How to Add Yahoo Mail to your iPad

by Steven S. Warren

Yahoo! Mail is an Internet or cloud services provider of Web-based email. With a Yahoo! Mail account you can access your email everywhere an Internet connection is available. You can view your Yahoo! Mail on an iPad by configuring the "Mail" app. Once configured, you can use your fingers to manage your email with just a few taps.


Browse to Yahoo! Mail (see "Resources") and create an email account if you do not currently own one.


Press the black power button on the top-right side of your iPad. Slide the arrow to the right to unlock the device.


Tap the "Settings" app on your iPad screen.


Tap "Mail," "Contacts" and then "Calendars." Tap "Add Account..." and tap "Yahoo! Mail."


Type your full name, full Yahoo! Mail address ( and password. Tap "Save."


Click the "Home" button on your iPad and tap the "Mail" app. Tap the Yahoo! account to view and write emails.

About the Author

Steven S. Warren lives in sunny Florida. His articles and blogs have appeared on websites such as CIO Update, DevX, TechRepublic, SearchTechTarget, Datamation and DatabaseJournal. With more than 15 years of experience writing about technology, Warren's computer certifications include MCDBA, MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, CCA, CIW-SA, CIW-MA, Network+ and i-Net+. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Florida State University.