Link your Yahoo messenger service via IMAP to send individual emails from My Influencers and Campaigns. Once you’ve linked your messenger service, you’ll be able to use Influencity to send and/or receive emails for the Influencers you have stored in your IRM. Setting up this option gives Influencity permission to send emails using your company’s server.

Steps for linking your Yahoo messenger service to Influencity

You must create an app password to connect to Influencity

  • Go to Account Info.

  • Click on Account Security.

  • Click on Generate app password

  • Enter Influencity in the text field.

  • Enter your chosen password remembering that this should be the password you enter in Influencity.

  • Click Done.

Linking your Yahoo account to Influencity

  • Click on your Influencity account Avatar in the top right-hand corner.

  • Click on Account and Settings in the drop-down menu.

  • Go to Communication in the sidebar.

  • Go to the Emails section.

  • In Emails view, click on the "Connect your inbox" button.

  • Select Connect Other (IMAP).

  • Enter your email address.

  • Enter the password you created.

  • Fill in the rest of the form with the following:

imap: {
host: 'imap.mail.yahoo.com',
port: 993,
secure: true,
rejected: true (default),
minimum TLS version: 1.2 (default) }

smtp: {
host: 'smtp.mail.yahoo.com',
port: 465,
secure: true,
rejected: true (default),
minimum TLS version: 1.2 (default) }

You can consult this information at IMAP Server settings for Yahoo

  • Click on Connect account.

  • Set up your email signature.

  • Click Save.

Your messenger service is now ready to send and receive emails from your Influencers.

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