Fix Yahoo Mail Not Working on iPhone, iPad: Sent/Fetch Mail, Unresponsive, Crashing

How to Use iPhone Yahoo Mail & Troubleshooting that not working

Just like other mail platforms, Yahoo was best before few years. And now we can see how many users are using this mail service. But yes there is some user exists which has yahoo accounts and they are complaining about some bugs in iOS because Yahoo mail is not working on iPhone after updating to the latest version of iOS. On the Apple community site, they ask is Yahoo mail down?; Yahoo email won’t work or not loading as like daily smoothly open inbox, sent box – Yahoo incoming mail server, Yahoo mail not receiving email issues, etc.

We’ll give you some of the practical solutions which will solve the errors of inbox or application not responding or any other bug.

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Fix Yahoo Mail Not Working on iPhone, iPad

Fix 1: Uninstall & Reinstall Yahoo Mail on iPhone, iPad

Your Yahoo mail’s behavior completely wrong and unable to find your settings after update apps or sign out and sign in your Yahoo account, People who are unable to find the notification settings on iPhone/iPad, Unable to Create or Setup Account Key on your Yahoo Mail iOS app. Account key Push Notifications not showing on your iPhone notification center. Delete your Yahoo mail app,

  1. On your iPhone home screen Find Yahoo Mail app, Touch and Hold on App icon > Until you see 3D Touch Popup > Find the Options Delete app > Confirm Delete. Now Reinstall again from iPhone app Store,
    Delete app and Reinstall Yahoo mail on iphone
    Delete the app and Reinstall Yahoo mail on iPhone
    • Open App Store > Tap on Search icon > Type Yahoo Mail > Download App on your iPhone/iPad.
    • That’s it. You need to sign in the Yahoo mail account again after Re-Install.

Fix 2: Keep Your Yahoo Mail App Updated from the App Store

Update Yahoo mail app on iPhone
Update Yahoo mail app on iPhone

If the default mail app of the iPhone is not working, then you should download a separate Yahoo application that is available in the App Store. If you don’t want to go for Yahoo application, then wait for the apple to respond to your query.

Fix 3: Force Close Yahoo Mail App

Force Close Background App on iPhone [No Home Button iPhone X or Later]
Force Close Background App on iPhone [No Home Button iPhone X or Later]
if you are Yahoo mail app stuck and unresponsive on your iPhone screen, Force close the app from the screen. On the home button iPhone, Double tap on Home button to move App Switcher screen and No Home button iPhone user can do Swipe up the finger from bottom bar to up on iPhone screen, Until you see the app switcher screen. Swipe up your app to force close from your Device. Follow the below screen,

Fix 4: Hard Reboot your iPhone

Normally, Some internet software bugs and software glitch we can fix with the hard reboot iOS/iPadOS device. this technique is really helpful to fix the problem at once. according to the Apple iPhone model, follow the below steps on Hard Reboot,

iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X/ XR/XS Max, iPhone 11/Pro/Max:

2 Hard Reboot your iPhone XS (1)
Hard Reboot your iPhone
    • Quickly Press and Release Volume Up Button.
    • Now, Quickly Press and Release Volume down button.
    • After that only Press and hold side/Sleep-Wake button until you see the Apple logo on screen after the black screen. That’s it. wait for your iPhone to ask for entering a passcode.

iPhone 7/7 Plus:

    • Press and hold the volume up button and Home button until you see the Apple logo after the black screen.

Home button iPhone 6/6 Plus/6S/6S Plus

    • Press and hold the Home button and Sleep/Wake button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

Fix 5: Yahoo Mail Notification Settings Not Showing on iPhone Settings

Delete app and Reinstall Yahoo mail on iphone
Delete the app and Reinstall Yahoo mail on iPhone

This is the only solution that we fixed if the notification settings not available or missing from the iPhone settings app. Apple iPhone allows us to manage notification fro different app in a single way. Settings > Notifications > Scroll to Yahoo mail under the Notification Style Section. Enable Notification to get a push notification for Account key or new mail alerts. But Yahoo Mail not showing under the Notification, Then Delete the app from your iPhone and Re-Download/Install on your iPhone. Again Check on your iPhone settings app. I hope you fixed it.

Fix 6: Enable Yahoo Account Key From iPhone Yahoo Mail App

We can enable or Disable Yahoo Mail Account Key from the iPhone Yahoo mail app. To use the Account key feature, your iPhone has to enabled Push notification for the Yahoo mail app. if the notification is not showing or working correctly then follow the above solution. Here are the steps to enable Account key on the iPhone yahoo mail app.

  1. Open the Yahoo mail app on the iPhone.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon at the top right corner of the screen. Tap on Blue Account Key option, Next, Go with the Setup Account key Option.

    Setup Account Key Option on iPhone Yahoo mail app
    Setup Account Key Option on iPhone Yahoo mail app
  3. Tap on Yes Gree Button, Continue with Account key. Alternatively, we can use the Two-Step Verification instead of Account key [Given in Next tips].

    Enable Yahoo account key on iPhone mail app
    Enable Yahoo account key on iPhone mail app
  4. That’s it.

    Yahoo mail Account Key Setup down
    Yahoo mail Account Key Setup down
  • Keep Install Yahoo App on iPhone and Don’t Sign Out
  • Push Notifications have to Turn on

Fix 7: Turn off or Disable Account Key on Yahoo Mail iOS app

Not for the Specific reasons, Some Yahoo mail users are uncomfortable with the Account key, want Phone number verification instead of pushing notification on the app installed device as Two-Factor Authentication. To use Phoe number, we have to disable the Account key, Follow the steps for turn off Account key Verification.

  1. Open the Yahoo mail app on the iPhone.
  2. Tap on your Profile icon. and Find the option “Account Key“.
  3. Go with the Manage Account key option.

    Manage Account Key on iPhone For Disable or Turn off
    Manage Account Key on iPhone For Disable or Turn off
  4. From the bottom of the screen, Tap on Disable Account Key. And Verify to Disable Account key option.

    Disable Account Key on iPhone Yahoo mail app
    Disable Account Key on iPhone Yahoo mail app
  5. That’s it.

Fix 8: Enable Two-Factor on Yahoo Mail iOS App: Mobile Number Verification

Two-Factor Verification for Mobile number is an alternate option of Account key. This method doesn’t need any internet connectivity. To successfully sign-in on other desktop or mobile app, we need to enter the verification code that we will receive on Messages app. alternatively we can do a call for getting the Verification code if the message not received on your phone number. [To use This Two-Factor Verification we need to be turned off Account key]. also, we don’t need to keep installed the iOS app on the iPhone.

  1. Open the Yahoo mail app on the iPhone.
  2. Next, Tap on the Profile icon at the top left corner of the screen.
  3. Now, Tap on the Manage Accounts option.
  4. Next, Tap on Account info, just below the account name. On Account info settings, Tap on the Security Settings option.

    Account info on iPhone Yahoo mail app
    Account info on iPhone Yahoo mail app
  5. Find the Section for Two-Step Verification. And Enable the toggle next to the Phone number. Now, your iPhone asks to enter your mobile number to verify this time. In the future, whenever you signed in, you will get a verification code on your mobile number.

    Enable Two Factor Verification on iPhone Yahoo Mail app
    Enable Two Factor Verification on iPhone Yahoo Mail app
  6. That’s it.

Fix 9: Add Third-Party mailbox on Yahoo Mail App: Gmail, Outlook, AOL, Yahoo

Some Yahoo mail users like to use other mail inboxes on yahoo mail iPhone app. Yahoo mail app allows adding new third-party mail accounts like Google Gmail, Outlook, AOL and Yahoo. Follow the below steps to set up a new email account.

Add another mailbox on iPhone Yahoo mail app
Add another mailbox on iPhone Yahoo mail app
  1. Open Yahoo Mail App on the iPhone.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon.
  3. Now, Tap on Add Another mailbox.
  4. That’s it.

Fix 10: Stop Yahoo Mail Subscription on iPhone, iPad: Ads Free

Yahoo mail on the iPhone allows users to purchase a premium subscription that helps in removing unwanted ads inside the inbox. also, we can restore or stop the subscription from the app store in this way. Follow the below steps to remove Yahoo mail subscription from iPhone.

Restore Purchases of Yahoo mail App iPhone
Restore Purchases of Yahoo mail App iPhone
  1. Open yahoo mail app on iPhone.
  2. Tap on the Profile icon.
  3. Next, Tap on Settings option and Scroll to Open “Restore App Store Purchases
  4. That’s it.

Or

  1. Manage All App Store Subscriptions from iPhone Settings app, Tap on Your Profile name > Subscription > Tap on Active Subscription > Cancel Subscription > That’s it.

Fix 11: Setup for Add Yahoo Mail on Apple Mail App

  • Settings app on iPhone > Passwords & Accounts > Add Account > Select Yahoo and Enter your Yahoo mail ID and Password to login on the iPhone mail app.
  • That’s it.

Fix 12: Set Password if Needed For The Third-Party Application

If you are using the iPhone mail app, then it is a third party application for Yahoo. So set a third-party password by following steps.

  • Step #1: At first sign in to “Yahoo” and open the “Account Security” page.
  • Step #2: Tap on Manage app password/Generate app password.
  • Step #3: Choose the app and click “Generate.”
  • Step #4: Follow and read the instructions below the password.
  • Step #5: Click Done.
  • Step #6: Now your password is generated, and you can use this password and email address for signing in in the email app.

Fix 13: Sign-out and Restart the Device

Launch the mail app and sign out from your account and then force close the app. After that reboot the device and then relaunch the mail app and sign in with a similar mail ID.

Fix 14: Check Mobile/ Cellular Data

Without an internet connection, you cannot approach emails from the inbox. For that, you required a better data connection. So if you’re out of the Wi-Fi range then allow the app to access the cellular data.

  • Step #1: Go to “Settings” and open “Cellular.”
  • Step #2: Click on the Mail app to turn on.

Fix 15: Set SMTP Servers On your iPhone

  • Step #1: Launch the “Settings” app and tap on “Accounts & Passwords.”
  • Step #2: Then click on “Yahoo” and then open “Account.”
  • Step #3: Next, click on “Outgoing Mail Server SMTP.”
  • Step #4: Enter your username and password.
  • Step #5: Set SSL to yes and port to 465.

Fix 16: Toggle on Allow apps that use the less secure sign in

  • Step #1: Go to the “Yahoo” app and sign in.
  • Step #2: Tap on your Name and then tap on “Account info.”
  • Step #3: Open “Account Security.”
  • Step #4: Now find “Allow apps that use the less secure sign in” and enable it.

Fix 17: Update the iPhone

Every update comes with some bug fixes and solutions. So there may be chances that your problem can be easily solved by updating the iPhone.

  • Step #1: Go to “Settings” App and Tap “General.”
  • Step #2: Click on the “Software Update” and check whether an update is available.

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