How to Create New Email Account With Yahoo

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Yahoo is one of the most recognized names on the Internet. Free email accounts are one of the many services it offers. Yahoo's email service is Web-based, meaning you can access your account from any computer that has Internet access. Free storage space and spam protection are also features of the service. If you need a free email account, set up a Yahoo account to use their service.

Sign up in a few steps.
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Open a Web browser and navigate to the Yahoo Mail page (See Resources).

Yahoo's Mail homepage
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Click the "Create New Account" button.

Create a new account.
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Fill in the information on the registration page. This information will include your name, date of birth, mobile number, and gender.

Fill in the required information
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Choose a username and a password. You may have to choose several different user IDs before you find one that is available.

Select a username
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Enter your mobile phone number, including area code. Your phone number will help you regain access to your account should you forget your password.

Provide a number.
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Enter an optional recovery number. The recovery number helps you regain access to your account should you lose your phone, and forget your password.

A recovery number is your backup.
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Click "Create Account." Clicking this button creates your account and confirms that you agree to the Yahoo terms of service and privacy policies.

Create your account.
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Tips & Warnings

  • Create a password containing text, number and special characters. Such a password is difficult to crack.
  • Never use your name as part of your password.


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