How to Create a Yahoo! Mail Account

Yahoo Mail is a Web-base email system that includes regular mail capabilities, an address book, spam filters and organizational folders that can be created for quick reference to important emails. There are also several color schemes available to match your personality or mood, and when used in unison with Yahoo Messenger, you get instant notification of incoming mail. Also available are ymail and rocketmail, two new addresses that make creating a screen name a bit easier.

Step 1

Go to Yahoo.com and select the "New Here? Sign Up" link to get to the Yahoo account registration page.

Step 2

Fill out your personal information in the top section and then choose a mail ID. Choose something unique and something that fits you. You may have to come up with several choices to find an ID that is not in use already.

Step 3

In the drop-down menu, you can also choose between yahoo.com, ymail.com and rocketmail.com as your mail server.

Step 4

Click the "Check" button to see if the ID you have chosen is available

Step 5

Choose two security questions from the drop-down menus and type the answer to each.

Step 6

Fill in the visual confirmation code and click the "Create My Account" button. If you have filled everything out correctly, your account will be created.

Tip

Be as original as possible when creating your username; the use of letters and numbers increases your chances of the name being available.