I am trying to add a new yahoo account in my windows lumia 540, but I am getting the error message "Yahoo account info is incorrect",

I tried the below methods,

  1. Signed in using the other option
  2. Configure Yahoo mail account to Windows Phone 8
  3. Yahoo Mail stopped syncing

Result for the above 3

I was getting the same error message


I did the following and it worked.

  1. Enable 2 step verification in yahoo account.
  2. Generate app specific password and in the list of apps select "Other" and clicked on generate.
  3. Enter the 12 digit code in place of password.

Now it will login successfully.

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