The Yahoo Outlook Connection

This page provides the information you need to make a Yahoo Outlook connection. We've developed and tested Yahoo Mail Outlook connection procedures for Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2003. Each procedure walks you through the whole process step-by-step.

Why would you want to do this? What's the benefit of moving your email from Yahoo to Outlook? Here are two big benefits: convenience and power.

  • Convenience - Wouldn't it be more convenient to get all your email in one place? Right now, some of your email is going into your Outlook Inbox, and some of it is going to your Yahoo Mail Inbox. All your physical mail gets delivered to a single mailbox - shouldn't your electronic mail work the same?

  • Power - The Yahoo Mail interface works well enough. But when you copy your email from Yahoo to Outlook, you get the benefit of all of Outlook's powerful email and personal information management tools. You'll be able to apply Outlook's rules and folders to your Yahoo mail, and take advantage of Outlook's tight integration between email and your calendar, contacts, tasks and so on. All it takes is a few minutes to set up your Yahoo Mail Outlook connection.

IMPORTANT: To keep things from getting too confusing, all our Outlook 2010 information now resides on a separate site. If you are using Outlook 2010, you want to be on this Yahoo Outlook 2010 connection page.

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Click the button below for detailed instructions on exactly how to set this all up. You'll be pleasantly surprised at how fast and easy this is to set up.

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