What is the Yahoo SMTP server

Yahoo! Mail

Applies to Yahoo! Germany

Incoming mail server:POP3: pop.mail.yahoo.com (SSL Port 995)
IMAP: imap.mail.yahoo.com (SSL Port 993)
Outgoing mail server:smtp.mail.yahoo.com (SSL Port 465)
User name:User name
Particularities:Uses SMTP authentication
You must first activate POP3 and SMTP access in your account
These data apply to the German version of Yahoo! Mail. In other countries it may not be possible to use POP3 and SMTP for free
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Yahoo! Mail

Often times, an email address is the first thing an Internet user creates. There are extensive offers from popular providers for a free email address. This e-mail service can be accessed without software download and from a computer connected to the Internet. The free providers ask users to log into the website of the e-mail service at regular intervals, otherwise they can be deactivated. Yahoo would be a suitable email provider. But what makes Yahoo so special?

Design, functions and linking

The design at Yahoo can be selected individually. A pool of images and motifs is available. However, the mailbox is not ad-free. The provider Yahoo automatically personalizes the advertising after registration and collects all of the user's online data. The emails can be sorted individually in the inbox. For example, the user can specify that all emails with the same subject are displayed together. If an e-mail is lost because the overview becomes difficult, a separate search can quickly be started. In this way, the emails and their attachments can be found again. Contacts can be easily imported. The storage space was estimated at one terabyte at Yahoo. This means that the user does not have to worry about the lack of space in the mailbox.
Yahoo can also be successfully installed on a smartphone or tablet with an Android or iOS operating system. Larger files can be downloaded using Dropbox or Flickr. There's a preview right in your inbox so you don't have to leave Yahoo Mail. A chat can also take place using the Yahoo Messenger. The user sees the most frequently used contacts in the menu, so that these can be easily selected when transmitting new messages.

Yahoo Mail in Outlook

The Yahoo can easily be set up in Outlook 2010. Some identification data such as name and email address must be entered. It is good to tick the "Save password" box so that the password does not have to be entered again. Before the e-mail exchange works, Yahoo Pop3 to be activated. The incoming mail server is pop.mail.yahoo.de. Imap is currently not supported by Yahoo. The outgoing mail server (SMTP) is smtp.mail.yahoo.de.

The general conclusion

Yahoo offers some helpful features and also proves to be useful with the technical links. Overall, Yahoo is suitable if a user wants to send and receive a lot of emails. The enormous storage space speaks for itself.