Yahoo! members can find another member's Yahoo! ID by searching the Internet company's member directory. The search result depends upon what kind of personal information users allow to appear in the website, such as name, Yahoo! ID, phone number and location.Know More
In order to be included in the Yahoo! member directory, users must first create a profile that includes a display name, first name and last name. All other information beyond these three pieces of data is optional for users, as of September 2014. Access to the directory is restricted to Yahoo! members only, and the user must sign in with a Yahoo! ID to search the database. Users can keep some private information out of the directory by choosing certain privacy settings, although developers for applications through Yahoo! have access to some private information.
Another way to find a person's Yahoo! ID is to use the company's messenger service that allows users to chat back and forth on a computer screen. Logging into some chat rooms also lets users gain access to other users' profile names. The member directory can then be searched by someone's profile name to see other information. A member's Yahoo! ID also can be found by sending and receiving an email through a Yahoo! account.Learn more about E-mail
As of September 2014, reactivating a Yahoo! account involves signing into the account, confirming the Yahoo! ID, filling in CAPTCHA verifications and selecting "Reactivate" on the screen. It may take up to 24 hours to reactivate the account, and emails may be deleted and unrecoverable. Any lost data during the time the account was inactive may not be recovered, such as contact information and preferences.Full Answer >
To create a Yahoo! Account, a user should visit the Yahoo! homepage and click on the Sign In button. This takes the user to the login page for Yahoo! Accounts, which also includes a button that says "Sign Up." This button takes the user to a registration page to help create a Yahoo! account.Full Answer >
Once a Yahoo ID has been created, it's impossible to change it. However, Yahoo offers options for those unhappy with their current Yahoo ID. Yahoo users can choose to create an additional email address with the same account as an alias or create a new account.Full Answer >
To set up a Yahoo email ID, open your web browser, and go to Yahoo. Click on the mail envelope icon that takes you to the registration screen and enter all the required registration details. From the Verification screen, have a SMS code sent to your mobile device, enter the code into the Code field on the Verification screen, and submit it.Full Answer >