How to Create a New Email Address at Yahoo

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Yahoo provides many Internet services including a search engine, a chat program and an e-mail service. All these services come with one Yahoo account. Yahoo provides a free, web-based e-mail service that gives users a Yahoo e-mail address upon signing up. You can create more than one account for various purposes, such as one for business use and one for personal use. Yahoo offers a free version, but also offers a premium service for a fee.

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  1. 1

    Launch your Web browser and navigate to

  2. 2

    Click on the "Sign Up" link near the top of the page.

  3. 3

    Fill out the registration form by adding personal information that includes your name, date of birth, sex and country.

  4. 4

    Select a username and password. You would have to enter the password a second time for verification.

  5. 5

    Select two security questions from the drop-down menus and provide answers from them. These questions will help you retrieve your password in case when you forget it.

  6. 6

    Type the visual confirmation code shown in the box. The code typically will be a combination of letters and numbers.

  7. 7

    Click the "Create My Account" button. Doing this means that you agree to the Yahoo terms and conditions for having a Yahoo account.

Tips and warnings

  • Choose a professional-sounding e-mail address, such as if you will be using the email account for business purposes.
  • Choose your username wisely; once it's selected, you can never change your username or e-mail address, though you may open new accounts.

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