How do I change my default email from Hotmail to Yahoo Mail in Windows 7?

Guy Andrew March 22, 2013
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How do I change my default email from Hotmail to Yahoo Mail in Windows 7?

  1. Alan Wade
    March 23, 2013 at 9:51 pm

    Set it through your email client. Tell us which that is and we can give you specific instructions.

    • Guy A
      March 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm

      isnt my email client Yahoo Mail?

  2. Saikat Basu
    March 23, 2013 at 2:56 am

    One of the easiest ways is to install the MailTo extension if you are using Chrome -

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/mailto/gppbppehiogfokmpligejhaepeopajdf#

    • Guy Andrew
      March 23, 2013 at 7:35 am

      Thank you exactly what i needed

  3. SaapeXD MoHods
    March 23, 2013 at 1:44 am

    Obviously you would need a yahoo email account!

    Actually the question is not very clear. If you want to change your email service provider, then you just have to signup at another email service. ANd to Login, you just have to visit their site , enter username and password. Thats it. ^_^

  4. Bruce Epper
    March 22, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    What email client are you using?

    In Thunderbird, right-click any of the accounts and select Settings..., click on the account you want to make the default and then click on the Account Actions button and select Set as Default from the resulting list.

    In Outlook, go to Tools - Account Settings, highlight the account and click on Set as Default.

    In Windows Live Mail, right-click on the account you want to use and select Set as default account from the context menu.

    • Home Less
      March 23, 2013 at 4:22 pm

      Great answer
      I recommended

    • Greg P
      March 25, 2013 at 4:27 pm

      Bruce hit it on the spot. What he listed is the easiest methods, and it is not just for Yahoo mail.

  5. ha14
    March 22, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    How can I make Yahoo! Mail my default email application?
    http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?page=content&y=PROD_MAIL_CLASSIC&locale=en_US&id=SLN3288
    http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/yahoomail/settings/settings-10.html

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    GmailDefaultMaker Features:
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