Nowadays many smart phones and tablets provide very good support to email services. It is easy to add your email accounts to your mobile phone or tablet and check emails on the go. In another guide, we showed you the simple procedure to add an Hotmail account to Samsung mobile. Today we will discuss how you can set up Yahoo email accounts on Samsung mobile phones and tablets. Since there are quite a lot of Samsung models on the market, you may find the mail setup on them may differ in appearance. Now follow below instructions to set up Yahoo mail account on Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6 and more Samsung smart phones and tablets. If you are using an iOS device, you can refer to this guide to set up Yahoo mail on iPad iPhone.
How to Set up Yahoo Mail account on Samsung mobile?
The Settings app on Samsung allows you to control almost every aspect of your device. Although there are different ways you can configure your email account on Samsung, to add an email account to Samsung from the settings section is the most intuitive and easiest way.
Step 1. Manage accounts on Samsung
Open Settings app on Samsung, find and tap Accounts. Different Samsung models may have different names. It may be titled as “Accounts and sync” or just “Accounts” like Samsung Galaxy S5. But all Samsung mobile phones have this section in Setting where you can manage all your accounts on the phone, like your email account, Samsung account, contacts account, and many others.
Step 2. Add new account to Samsung
Here you will find existing accounts added to your Samsung mobile phone or tablet. You need to tap on the Add account button to start adding new account to your Samsung device.
Step 3. Add Email account to Samsung
There are various account types you can choose to add on to your Samsung phone or tablet. Here let’s choose Email and proceed to next steps to add a new email account to Samsung.
Step 4. Input Yahoo email account username and password
This is actually the first step to set up email account on your Samsung phone. Do not worry. You can configure email for most accounts in a few steps. Type in your full Yahoo email address and its password. To ensure you have input the correct password and avoid any typo, you can tap on to enable Show password option. Tap on the Next button at the bottom to proceed.
Step 5. Configure Yahoo email account on Samsung
In this Account options screen, you can set how frequently you like the mail app on mobile to check for new emails. For example, you can choose to check emails every 5, 10, 15 or 30 minutes, every hour or longer. It is up to you. If you check emails quite a lot using your Samsung phone, you can set it to a shorter period of time to just several minutes. Other than email check frequency, you can other four options as following:
- Sync email – sync email between your phone and email server, anything you do on the phone will be synced to your mail sever.
- Send email from this account by default – this is to set the default email account. It is useful when you have two or more email accounts added to your Samsung mobile phone.
- Notify me when email arrives – anytime the Mail app on your mobile phone checks your email account and find you have new emails coming, you will get a notification.
- Automatically download attachments when connected to Wi-Fi or WLAN – this is quite self-explanatory. You can choose not to enable it, so when you want to download email attachment, you have to manually tap on the attachment and download it.
7. Finish Yahoo mail account setup on Samsung mobile
This is the last step to finish adding Yahoo mail account to Samsung mobile phone or tablets. Here you can give the Yahoo account a name so you can tell it from other email accountss on the same device easily. You can also choose your name which you like to display on outgoing emails. When you are ready, click Done button to finish Yahoo account setup on the Samsung cell phone.
Setup Yahoo Mail account on more Android mobile phones
In fact the procedure to add Yahoo mail account to other Android powered phones are quite similar. For example, you can check out this tutorial to add Yahoo mail account to Lenovo mobile phone. Just like how you can configure Yahoo mail account on Samsung Galaxy phones above, it is also very easy and straightforward to configure Yahoo mail on Lenovo phone, only the minimum manipulation required.