Yahoo mail not only easy to operate but it also has some outstanding features which lure you to use this email service for personal or professional purpose. If you use Yahoo’s email service for your business, baking up your email is important so that you don’t lose important contacts or other information. It is very important to save your email in the event you decide to close your Yahoo Mail account at some future date. Yahoo Mail Account doesn’t offer a clear way to do the backup, but you can also use different workarounds which include dragging and dropping messages, forwarding Yahoo emails to another address, or settings up POP mail retrieval. Whether you have Yahoo Mail plus or Yahoo Mail basic, use the option which best meets your requirements.
Method 1- Dragging and Dropping
You will just have to create a folder on your PC where you can store Yahoo messages. Then, right-click on your PC desktop, click on “New” and after that, click on “Folder” appears in the drop-down menu. On a Mac device, click on “File” appears on the Finder menu and after that, select “New Folder”
Now, start your Yahoo email account and then, open a message you want to backup
Choose all of the content and then, drag and drop the message into your folder. Repeat this procedure for every email which you want to save
Method 2- Forwarding Yahoo Messages to Another Address
First of all, click on the “gear” icon or the “Options” link appears in your Yahoo email account
Now, click on the “POP and Forwarding” link and after that, click on the button that appears just next to “Forward Yahoo Mail to Another Email Address”. Then, enter the address to which you actually want your Yahoo messages forwarded
Click on the “Save” link to save your settings and a copy of your Yahoo emails will be now forwarded to the address which you specified
Set up POP Mail Retrieval
First of all, log in to your Yahoo mail Plus account, click on the “gear” icon, or the “Options” link and after that, click on “Mail Options” appears from the drop-down menu. Now, click on the button that appears next to “Access Yahoo Mail via POP” to activate this setting and after that, click on an option to specify whether you want to include spam messages or not and click on “Save” link to complete the setup the POP access so that you can send Yahoo emails to another email client.
Start an email client and set up Yahoo as a new account. Now, access Yahoo’s “Receiving Email in Another Email Program” page to get detailed instructions for your specific program. For example, using Mozilla Thunderbird, click on “New” that appears under the File menu, choose “Mail Account” and then, enter the required information including your Yahoo Mail plus credentials (email address & password)
Now, enter your server settings in the designated areas. Now, type “pop.mail.yahoo.com” in the Incoming Server Name text field and then, enter “smtp.mail.yahoo com” in the Outgoing Server field. Enter your Yahoo email address without the “@yahoo.com” suffix in the Account Name or Login Name field. Just like, if your Yahoo email address is “firstname.lastname@example.org”, you will have to enter “Your email”’
Just configure your email client to save the messages on the Yahoo server after they download. This way, you can still recover them from your Yahoo email account if required
These are a few steps that you have to follow to backup Yahoo Mail Account and it is recommended to follow them carefully to avoid any issue. If still you are facing any issue then, call on Yahoo Service for instant and reliable help. The teams are highly experienced and will serve you best in resolving the issue