Create or delete an email alias in Yahoo Mail

Creating an email alias give you the benefits of having two mailboxes in one convenient location. You'll use the same password and have 1 combined inbox for both accounts. There is a limit of 1 email alias per each Yahoo account, so if you need multiple extra accounts, you can create disposable email addresses.

Create an email alias

At this time, extra email accounts can't be created in Classic Yahoo Mail.

  • Click the Settings icon Image of the Settings icon..
  • Click More Settings.
  • Click Mailboxes.
  • Beside "Email alias," click the Expand icon Image of the expand icon in Settings..
  • Click Add.
  • Enter your name and other requested info.
  • Click Finish.

Delete an email alias

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 Yahoo 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.
  7. Click Remove alias to confirm.