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What Are the Yahoo! Mail SMTP Settings?

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Question: What Are the Yahoo! Mail SMTP Settings?
Looking for the Yahoo! Mail SMTP server settings?
Answer: The Yahoo! Mail SMTP server settings for sending mail through Yahoo! Mail from any email program are:
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP server address: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP user name: Your full Yahoo! Mail email address (including "@yahoo.com")
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP port: 465
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

Note that these settings may not work in all desktop email programs. For a universal solution, see the Yahoo! Mail Plus settings below.

To download mail from Yahoo! Mail to your email program, see the

Yahoo! Mail Plus SMTP Server Settings

The SMTP server settings for Yahoo! Mail Plus accounts are:

  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP server address: plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP user name: Your Yahoo! Mail user name
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP password: Your Yahoo! Mail password
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP port: 465
  • Yahoo! Mail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

(Updated January 2012)

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