Yahoo Email Account in Outlook Express: Step by step configuration settings

If you have came across to this article then I am sure you must have used Outlook Express to get to your mails whether from Gmail or personal web hosting account… but for Yahoo email users this is not so easy to configure their account with Outlook Express. Though; you know that there is no direct support inbuilt in Yahoo mail and Outlook Express, but using a third party small application it can be integrated well… without any advanced skill applied… only you need to follow the step by step description given below:

So to integrate Yahoo Mail Account into Outlook Express, you need YPOPs a free desktop utility for Windows… you can download this application for free from the link here.

So I assume you have downloaded the application, run it then follow these step:

1. Open Outlook Express from Start Menu > Programs.

2. From the tools menu select Accounts…

3. Doing so will pop up the Internet Accounts window to set up the email client if you already have any other account added it will also show up here.

4. First Select Mail Tab and then click on Add…

5. The Internet Connection Wizard pop-up window is now displayed. Enter the desired name you wish to be displayed in the mail box when you send any mail through outlook and click next.

6.  Now give your full yahoo address including and click next..

7. Now Select POP3 drop down menu from the window arrives and Type “localhost” for both Incoming (POP3) and Outgoing mail (SMTP) servers.  Click Next..

8.  Now this is the time to provide outlook with the yahoo user id and password so that every time you open outlook it don’t ask for the password ( However you can omit this option by unticking Remember “My Password Option” if you want further privacy but remember doing so will not prevent anybody from viewing the mails already stored in your mailbox only this will cause for the new massage arriving.  Click Next and then Finish…

9.  Now from the Internet Accounts window ( You already know how to where to find mentioned above ) select Localhost and then properties and from the windows comes choose Servers tab and in the bottom tick the checkbox My server requires authentication. and choose settings…

10. In the Outgoing Mail Server window, check the Log on using button and enter your Yahoo! Mail address as the Account name and your Yahoo! Mail password as the password. And click ok

Finished Everything.

Now you have successfully configured your Yahoo account with Outlook Express…

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