How do I create my own e-mail address?
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How do I create my own e-mail address?

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To create an email address, first select a web host that offers email services, such as Google, Microsoft or Yahoo. Next, fill in all the required information to create an account, which differs slightly depending on the host.

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Most email providers require a first and last name, a user name and a password. Some email hosts let users select any characters they choose for the password, while others require a special combination of letters and numbers. A birth date is also required since most providers require users to be of a certain age. Yahoo users are required to list a valid phone number in order to register for an email account.

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