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How to Add Yahoo Mail to your Desktop

Yahoo’s only app which is available on the Microsoft Store is the Yahoo Mail app. After successful installation of the app in Windows, it doesn’t automatically appear on the Start screen. It appears in the list of all the apps present on your device and you’d need to choose to make it available on the Start screen. You can also set a shortcut to the Yahoo Mail app on the taskbar in the Windows 8.1 desktop, or create a shortcut link on the desktop that will take you directly to the Yahoo website. Here’s how to add Yahoo mail to your desktop: Yahoo Mail App Download and install the Yahoo Mail app using the Microsoft Store.Click the down-pointing arrow in the lower-left corner of the Start screen to view the Apps screen. This will display a list of all of the apps available on your computer.Navigate to the Y section and then right-click “Yahoo! Mail” to open a context menu.Click “Pin to Start” to place an icon for the Yahoo Mail app on the Windows 8 Start screen. Alternatively, you can click “Pin to taskbar” to create a shortcut icon for Yahoo Mail to the taskbar on the Desktop screen. Yahoo Web Shortcut Icon Press “Windows-D” in the Windows Start screen to change to Desktop Mode.Right-click anywhere on the desktop to open a context menu.Click “New” and then click “Shortcut” to open a Create Shortcut dialog box. Enter “https://www.yahoo.com/” into the “Type the location of the item” field and then click “Next.”  On the next screen, you’ll be asked to enter a shortcut name. Type “Yahoo” in the “Type a name for this shortcut” field. Then, click on “Finish.” A new icon will appear on your desktop featuring the icon of your default Web browser. Double-click the new shortcut link. This will open the Yahoo home page in your default Web browser.
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How to Reset your Yahoo Password

Most people these days lead fairly busy and hectic lives, so it’s not surprising that a lot of people lose track of their passwords. Thankfully, a lot of websites get this, so they make it easy to recover your password. The same goes for Yahoo. Yahoo offers two main methods to reset the password. The first method allows you to simply change your password into a new one, if you don’t like your current password. However, for this method, you must be aware of your initial password. The second method verifies your identity and then allows you to set a new password.  When You Know Your Current Password Log in to your Yahoo email account. Click “Account Info” under the “Help” icon. Select “Change your password” under the Sign-In and Security section. Type your new password twice. Make sure both the entries match. Don’t worry, Yahoo will alert you if they don’t. Click “Continue” to set your new password and to be taken back to the Account Information page. When You Don’t Know Your Current Password Head over to Yahoo’s password help page. Choose “I have a problem with my password” and click “Next.” Enter your Yahoo ID and click “Next.” You’ll be provided options for resetting your password depending on your Yahoo account information. You may be asked to provide a mobile phone number, an alternate email address, or answer a secret question. After choosing the method that best suits you, click “Next.” Follow the instructions for resetting your password. Depending on your choice, this may include clicking on a link received in an email, entering a verification code received on your mobile phone, or answering the secret questions that appear on the screen.  Enter the new password twice. Click “Continue” to submit your password. You’ll then be logged into your account, and taken to the Yahoo home page. You are good to go now!
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How to Delete Browser History on Yahoo!

The Internet has become an essential part of our daily lives. We search for so many things online! Consequently, there are times when we feel like cleaning the browser and deleting unnecessary information. To delete Yahoo! history, you’ll need to visit the browser and delete the history information of the websites you’ve visited.  There is more than one browser and more than one version of each browser. So the process may be a bit different for each system. However, you can get a general idea by following the steps mentioned below: Open your browser. If you have the Yahoo! toolbar installed on your browser, you can click “Toolbar Settings” on that toolbar, then click “Toolbar Options”. Clear recent searches using the menu that opens next.Select “Options” or “Internet Options” from the browser’s Tools menu.For Firefox, click on the “Privacy” tab. Then, select “Clear Now”. Choose “Saved Form and Search History” and click on the “Clear Private Data Now” tab.  Source: WikiHow Source: WikiHow Source: WikiHow For Internet Explorer, click on the “General” tab. Then, select “Delete” under History. Select the Internet history to delete.  Source: WikiHow You are good to go!
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How to Remove Yahoo Toolbar

Various users accidentally install Yahoo Toolbar while downloading and installing free software. Many freeware distributors use third-party installers to monetize their free services. As you download and install these clients, you also install promoted plug-ins (which includes the Yahoo toolbar). Some installers hide the decline button which would have helped you to opt-out of such a service.  However, there are several ways you can remove the Yahoo toolbar. Follow the steps below to remove the plug-in: Disabling Yahoo Toolbar via Internet Explorer Select the Tools option from the menu bar. Click on “Manage Add-ons” using the drop-down. Click “Toolbars and Extensions” in the left panel. Select “Yahoo! Toolbar for IE” from the main panel. Click the “Disable” button to deactivate the toolbar and restart your Internet Explorer browser. Removing From Firefox Open Firefox and select “Tools” in the menu bar. Select “Add-ons” from the drop-down menu. You’ll be directed to the Add-ons page. Click “Extensions” in the left panel. This will reveal a list of all the extensions in your Firefox browser. Select “Yahoo! Toolbar” from the main panel and click the “Remove” button.Click on the “Restart now” hyperlink to restart Firefox. Removing From Google Chrome Open Google Chrome and click the Menu button next to the address bar. Hover over the “More Tools” menu option and click “Extensions” from the sub-menu to open the Extensions page. Now click the trash can icon next to Yahoo Extension. A confirmation dialog box will appear. Click on “Remove” to delete Yahoo Toolbar from Google Chrome. Removing From Control Panel Uninstalling the Yahoo toolbar from the Control Panel ensures that you delete the Yahoo search bar from Internet Explorer and your computer. Go to your computer’s Control Panel and select Uninstall a program. Right-click “Yahoo Toolbar” in the programs list.Click “Uninstall” in the pop-up menu. Now a confirmation dialog box will appear. Click “Yes” to confirm the action. 
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How to contact Yahoo for Support

Even though Yahoo tries its best to keep its customers satisfied, there are times when you might feel unsatisfied with a particular feature or service. Fortunately, there are relatively easy methods to get in touch with Yahoo support. Contacting Yahoo Support Log in to the Yahoo Web site and sign in to your account.Click on the ‘Help’ link. You’ll then be redirected to the Yahoo Help section. Another way to directly reach this page is by using Yahoo Help’s Web address.Click on the relevant support section according to your needs. E.g., if you require technical assistance, click ‘Technical Support.’ Click on the ‘Account Help’ tab for resolving issues related to your account.Fill out the form with all of the necessary information, such as including your account info and your password. Source: WikiHow Source: WikiHow Source: WikiHow Submit your query or issue by typing it into the text field. There is no character limit. So feel free to briefly explain your issue.  Source: WikiHow Source: WikiHow Source: WikiHow Click the ‘Submit’ button once you’re done filling out the contact form. Normally, it takes few minutes to receive a response from Yahoo support via email. Source: WikiHow
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