Create, use, and delete an extra email address

An extra email address gives you all the benefits of 2 email addresses without any of the added hassle. Enjoy conveniences such as one password and a centralized Inbox for all your emails.

Create an extra email address

  1. Mouse over the Settings menu icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Accounts.
  3. Click your Yahoo email address.
  4. Under Extra email address, click Create address.
    -You can only have one extra email address at a time.
  5. Enter the name you want and click Check Availability.
  6. Click Choose, then complete the CAPTCHA code prompt.
  7. Click Go to Inbox.

Send from an extra email address

  1. Compose a new email.
  2. Select your extra email address in the “From” pull-down menu.
  3. Address and compose your email.
  4. Click Send.

Deleting your extra email address

  1. Mouse over your Settings menu icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Accounts.
  3. Click your Yahoo email address.
  4. Click Delete next to your extra email address.
  5. Click Remove This Email Address.
  6. Click Yes, Remove to confirm.
  7. Click Done.

Setting your default sending account

  1. Mouse over your Settings menu icon .
  2. Click Settings | Writing email.
  3. In the "Default sending account" drop-down menu, select your extra email address.
  4. Click Save.