IMAP/SMTP password in Yahoo mail

If you’ve set up two-step verification, you need to obtain an App Password to be able to connect your Yahoo account with Hotter.

Follow these steps ONLY if you have 2-Step-Verification ENABLED

  1. Position the mouse cursor over your name in the top Yahoo! Mail navigation bar.
  2. Select Account Info on the sheet that appears.
  3. Open the Account security category.
  4. Select Generate app password under Account security.
  5. Choose Other App from the list. Type the name ('Hotter') of the program over Enter custom name.
  6. Click Generate.
  7. Use the generated password which is being displayed BOTH IN IMAP and SMTP section in your email account settings in Hotter.
  8. Click Done.


Read more:

  1. Enabling IMAP in Yahoo mail
  2. IMAP settings in Yahoo mail (by Lifewire)
  3. Getting app passwords in Yahoo mail (by Yahoo)
  4. App passwords in Yahoo mail (by Lifewire)
  5. IMAP settings in Yahoo mail (by Lifewire)

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