Send messages from or 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.

  New extra email addresses - It's no longer possible to create an extra email address. If you delete your existing extra email address, you won't be able to create another one.

Send email 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.

Set your default sending address

From classic Yahoo Mail:

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

From New Mail:

  1. Click the Settings icon Image of the Settings icon..
  2. Click More Settings.
  3. Click Writing email.
  4. From the "Default sending address," select your extra email address.

Delete your extra email address

From classic Yahoo Mail:

  1. Mouse over your Settings menu icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Accounts.
  3. Click your Yahoo email address.
  4. Click Remove Mailbox.
  5. Click Yes, Remove to confirm.
  6. Click Done.

From New Mail:

  1. Click the Settings icon Image of the Settings icon..
  2. Click More Settings.
  3. Click Mailboxes.
  4. Beside "Email alias," click the Expand icon Image of the expand icon in Settings..
  5. Click your extra email address.
  6. Click Remove alias.