Ymail is a subsidiary email client under the Yahoo domain.
Ymail provides free, open source Web mail services for Internet users.
Created as a partner to Yahoo RocketMail, Ymail was
implemented to help triple the size of the existing Yahoo emailing server,
which already has more than 200 million users.
Making a Ymail ID requires the creation of a Ymail email address
directly through Yahoo.
Access the Yahoo Account Registration page at yahoo.com (see Bottom of page).
Type your first name and last name in the proper data
fields at the top of the Yahoo Account Registration page.
Click the "Gender" drop-down bar and select
"Male" or "Female."
Click the "Birthday" drop-down bar and provide the
month of your birthday.
Then, enter the day and year for your birthday in the
applicable data fields.
Enter your five-digit postal code in the data field directly below the
drop-down bar for your country.
Type a unique name in the Yahoo! ID and email text field.
Then, click the "yahoo.com" drop-down bar, and
change the setting to "Ymail.com."
Click "Check" to verify that your desired Ymail
ID is available.
(If the Ymail ID is not available, alternatives will be
generated, but you can also manually change the ID until you find one that is
Create a password for the Ymail ID account and email
Then, re-type the password in the corresponding data field
Provide an alternative email address for account safety
and security purposes.
Click one of the security questions in the corresponding
Then, provide an answer to the question as an alternative
method to verify your account or retrieve your account password.
(An alternative email address and security questions are not
mandatory but can be beneficial if you ever lose or forget your Ymail account
Enter the characters in the security code box below the
registration data fields.
Click the "Create My Account" button at the bottom
of the registration page.
The site will redirect to the new Ymail ID account page.
Create A Yahoo Email Address
Yahoo offers free email accounts with add-ons such as a
calendar, notepad and an automatic organizer.
Your Yahoo account is Web-based, so you can access your
messages anywhere you have an Internet connection.
Once you complete the simple one-page registration form, you
will also have access to all of Yahoo's features.
You can use your new email address to sign into Flickr,
Yahoo Answers, Messenger and a variety of games and fantasy sports leagues.
Click the "Sign Up" link that appears below the "Sign In"
option on the Yahoo homepage to create a new account.
Enter your name, gender, address and birth date on the
Choose your Yahoo username.
Your username will also be your email address. Make sure
"Yahoo.com" is selected from the drop-down list next to the email
Click the "Check" button to see if your desired
email address is available.
Enter your desired password on both of the required lines.
The password must be typed exactly the same on both lines.
You will see a "Password Strength" bar indicating
how difficult your password will be for a hacker to guess.
Select a "secret question" from the drop-down
Yahoo will use this question to verify your identity if you
lose your password.
Enter the answer to the question you chose from the menu.
Repeat this process to choose your second "secret
question" and answer.
There is also an optional line where you can enter an
alternate email address for Yahoo to send you password resetting instructions.
Enter the letters and numbers displayed in the image on the
screen into the "image verification" line.
This proves that you are a human and not an automated script
designed to open new Yahoo accounts.
Click the "Create My Account" button when you are
finished completing all of the input boxes. You will then see your account
details displayed on the screen.
You can print this page for your records, if needed.
Click "Continue" to proceed to your new email