Sign up for a Yahoo account

You're just a few steps away from using Yahoo Mail, Messenger, Fantasy Sports, and other great products when you sign up for a Yahoo account. You’ll need to provide a valid mobile number and some other info to successfully register an account.
 

Sign up for a Yahoo account from a desktop computer

  1. Go to the Yahoo Sign up page.
  2. Enter your info in the required fields.
    - Be sure to create a secure, strong password. If the username you want turns red, the Yahoo ID isn't available and you'll need to try a different ID.
  3. In the "Mobile phone number" section, select your country code, and then enter a valid mobile number.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. To verify your mobile number, click Text me an Account Key (or Call me with an Account Key).
    - You'll receive a Account Key to your mobile device.
  6. Enter the Account Key and click Verify.
Success! You can now use your new Yahoo ID and password for all Yahoo services. Certain Yahoo products like Fantasy Sports and Flickr will let you create a Yahoo account with an existing non-Yahoo email address. You'll still need to provide a password, date of birth, and agree to the Terms.

Sign up for a Yahoo account on a mobile device

  1. Go to the mobile Sign up page (edit.yahoo.com/registration).
  2. Enter the requested info on the form.
    - If the username you want turns red, the Yahoo ID isn't available and you'll need to try a different ID.
  3. In the "Mobile phone number" section, select your country code, and then enter a valid mobile number.
  4. Tap Continue.
  5. On the next screen tap Text me a Account Key.
    -An Account Key will be sent to your mobile device.
  6. Enter the Account Key in the "Account Key" box, and tap Verify.
  7. Tap Let's get started
Success! You can now use your new Yahoo ID and password for all Yahoo services.

Sign up for a Yahoo account from a feature phone

You can use the mobile browser on your feature phone or tablet to create an account.

  1. Using your mobile browser, go to https://uk.m.yahoo.com/.
  2. Tap the menu icon Three bars.
  3. Tap Sign in.
  4. Tap Create Account.
  5. Enter in the requested info and tap Create account.
  6. Make sure that the mobile number shown can receive text messages there and tap Send SMS.
    - An SMS message containing a Account Key is sent to the mobile number you entered (the key expires in 24 hours).
  7. Enter the Account Key and tap Submit Account Key.
  8. Tap Get started.

When you want to sign in, go to the Yahoo Sign up page, enter your new Yahoo ID (everything before the "@" symbol) and password. Then click Sign In.

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