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 email service. All these services come with one Yahoo account. Yahoo provides a free, web-based email service that gives users a Yahoo email 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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Step 1

Launch your Web browser and navigate to yahoo.com.

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Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

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Step 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.

Step 6

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

Step 7

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

Tip

Choose a professional-sounding email address, such as yourname@yahoo.com if you will be using the email account for business purposes.

Warning

Choose your username wisely; once it's selected, you can never change your username or email address, though you may open new accounts.

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