Email for mobile provides us the easiest way to send and receive messages, files and documents using our mobile phones. Adding an email account is probably one of the most important things you should do when you get a new phone. In this quick guides, we will show you how to add a Yahoo mail account to HTC smartphones that are powered by Android with customized UI called HTC Sense. We will use HTC One X9(Android 6) in the demo. The configuration of other HTC devices is almost identical.
How to add Yahoo mail account to HTC mobile phone?
Basically there are two different ways you can add an email account to HTC phone. You can either setup email account on the phone via Mail app or Settings app, check out details below.
Adding Yahoo mail on HTC – Method 1
Unlock your phone. Find and tap to open the stock Mail app on your HTC device. Tap the More(three vertical dots) button, choose Add account from the pop-up menu, you will then see a list of email providers, such as Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com and Other (POP3/IMAP). Select Yahoo! Mail or Other (POP3/IMAP) if Yahoo mail is not listed as an email service provider on your phone, you will be prompted to enter the email address and password for your Yahoo email account. Make sure to enter your full Yahoo email address, such as firstname.lastname@example.org. Fill in the info as required and then tap Next. Enter your name and a name for your email account, such as Jack’s Yahoo mail, then tap Finish button to complete the Yahoo mail account setup on HTC phone.
Setup Yahoo mail on HTC – Method 2
You can also set up an email account on HTC phone from the phone Settings app. Tap Settings on your phone, choose Accounts & sync, touch the Add account (+) icon at the top right corner, then choose Yahoo! Mail or Mail when Yahoo mail is not listed here. After that you will be taken to the Add account screen where you can add your Yahoo mail address and its password. Make sure to enter your full Yahoo email address, such as email@example.com. Touch Next button, then enter your name and a name for your email account. The account name could be your Yahoo mail address or other descriptive name that differentiates itself from other email accounts on the same phone. Finally tap FINISH button to complete the Yahoo account configuration on the HTC device.
Configure Yahoo email accounts on Android phones
Note that these instructions apply to various HTC smartphones that are powered by Android with the HTC Sense UI. The instructions may be different if you have another version of Android or using a different phone model, but the same basic process will apply. In fact, many other Android phones have the same features. For example, you can check out this guide to add Yahoo mail account to Samsung phone, and these steps to setup Yahoo mail on Xiaomi & Redmi phones to find out.