Working procedure to backup Yahoo data

The fundamental step is to download and launch Yahoo Backup Software on your system.

download software

Before taking the backup of Yahoo emails, you need to allow less secure apps. For this, follow the steps –

  • Login to your Yahoo account
  • Click on user account icon and go to Account Info
  • Highlight allow apps that use less secure sign in
click on account info
  • Click on Account Security option. Then, click on Generate App password.
  • Select an app and provide a custom name. Finally, click on Generate Now. This will generate a temporary password whom you can use to take backup of Yahoo account.

You will get a complete display of Office 365 database. All the folders with the number of messages contained by them are displayed on the software panel. Then, hit the Next button.

preview of file and folders

Select Yahoo folder for backup and then choose a file format (EML, EMLX, MSG, MBOX, PST, HTML, or MHTML) to save the backup results.

choose format to save files

Use the Browse button and mention a destination path to save Yahoo emails backup. Move the mouse cursor to Process button. This will begin the backup task.

choose location to save files