How to Download a Yahoo Toolbar

by Leonardo R. Grabkowski

Downloading and installing the Yahoo Toolbar allows you to optimize your Yahoo experience at the top of your browser window. The toolbar provides you with quick access to the latest news headlines and to Yahoo Messenger and Yahoo Mail. Downloading and installing the Yahoo Toolbar is straightforward. Most browsers are compatible with the toolbar.

Determine if your browser is compatible with Yahoo Toolbar. As of August 2010, you'll need to be running Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, or Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher. If you are not sure, simply visit the Yahoo Toolbar website. Look on the right sidebar; if your current setup is not compatible, the message will read "Yahoo Toolbar Can't Be Installed."

Visit the Yahoo Toolbar download page at toolbar.yahoo.com. Click on "Download Now."

Read over the terms and conditions. Click "I Agree."

Click "Allow" and "Install Now." Wait for the status bar to show "Complete" and restart your browser. Yahoo Toolbar will be installed on the top part of the browser.

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About the Author

Leonardo R. Grabkowski has been writing professionally for more than four years. Grabkowski attended college in Oregon. He builds websites on the side and has a slight obsession with Drupal, Joomla and Wordpress.