How to Change Email Address on Yahoo - Create Yahoo Email Aliases

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There are many users who search for relevant information online about how to change email address on Yahoo. Are you one of them? If you want to change Yahoo email address from @yahoo.co.uk to @yahoo.com, please read the information shared in this article.

How to Change Email Address on Yahoo?

In case you want to change Yahoo email address, you can simply sign up for a new email account at Yahoo.com. Remember, you cannot use the same username because maybe someone else has already taken it. Even Yahoo does not let you change Yahoo email ID of your existing account. But it allows you to create Yahoo email alias, an additional Yahoo ID available with your existing Yahoo account. If you create Yahoo email alias, you will get the benefit of having two mailboxes at one location. In addition, you can use the same password and a merged Inbox folder for both the accounts. But keep in mind that there is a limit of creating just one email alias for each Yahoo account. In case you want multiple extra accounts, you need to create disposable email addresses. First, we will learn how to create Yahoo email alias. And then, we will learn how to create disposable email addresses on Yahoo.

Create Yahoo Email Alias

To create Yahoo email alias, follow the steps shown below:

Step 1: First, log in to your Yahoo email account. Then click the Settings icon in the top-right corner and select More settings.

Step 2: On the Settings window, select Mailboxes.

Step 3: Under the Email alias option, click the Add button. This will allow you to send and receive emails from a different Yahoo email address.

Step 4: Under the Create an email alias section, enter your new Yahoo mail alias. Then click Set up.

Step 3: Once the email alias is successfully created, you need to provide the following information –

  • Your name: The name shown in the emails you send to others.
  • Description: This is the name of your mailbox. You can simply write – Extra email address account.
  • Reply-to address: Here you need to choose the email address to which you want to receive replies to your sent emails. It can be either the email alias or your main Yahoo email ID.

Step 3: Click Finish to finish the process.

You have successfully created your Yahoo email alias. You should also learn how to send email messages from the Yahoo email alias:

Step 1:On the home screen of Yahoo mail, click the Compose button in the top-left corner to create a new email.

Or if you are using the Yahoo Mail app, then tap the icon highlighted in the screenshot.

Step 2: In the From field, you can see a dropdown arrow next to your default email address. Click it to see all the available email addresses, and then select your Yahoo email alias to send an email message from it.

Step 3: Now you can continue with your email message, and send it once you are done. The person who will receive your email will see your Yahoo email alias as the sender email address.

Create Disposable Email Addresses on Yahoo

In case you want multiple extra accounts, you need to create disposable email addresses. They are aliases to your actual Yahoo email address, and they protect your account by adding privacy or spam control features. You can also use them to sign up for those websites that are not trustworthy. And if any of those email addresses are getting too much spam emails, you can simply delete it.

Step 1: First, log in to your Yahoo email account. Then click the Settings icon in the top-right corner and select More settings.

Step 2: On the Settings window, select Mailboxes.

Step 3: Under the Disposable email address option, click the Add button. This will create an email address to sign up for third-party newsletters.

Step 4: Now you need to set a base name for the disposable email address. Remember, the base name cannot be changed once it has been set. Click Next.

Step 5: Enter the sending name (the name shown in the emails you send to others) and description for this disposable email address. Then click Save.

You have successfully created your first disposable email address. You can create up to 500.

Conclusion

The article has explained how to change email address on Yahoo by creating Yahoo email aliases. I hope the shared information would be helpful.

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