How To Set Thunderbird For Yahoo Mail?

How To Set Thunderbird For Yahoo Mail?

Here are the steps for configuring Thunderbird for Yahoo Mail:-

  • Launch the Thunderbird application from your desktop.
  • Enter your Yahoo mail ID and password.
  • Click Continue to continue.
  • Select IMAP or POP3 as the incoming mail settings in Mail Account¬†Setup.
  • If the IMAP account configuration is selected, enter the credentials shown below;

Incoming mail server: imap.mail.yahoo.com

Port number: 993

Encryption: SSL

  • Use the information given for the POP3 account.

Incoming mail server: pop3.mail.yahoo.com

Port numbers: 995

Encryption: SSL

  • With these data, check to see if the outgoing mail server setup is correct.

Outgoing mail server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com

Port numbers: 587/465

Encryption: TLS/SSL

  • After you’ve completed all of the fields, click Create Account. If you have any additional questions about how to configure Thunderbird for Yahoo Mail, use the call button on the screen.

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