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How to Setup Automatic Email Forwarding in Yahoo Mail?

· Yahoomail

Yahoo Mail is known for offering plenty of advantageous features to the users that make the emailing tasks effortless for them. Among these different useful features that users prefer to use in their Yahoo Mail account mostly is the option to automatically forward emails from their Yahoo Mail account to another email address, no matter if it is a Yahoo Mail account or non-Yahoo email account. If you are looking to forward emails from your Yahoo Mail account to another email address automatically, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.

 

Steps to Automatically Forward Emails from Yahoo Mail to another Email Account

  1. On your computer, open a supported web browser and sign in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  2. Once you are logged in to your Yahoo Mail account, you will need to click on the Gear icon located in the top-right corner of the window. This will display a drop-down menu on your computer screen.
  3. From the drop-down menu that appears on your computer screen, you will need to click on the More Settings option located at the bottom of the expanded menu. You will be directed to the complete Settings window of your Yahoo Mail account on the next screen.
  4. In the Settings window on the next screen, you will need to click on the Mailboxes option provided in the left-hand side panel. This will expand the menu on the right-hand side.
  5. In the expanded menu under the Mailbox list, you will need to click on your Yahoo Mail account located under it. This will further expand the menu.
  6. Once you are in the expanded menu, you will need to go to the Forwarding section.
  7. Once you are in the Forwarding section, you will first need to select the checkbox next to the following option (if you see it on your screen).

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  1. After selecting the checkbox, you will need to enter the email address in the field box that says “Forwarding Address” where you wish to receive your Yahoo email messages.
  2. Once you are done entering the email address in the prompted fields, you will need to click on the Verify button to confirm it. Clicking on the Verify button will display a dialog box on your screen notifying that – “An email has been sent to example@**mail.com. Please log in to that address and follow the instructions in the email to begin forwarding.
  3. Then, you will need to login to that email account and open the email message you received from your Yahoo Mail account. In the email, click on the “click here” option where it reads “Please click here to verify the email address”.
  4. Now, as you would have clicked on the provided link in the message, you will be taken to the next window where you will see the following message on your screen – So, you will need to press the Sign-out & continue button.
  5. Once you are logged out of your current account and signed in to your Yahoo Mail account, you will see the message that reads “Please click the button below to verify your email address”. Here, you will need to press the Verify button to finish the verification process. After that, you will simply need to press the Return to account settings option.
  6. Then, go to the email forwarding section in your Yahoo Mail account and click on the drop-down box located below the field where you earlier typed in your email address for automatic forwarding emails.
  7. As you will click on that drop-down box, you will see the following two options–
  • Store and forward
  • Store and forward, and mark as read

If you will select the “Store and forward” option, it will make your Yahoo Mail account store the messages in your Yahoo Mail and forward a copy of them to the configured email account under auto-forwarding. On the other hand, if you will select the “Store and forward, and mark as read” option, it will not only store and forward the email messages in your Yahoo Mail account and registered auto-forwarding email account, but it will also mark it as read in your account.

  1. After you have followed the above-mentioned instructions, you will need to press the Save button in the Settings window (if available) to complete the auto-forwarding process in your Yahoo Mail account.

So, now as you know how to automatically forward emails from your Yahoo Mail account to another email account, you can easily do so when you wish to receive emails from your Yahoo Mail account to another email account.

Do you need technical assistance? The knowledgeable team at Yahoo customer service support can help you.

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