How to Backup Yahoo Emails?

by Lily Watson Senior Consultant

Well-grounded web services provider, Yahoo, aka Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle has given us a ton of services in the early 90s. Yahoo was once known for its best services including Yahoo mail, search engine, Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, and many more.


These services provided by Yahoo are regularly updating and amaze its users with new features and characteristics.  If any of the user face an issue while using the service can use the Yahoo Customer Service Number and get it solved.


One such amazing service is a backup of Yahoo emails. But why does a user need to backup yahoo mails?


There may be different reasons for every other user. Maybe the user wants to migrate to another platform or maybe a user finds other platforms more attractive. There may be several reasons. One of the main reasons dates back to September 2016, when Yahoo uncovered that almost 500 million Yahoo mail accounts were undermined.


Who would not want their mail to be secure and safe? Well, everyone does. Here are ways one can back up emails. Still, if any user has trouble can use yahoo support contact number.

Learn How Can I Setup My Yahoo Account With Outlook


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This method is Used When One Want to Export Using Microsoft Outlook:


  • Step 1: Log in to yahoo mail, click on the Account Info found under your Account Picture.

  • Step 2: Now, see onto your left pane and click on Account security.

  • Step 3: Under Account Security, select Manage App passwords.

  • Step 4: A popup window will appear on your screen. Now, you have to choose Outlook desktop and under that click Generate.

  • Step 5: Once you click Generate, an app password will be generated. This password will be used later when you have to add a Yahoo mail account to Outlook desktop client. All you need to do is copy this password and tap Done.

Your Work is not Over Yet. Now all You Have to do is in Outlook:

  • Step 1: Click on the Add Button in the Outlook found under the Files section.

  • Step 2: Here, after entering your yahoo mail, tap on the Connect tab.

  • Step 3: Earlier generated App password to be entered here and then click on the Connect Button.

  • Step 4: Select Done.


To make sure it has been configured successfully or not, checks by opening Outlook desktop client.

For any further Q & A Contact Yahoo Helpline Number UK.

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