Recently many users聽have聽complained聽about their issues on iPhone. One of the common issues that users face is that Yahoo Mail is not working on their iPhone. When they discover Yahoo Mail not working on iPhone issue, they immediately go to the Yahoo support forums for solutions.

While Yahoo always tells users to download and use their latest Yahoo Mail application on their iOS devices, but here we will聽bring聽in some solutions that might help resolve the issue for iPhone users.

1: Basic Solutions to Fix Yahoo Mail Not Working on iPhone

If the聽Yahoo Mail features are not working properly, you can follow this guide, which has some basic solutions to fix this issue.

Option 1: Sign in and out of Yahoo Account

Step 1. If you are not receiving the emails in your inbox, you can sign out and then again sign in to your Yahoo account.

Step 2. Go to Yahoo mail -> Sign out of your account. Open Yahoo mail and then sign in with the correct ID and password.


Option 2: Delete and Re-add聽Yahoo Mail on Your iPhone

For this common issue, you can delete the Yahoo Mail (if you have added it before) from iOS Mail on your iPhone and then re-add Yahoo Mail to it.

Step 1. Open Settings and enter聽Accounts & Passwords.

Step 2. Tap on your Yahoo account and then tap Delete Account.

Step 3. Now go to聽Settings and聽Accounts & Passwords聽again.

Step 4. Tap Add Account and then choose Yahoo.

Step 5. Enter the Yahoo Mail address and password and sign in.聽You can now read all your emails again on your iPhone.


Option 3: Enable Cellular Data

The issue of Yahoo mail not working on iPhone can arise if you have not enabled cellular data for the Mail app. If you are out of Wi-Fi coverage, this may happen聽on your iPhone.聽Just open Settings -> Cellular -> Toggle the Mail app on.

Confirm cellular service

Option 4: Update iOS Version to the Latest

The old iOS versions will always have some bugs. Update your iPhone to the latest iOS versions to fix the bugs in existing versions.

Go to Settings -> General -> Software Update.

This is to check if there is any new iOS software update available. Make sure your device is connected to a Wi-Fi network to update.


Option 5: Set SMTP Server

You can also set SMTP server and check if the issue is resolved. Follow the steps to set SMPT server.

Step 1. Go to Settings and then Accounts & Passwords.

Step 2. Choose Yahoo! -> Account -> Outgoing Mail Server SMTP -> Other SMTP Servers.

Step 3. The Hostname will be Enter name and password.

Step 4. You need to set the port to 465 or 587 and SSL to Yes.


Option 6: Use Yahoo Mail App

If there is something wrong with Yahoo emails on your iPhone, you can download and install the Yahoo Mail app from App Store.

Step 1. Open App Store and type Yahoo Mail in the Search bar.

Step 2. Locate the app and install on your iPhone.

Step 3. Log in to your Yahoo account. You can now read all your Yahoo emails on your iPhone.


Option 7: Generate Third-Party App Passwords

Follow these steps if Yahoo prompts you to use third-party passwords during sign-in from other apps, such as the iOS Mail app.

Step 1. Sign in to your account on web and go to Account Security page.

Step 2. Click on Generate app passwords or Manage app passwords.

Step 3. Your app will be displayed in the drop-down list. Select it and click Generate.

Step 4. Follow the instructions and click Done. Now, you should use this app password with your email address to sign in.


2: Alternative Way to聽Fix聽Yahoo Mail Not Working on iPhone

The issue of Yahoo Mail not working on iPhone can also be solved using alternative ways.

One of the most secure and advanced data recovery tools, iMyFone D-Back can help you solve this issue. This software supports even the latest iPhone running on the latest iOS version. You can use D-Back to fix various issues arising on an iPhone.

Windows version    Mac version

Fix Yahoo Mail Not Working on iPhone with Standard Mode Function

Step 1.Open D-Back on your computer and choose “Fix iOS System”.聽Connect your iPhone to computer using the USB cable.

Choose the mode to fix iOS

Step 2.Choose the Standard mode and the software will ask you to enter into DFU Mode/ Recovery Mode.

DFU mode under Standard mode

Step 3.When the device enters the DFU or Recovery mode, you have to update the firmware of your iPhone. Your device will be detected automatically by the software. You just need to click on “Download” to update your device.

download firmware package

Step 4.After the firmware is downloaded, click on “Start to Fix”. The firmware will be verified and the iOS issues will be fixed automatically.

finished fixing iOS system

You may wonder the reason why we recommend D-Back. The most important one is that it is trusted by many users and professional websites. Here are only a part of them.


Tip:聽iPhone Recovery after Fixing Yahoo Mail Not Working

If you find that you have lost some data after fixing the Yahoo mail issues, you can easily recover using iMyFone D-Back.聽It is known to fully and securely recover your lost data within in a few minutes, no matter how the data was lost.

Step 1. Open iMyFone D-Back and click “Recover from iOS Device”. Click “Start”.聽Connect your iPhone to a computer using the USB cable. Click “Next” after you iPhone is detected successfully.

Step 2. Choose the types of data you want to recover and click “Scan”.

Step 3. All the data will be shown when the scan gets completed. Select all the files you need to recover and then Click “Recover”.聽You will be asked to select the folder for saving the recovered data. The selected data will be recovered successfully.

Preview File from iOS Tab

Windows version    Mac version


With these methods, you can easily fix the Yahoo Mail not working on iPhone issue on any iPhone. Check the above methods carefully and then choose an appropriate one to solve the issue. You can share other practical methods聽by leaving comments below.