Updated February 9, 2013
Save Yourself Time and Hassles by Setting Up a Yahoo Outlook Connection for Your Email
Let’s talk about how to make a Yahoo Outlook connection. That is, let’s go through the process of setting up a Yahoo Mail account and Outlook to work together. First, let’s talk about why you might want to do this.
Creating a connection between these two great products will make your life easier, since it lets you work with all of your mail in one place. Checking your mail in two different places makes no sense when you don’t have to. I’ve personally helped hundreds of people connect these two products together, which takes a few minutes work up front but results in lots of convenience and time saved thereafter. If you spend your days working in Outlook, but your Yahoo Mail is important to you, the benefits of setting this up are clear.
As I mentioned above, I’ve helped hundreds of people get Yahoo and Outlook working together. That means the instructions I provide are well tested and have the kinks worked out. There are a lot of steps but that’s intentional. If you’ve looked around the Web at other sites that purport to show you how to set this up, you’ve probably seen that their instructions are short, but assume you know all about obscure Outlook settings, virtual ports, email protocols and the like.
My instructions aren’t like that. My instructions are written on the assumption that you are just a normal person who wants to make this happen. There are lots of steps because I don’t assume that you have any special computer knowledge. We do one thing at a time, and I explain exactly what you need to do in each step. That means there are lots of steps, but anyone who can follow directions can complete those steps. So don’t worry. You can definitely do this.
There is one other side effect of my providing very detailed instructions for making this connection. Some of the details vary depending on which version of Outlook you have. So I have to send you to the correct set of instructions for the version of Outlook you are using. Click one of the links below to get instructions for your specific version of Outlook. In just a little while you will have your Yahoo Outlook connection up and running.
- Make a Yahoo Outlook 2010 Connection
- Make a Yahoo Outlook 2007 Connection
- Make a Yahoo Outlook 2003 Connection