How to check Yahoo Email:

 

1. Start Internet Explorer

a.  Move the mouse cursor over the "start" button on the lower left side of your desktop.

b.  Click the "Left Mouse Button" (LMB) while the cursor is over top of the "start" button. A "form" will pop up showing various program names and icons.

c.  Move the cursor over the "Internet: Internet Explorer" icon. Click the LMB while the cursor is over top of the "Internet" icon. Internet Explorer should now start running. 

2. Browse to the Yahoo internet site:

a.  Move the cursor into the web site addressing area; you will probably see some letters beginning with "http://".

b.  Click the LMB once; the characters of the web address should all be "grayed out" (highlighted).

c.  Click the "Right Mouse Button" (RMB); a form should pop up.

d.  Move the cursor over the "Cut" part of the form; the word "cut" should be highlighted.

e.  Click the LMB; the text in the address field should be removed.

f.  With the cursor in the address field type in the following address: www.yahoo.com . Hit enter and you will be directed to the Yahoo web page. 

3. Log into Yahoo mail services:

a.  Move the cursor over the "Mail" icon; it looks like a paper envelope. The cursor should change shape from an arrow pointer to a hand with a finger pointer. Click the LMB; you should now be viewing the Yahoo mail login page.

b.  Move your cursor into the empty field next to the text "Yahoo:ID". LMB click to put the typing cursor into this field.

c.  Type in your email user identification name. For example "firstName.lastName".

d.  Move your cursor into the empty field next to the text "Password:". LMB click to put the typing cursor into this field.

e.  Type in your email password. For example "emailPassword".

f.  Move your cursor over the "Sign In" button. LMB click. You should now see a "Welcome" screen and various icons related to email.

 

4. Use Yahoo "HELP" to learn how about email:

a.  Move the cursor over the "Help" text at the top right of the Yahoo web page. Click the LMB; the various Yahoo help topics should not be displayed.

b.  LMB click into the topic "Emailing: The Basics".

c.  Take some time to review the various help topics. To get back to the help page click RMB and then click the LBM when the cursor is over the "Back" field.

c.  Be sure to read about how to write (compose) and how to read email messages.

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