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Change your default sending address in Yahoo Mail

The default sending account is the email address that pre-populates as the "From" address when you create a new message. If you have an extra email address set up, or another email address linked to your Yahoo Mail account, you can choose to use one of these as your default sending address by following the steps below.

  1. Click the Settings menu icon .
  2. Click More Settings.
  3. Click Writing email.
  4. In the "Default sending address" drop-down menu, select your preferred email address.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Click Mailboxes.
  7. Under Mailbox list, select your default email address.
  8. In the "Reply-to address" drop-down menu, select your preferred email address.
  9. Click Save.