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Create a Yahoo ID alias

Keep your personal information private by using an alias for your Yahoo ID. By creating an alias, which masks your ID, you can communicate online without having to worry about exposing too much personal information.

  1. Access your Yahoo Account Information on a desktop or laptop.
  2. Under "Account Settings," click Manage your Yahoo aliases.
  3. Click Add an alias.
  4. Create your new alias.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click Close to return to the Account Information page.

Now that you've created your alias, you can send emails, post to message boards and even send instant messages using this new name, all while keeping your actual Yahoo ID hidden. Aliases are easy to use, and you can sign in using them, just like you would with your Yahoo ID.

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