I am trying to copy my Yahoo emails into Outlook 2010. However, when I select to send/receive all folders, only the Inbox will copy to Outlook. All of my other personal folders do not copy. Of course this didn't work using POP3, but I even tried using IMAP and it still won't copy my named folders from Yahoo to Outlook.

I used the following steps from Yahoo:

IMAP server settings for Yahoo Mail

IMAP is the best way to connect your Yahoo Mail account to a desktop mail client or mobile app. It allows 2-way syncing, which means everything you do remotely is reflected in your Yahoo Mail account no matter where or how you access it. Here are the settings you'll need to configure your mail client or app.

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server

Server - imap.mail.yahoo.com
Port - 993
Requires SSL - Yes

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server

Server - smtp.mail.yahoo.com
Port - 465 or 587
Requires SSL - Yes
Requires authentication - Yes

Your login info

Email address - Your full email address (name@domain.com)
Password - Your account's password
Requires authentication - Yes

If you need specific instructions for your mail client or app, reach out to its manufacturer.

Any idea how to rectify this problem??


Check your view settings for your inbox. I've seen some folders and mail go hidden if you don't have IMAP view selected. Click the View Tab, change view, select IMAP.


If you change your yahoo mail to old classic view and then update yahoo account settings in outlook would fetch/sync all folders from yahoo into outlook. I've left root folder path is not configured.

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