Yahoo! Mail is one of the most popular email service providers only behind Gmail and Outlook. Yahoo has over billion active users monthly. If you were wanting to create a Yahoo account, then you can easily do it for free from your computer (yahoo website) or from your mobile phone app.
Things You Need: Before we start anything, you should have your mobile phone ready by your side. And also we will need another email account if you have any. (It’s optional)
Yahoo Mail Sign Up Via Computer:
- First, open up a web browser that is installed on your computer for e.g. Chrome or Microsoft Edge or Safari.
- Then from the address bar at the top, type in ‘mail.yahoo.com‘ then hit Enter
- Click on ‘Sign Up‘ button from the top-right hand side or ‘Create an account’ button
- Now you need to fill up the sign-up form.
- Enter your First Name and Last Name on the respective fields.
- Now create an email address. Your email address must be unique and should be available for you to use.
- Try adding unique numbers that you can remember in your email address. Or if you just click on the email address field, Yahoo will suggest other available usernames based on the one you just typed.
- Set a strong password for your Yahoo account. Your password must be atleast 8 characters long, The longer your password, the more secure it is. with proper use of numbers and other characters (#,@)
- First, select your country code. For e.g. if you are from the US, use +1, if you are from the UK, use +44. Now enter your mobile phone number. Your mobile number must be valid and currently in use.
- Select your birthdate from the drop-down menu.
- Type in your Gender, which is optional.
- Click the ‘Continue’ button.
- Now you need to verify your phone number. In order to do that, click on ‘Text me a verification code’ button. You will receive a verification code on your mobile. Enter the code and click on ‘Verify’.
- You have successfully created a new Yahoo account.
After you have successfully created a Yahoo account, you can now download Yahoo Mail app on your mobile device and start using Yahoo! mail from your mobile too. Writing an email, sending and receiving an email is very easy and straightforward.