Outlook is one of the best email service providers but it is not free of errors. People sometimes complain about how outlook stopped working with Yahoo mail so, here we are going to tell you how you can fix your Yahoo mail on the Outlook application. 


Fix Outlook Unable to Connect with Yahoo Mail

There are two methods that you can try if outlook cannot connect to yahoo mail. 

  • Confirm IMAP Settings
  • Generate a password for the app

Read the steps on how you can fix it. 

  • Confirm IMAP settings

It is very important to check the IMAP settings if your yahoo mail stopped working in outlook. Follow these steps and make sure to do the same. 

  1. Open your Yahoo mail account in the Outlook application and then open the IMAP settings of the mail account.
  2. After that, you need to enter the following details. 

Incoming Mail:

  • Server: imop.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 993
  • Encryption method: SSL/TLS

Outgoing Mail: 

  • Server: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port: 465
  • Encryption method: SSL/TLS

Also, check off the box of Secure Password Authentication and then click on done after typing your password. 


  • Generate a password for the app

Another method that you can try when your outlook not working with Yahoo mail is to create a password for the Outlook app. You should create a new password as the regular account password won’t work here. 

You can do this from the Account info section of your Yahoo mail account. This will fix the problem your Yahoo mails facing with the outlook app. 


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