the mobile devices of Apple come loaded with a default email application. Although this email application doesn’t provide you access to all the advanced features you use in the Yahoo Mail application (for example your Account info, Folder Management, and Themes), however, you can add multiple Yahoo Mail accounts to it for sending and receiving emails messages. To know how to set up or remove a Yahoo Mail account in the iOS Mail app, you will need to follow the information provided in this guide.

Guide to Add a Yahoo Mail Account Using the iOS Automated Setup

NOTE: It is to be noted that this option is only available for the latest versions of the operating system.

  1. To begin with, you will first need to open the iOS Settings app on your iOS device.
  2. Once you are in the settings section of your iOS device, you will need to tap on the Accounts & Passwords You will be directed to the next screen.
  3. On the next screen, you will need to tap on the Add Account option. Doing so will display a list of common email services on the next screen.
  4. From the list of email services, you will need to select the Yahoo Mail You will be directed to the next screen where you will be prompted to enter your email address and password of your Yahoo Mail account.
  5. So, enter the email address and password of your Yahoo Mail account in the provided field, then tap on the Sign-in
  6. If you want you can optionally disable aspects of Yahoo Mail from synchronizing.
  7. Once you are done making the above-mentioned changes, you will need to tap on the Save

Guide to Add a Yahoo Mail Account using IMAP Settings (Manual Configuration)

NOTE: It is to be noted that this option is available for older versions of the operating system, especially for those OS that does not support the automatic configuration process.

  1. To begin with, you will first need to open the iOS Settings app on your device.
  2. Once you are in the settings section of your iOS device, you will need to tap on the Accounts & Passwords

NOTE: In case you do not find the Accounts & Passwords option in the Settings section, you will need to look for the Mail, Contacts, Calendar option.

  1. On the next screen, you will need to tap on the Add Account This will direct you to the next screen where you will see the list of different email services.
  2. From the list of email services, you will need to tap on the other This will take you to the next screen where you will be prompted to enter your email address and password.
  3. So, enter your complete email address and password of your Yahoo Mail account in the provided field, and then tap on the Next
  4. On the next screen, you will need to enter the Yahoo Mail IMAP settings for incoming and outgoing servers.
  5. Then, you will need to enter your email address in the user name field, and then tap on the Next
  6. After that, you will need to ensure that “Use SSL” is enabled and “Server Port” is set to587. Then, simply tap on the Done

Guide to Update Fetch Settings to Get Timely Notifications

The iOS platform is known for supports two types of email notifications – Fetch and Push. Yahoo Mail is designed to function with Fetch notification, which is known for checking for new email messages at regular time intervals. You can adjust the time interval as per your preferences whenever you wish to.

  1. On your iOS device, go to the applications menu and tap on the Settings app icon. This will open the settings section of your iOS device.
  2. Once you are in the settings section, you will need to tap on the Accounts & Passwords
  3. Next, you will need to tap on the Fetch New Data
  4. Then, you will need to select the time interval option located at the bottom.
  5. After that, you will need to tap on your Yahoo Mail account and ensure that the “Fetch” option is selected.

Steps to Remove a Yahoo Mail Account

  1. Go to the settings section of your iOS device by tapping on the Settings app icon.
  2. In the Settings section, you will need to tap on the Accounts & Passwords
  3. Then, you will need to select your Yahoo Mail account.
  4. After that, you will need to tap on the Delete Account

So, these are the different steps that you will need to follow to set up or remove your Yahoo Mail account in the iOS Mail application.

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