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Set up or remove a Yahoo Mail account in the iOS Mail app

All apple mobile devices come with a pre-installed email app. While this app won't give you access to more advanced features found in the Yahoo Mail app, such as managing folders, account info, and themes, you can add a number of Yahoo Mail accounts to send and receive emails from it.

  Note - Older iOS versions do not support automated setup. Manually add a Yahoo Mail account using IMAP settings if the automated option is missing.

Add a Yahoo Mail account using the iOS automated setup

  1. Open the iOS Settings app.
  2. Tap Mail.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap Add Accounts.
  5. Tap Yahoo.
  6. Follow the prompts to sign in.

Update fetch settings to get timely notifications

The iOS environment supports 2 kinds of email notifications - Push and Fetch. Yahoo Mail is designed to work with Fetch, which will check for new emails at regular time intervals. You can decide how frequently the app checks.

  1. Open the iOS Settings app.
  2. Tap Mail.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap Fetch New Data.
  5. Tap a time interval at the bottom.
  6. Tap your Yahoo Mail account.
  7. Make sure that "Fetch" is selected.

Remove a Yahoo Mail account

  1. Open the iOS Settings app.
  2. Tap Mail.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap your Yahoo Mail account.
  5. Tap Delete Account.
  6. Tap Delete from my iPhone to confirm.