How to Transfer Email Folders From Yahoo to Outlook

By Mallory Zebley

To back up contacts, calendars and emails, or just to view them while offline, information from an email account can be exported to a computer information management program. Outlook is a software program designed by Microsoft that allows importing of information from outside email accounts. Users can easily export information from Yahoo! email accounts to Outlook by, essentially, the click of a button. Just log into your account and follow a few steps.

Things You'll Need

  • Yahoo! ID
  • Outlook

Step 1

Export contacts. From the menu on the left, click on the "contacts" tab. Click the "tools" tab and choose "Export..." from the drop-down menu that will appear. From the list of programs, click the "export now" button to the right of Microsoft Outlook. Contacts will then be exported to Outlook.

Step 2

Export calendar. From the menu on the left click the "calendar" tab. From the top right corner click "options." In the column labeled Management Options click "Import/export." At the bottom of the list, under "Export to Outlook" will be instructions to properly complete exporting your calendar to Outlook.

Step 3

Export mail. To enable abilities to export Yahoo! Mail to Outlook you must upgrade to Mail Plus. Click the "mail" tab from the menu on the left. In the upper right corner click "options." Click mail options" in the drop-down menu that appears. From the list that will appear on the left click "POP & Forwarding." A link will appear to upgrade to Mail Plus. Click the link and a new window will open. From the new window click the "Upgrade Now" button to download Mail Plus.