How To Configure Mailbird Yahoo Settings?

Are you sick of logging in to your Yahoo account to check your personal emails and then moving to Mailbird for your professional emails? Welcome to this page. Here, we will let you know the Mailbird Yahoo settings required to configure Yahoo Mail in Mailbird.

Mailbird is a simple email program, unlike Outlook. We know Outlook is more popular, but users get cramped with more features on a single page. Mailbird is a new email client and makes the emailing job more simple for a standard user.

Are you sick of logging in to your Yahoo account to check your personal emails and then moving to Mailbird for your professional emails? Welcome to this page. Here, we will let you know the Mailbird Yahoo email settings required to configure Yahoo Mail in Mailbird.

Mailbird is a simple email program, unlike Outlook. We know Outlook is more popular, but users get cramped with more features on a single page. Mailbird is a new email client and makes the emailing job more simple for a standard user.

Before you add your Yahoo account to Mailbird, you need to know about the Yahoo Incoming and Outgoing settings.

Yahoo Incoming Mail Server (IMAP)

  • Step 1: Yahoo Incoming server: imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Step 2: Incoming port number: 993
  • Step 3: Incoming server security: SSL (Secure Shell)
  • Step 4: IMAP Username: Your Yahoo email address
  • Step 5: IMAP password: Your Yahoo email password

Yahoo Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)

  • Step 1 : Yahoo Outgoing server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Step 2 : Outgoing Port number: 465
  • Step 3 : Outgoing server security: SSL (Secure Shell)
  • Step 4 : SMTP username: Your Yahoo email address
  • Step 5 : SMTP password: Your Yahoo email password

Here are the steps to configure the Mailbird Yahoo settings.

  • Step 1 : Open the Mailbird application; the Welcome message appears on the screen.
  • Step 2 : Click the Mailbird menu and select Options -> Accounts.
  • Step 3 : Click the + icon to add the account; the Create Account dialog box appears.
  • Step 4 : Type the name in the Your Name text box.
  • Step 5 : Enter the Yahoo email password in the Password text box.
  • Step 6 : Click the Continue button; the Mailbird application will detect the server settings for the account.
  • Step 7 : Click the Edit Server Settings option and enter the IMAP and SMTP information.
  • Step 8 : Click the IMAP option.
  • Step 9 : Enter imap.mail.yahoo.com in the Server name text box.
  • Step 10 : Enter 993 (IMAP) in the Port text box.
  • Step 11 : Select SSL/TLS in the Encryption list box.
  • Step 12 : Confirm the username and password.
  • Step 13 : Under Outgoing Server, type smtp.mail.yahoo.com in the Username text box.
  • Step 14 : Type 465 in the Port text box.
  • Step 15 : Select SSL/TLS.
  • Step 16 : Click the Requires Authentication checkbox.
  • Step 17 : Once the configuration is complete, check the information.
  • Step 18 : Click the Continue button.

You have successfully seen the steps for Mailbird Yahoo settings.