Common concerns regarding Yahoo Account domain extensions

This article address common questions such as:

  • Why did my domain change?
  • Can I change my Yahoo domain?

 Caution: It's no longer possible to sign up for a new Yahoo Account with your local domain. Example:, etc. You'll only be able to sign up for a new account using 

Here are some common concerns regarding your Yahoo domain extension:

You would like to change the domain of your Yahoo address to something different:

The domain of your Yahoo Mail address was determined by the Yahoo site through which you sign up for an account and also by the language preference you select at the time of registration. Currently, it's not possible to change the domain of your existing Yahoo email address.

The domain of your Yahoo Mail address has changed:

Previously, our system was set to allow email to a Yahoo ID to be delivered regardless of the domain to which it was addressed. Emails addressed to your Yahoo ID with an incorrect international domain are no longer redirected to the appropriate Yahoo ID and domain.