Simple Mail Transfer Protocol or popularly known as SMTP server is the email exchange server for email client application for user end. This is primarily use to send emails from your email client application. When you configure your Email account on some Email client Application, then you can send mail using the SMTP settings only.

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Yahoo users can also configure and set up their Yahoo mail account on some email client application. This is to use your account in offline mode and your emails and conversation backup in your computer system. When you install any such applications as MS Outlook or Thunderbird on your computer, you need to configure your account with the server settings.

In case, you are experiencing the server setting error or SMTP error; this will not let you send emails. Yet, you can receive email in your account as the incoming settings are working. There are two types of servers available; one is IMAP and another is POP server.

We have settings for both of these servers; you just need to correct settings from any of these servers. Make sure that, you are using the correct server settings respectively with your settings.

IMAP sever settings for Yahoo! Mail account

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server

  • Server – imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 993
  • Requires SSL – Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server – smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Your login info

  • Email address – Your full email address
  • Password – Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Or, POP server settings when you are using the same settings while configuring your Yahoo Account on the Email Client Application.

POP sever settings for Yahoo! Mail account

Incoming Mail (POP) Server

  • Server – pop.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 995
  • Requires SSL – Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

  • Server – smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Port – 465 or 587
  • Requires SSL – Yes
  • Requires TLS – Yes (if available)
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Your login info

  • Email address – Your full email address
  • Password – Your account’s password
  • Requires authentication – Yes

Here, you can either use the specific settings or you can choose to configure it once again. Once you are done with the settings, then go for testing it by sending a test mail to your own account.

If you need any other assistance for Yahoo Smtp error then you can get in touch with us on toll free yahoo customer support number for getting instant support.

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