Aldrich Calvin | Last Modified: October 15th, 2020 | Apple Mail, cloud, Outlook, technologies


Windows users are referring to iCloud to store their data and synchronizing with their iPhone and iPad for the mobility of data. The majority of Yahoo users having a Windows system want to move Yahoo mail to iCloud. This makes mass migration an issue for them. Thus, here is the one-time solution for all the Yahoo users.
Here is a simplified approach provided to migrate Yahoo mail to iCloud on the Windows system itself. The process is tested and verified to move accurate emails without and data losses.

Procedure to Move Yahoo Mail to iCloud Account

In the procedure to transfer Yahoo mail to iCloud on Windows, you need to set up the iCloud account anywhere in the Windows mail client. Here, we have taken Outlook to be the email client of Windows. This mail migration process is divided into three segments so that you understand each step easily.

  1.  The First Step is to Move Yahoo Mail emails to MS Outlook
  2.  Then, Install and Setup iCloud on the Windows system
  3.  Finally, Move Yahoo mail to iCloud account via MS Outlook

PART I – Export Yahoo emails to Desktop Outlook

To move Yahoo emails to Outlook, first of all, Install SysTools Yahoo Backup Tool on your system and then process the utility to download Yahoo emails in PST format. Afterward, Import this PST file into the Outlook application to move to the iCloud account.

Steps to Move Yahoo Emails in PST


  1. Download and Launch Yahoo Backup Tool, and Log in using the Yahoo Mail account.

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  1. Select the PST format to save Yahoo emails to move to iCloud.
  2. Choose the destination location to save the PST file.
  3. Hit the Start button.

That’s it. A message pop-up will indicate the completion of the export process. Afterward, import the PST file into Microsoft Outlook 2010 / 2013. To import the PST file into Outlook perform the below-specified procedure. Once the backup of Yahoo mail is download in PST format. Then you need to import it into the Outlook platform by the below-mentioned procedure

  • Open MS Outlook application
  • Go to the File Menu > Open and Export > Import/Export to import the PST file of Yahoo mail.

Import and Export Outlook

  • Select Import from another program or file and continue.


  • Select Outlook Data File (.pst) format.
  • To proceed further Browse the PST file to import, click Next to continuation.

Browse PST Outlook

  • Select the destination folder to import the PST files and Hit on the Finish tab to finalize the process.

Select Destination Outlook

By following the above steps Yahoo mail will be imported to the Outlook application in the meantime.


PART II – Install iCloud Application on Window Desktop


  1. Search for iCloud for Windows platform on Microsoft App Store
  2. Download and Install the application on Windows Desktop.
  3. Mandatory Condition: Install and configure any version of MS Outlook. Also, make it the primary Mail Client for email communication.

For configuration of iCloud on MS Outlook procedure, please follow these steps

  • Install any version of the Outlook application on your desktop.
  • Download and install the iCloud application for Windows OS (Restart the system to execute the changes done by iCloud software).
  • Run the iCloud application and log in using iCloud credentials.

iCloud Login

  • After it, check the option for Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Tasks.
  • Click on the Apply button to continue.


  • Click on Configure to add iCloud to MS Outlook (IMAP configured account).

icloud Outlook


Once the iCloud is configured with Outlook, then Add the Yahoo Mail to Outlook.
Let’s see the demonstration of this utility in the following steps:

PART III: Move Yahoo Mail to iCloud mailbox

Once the Yahoo and iCloud emails are synchronized with the Outlook application, one can easily migrate Yahoo mail to iCloud platform.

  1. In the Outlook application, use Drag and Drop option to transfer Yahoo mail to iCloud mail folder.
  2. Login to the and check out the Yahoo emails added

Finally, you will be able to export all the Yahoo mail emails to iCloud effectively. Also, using this method you can easily import contacts from Yahoo to iCloud.



In the above article, we discussed how to move Yahoo Mail to iCloud. Because of numerous reasons Yahoo users are in great need to transfer Yahoo mail to iCloud account. The best approach to migrate Yahoo mail to iCloud account is delivered in the article above. The users willing to perform an error free process can follow the approach and get all your data moved to the iCloud account from Yahoo Mail.