How to Send an Anonymous Email with Yahoo

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How to Send an Anonymous Email with Yahoo
Send an anonymous e-mail. (laptop image by Jorge Figueiredo from

When you send someone an e-mail, he can normally see your name and your e-mail address. However, there is a way to send an anonymous e-mail with Yahoo! Mail. This process works with any free, Web-based e-mail program.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Click on the Yahoo! Mail link found in the Reference section below.

  2. 2

    Click on "Sign up" under the statement "Don't have a Yahoo ID?"

  3. 3

    Follow the steps to sign in. When you are asked to choose a user name and to input your first and last names, make them fake names, or use words instead of names. You must fill in these fields, but you do not need to include your actual name.

  4. 4

    Click on "Finish" to create your account. Now you can send messages with Yahoo! Mail and no one has to know they are from you.

Tips and warnings

  • You can also use this anonymous e-mail account when you are asked for your e-mail address online. This can reduce the amount of spam or junk e-mail in your regular account.

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