Setup a Yahoo Email Account

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Welcome to VisiHow. My name is Nikki and this is a tutorial on how to open a Yahoo email account.

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Steps

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    Double-click on the browser icon
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    In this example, we are using Internet Explorer and the homepage is set to Google.com.
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    In the address bar at the top, type in https://www.yahoo.com/
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    Alternatively, you can click on the Yahoo link. The Yahoo homepage will open.
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    On the right side, click on "Mail" with a purple envelope
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    Click on the blue button, "Create Account"
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    Enter your first and last name in the first two boxes
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    Choose the email address you would prefer
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    It will end with "@yahoo.com". If the preferred address isn't available, choose something else.
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    Type in the desired password
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    Enter your phone number
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    Select your date of birth by click on the Month, Day, and Year boxes
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    Select your gender
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    We can also enter in an optional recovery number if we choose to
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    For example, we can enter in our other phone number or the phone number of someone close to us, just in case we forget our password.
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    Click on "Create account"
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    By clicking on "Create account", we agree to the Yahoo Terms and Privacy.
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    Yahoo will need to send a verification code to the phone number on the account
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    Click on "Send SMS" to verify your phone number. Click on "call you" in blue text if you would prefer that Yahoo calls us with a code instead.
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    When the code is received, enter it into the text box and click on "Submit code"
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    We need to enter a verification code to protect Yahoo from potential hackers. Yahoo is checking to make sure we are a real person.
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    If it is successful, a window will open that says "Congratulations"
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    A screen will pop up that says "Hi" with your name
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    Personalize your inbox with a theme by choosing a theme and clicking "Keep Theme". Click on "Not Now" to do this later.
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    The Yahoo account is now set up
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