Creating a shortcut to Yahoo Mail on desktop (PC users)

To create a shortcut to Yahoo Mail on your desktop, sign in to your Yahoo Mail account.

Then please follow these steps to add a shortcut to Yahoo Mail using your Web browser:

  1. Make your Web browser's window smaller by clicking the square button in the top-right corner of the page (next to the red X). This will allow you to see both your computer's desktop and your Web browser.
  2. Make sure that the browser window is open to your Yahoo Mail account.
  3. Click and hold down your mouse's left button on the icon displayed next to the "http://" text in the browser's address bar. Then drag and drop the icon onto your desktop. (Normally this icon will be a purple "Y!" symbol.)
  4. That's it! You should now have a shortcut to Yahoo Mail on your desktop.

Please note that for security reasons, you will still need to sign in with your user name and password periodically to access your Yahoo Mail account.

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