How Do I Check My Y-Mail?

by Riz Khan

Y!Mail is a free email service that is accessible from any web browser. Yahoo! developed this service with the purpose of facilitating users with new and simple email addresses, such as "". Also, if your desired user name has already been taken on the Yahoo! domain, you can create an account with the same user name on the Y!Mail domain. Accessing your Y!Mail account is a simple task.

Open your Internet browser from its desktop shortcut and go to the Y!Mail homepage.

Enter your full Y!Mail email address in the text field under "Yahoo! ID." Enter your password in the text field under "Password." If you have forgotten your password, click "I can't access my account." Answer the security question and then set a new password for your account.

Click "Sign In" to log in to your Y!Mail account and check your emails.


  • check Passwords are case-sensitive.


About the Author

Riz Khan started writing professionally in 2005. He has written for IT blogs, such as AddictiveTips. He owns a blog where he shares information, tips and tricks relating to IT, PDAs and graphics software. Khan has a diploma in digital media arts from Seneca College. He is currently enrolled in a bachelor's program in computer information systems at Yorkville University.