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Yahoo! is of course more than just Yahoo! Mail. This section covers Yahoo! Mail primarily, but may touch on many of the other free services offered by Yahoo!
It is very easy to capture and save images from the internet, whether they are from websites or social networks. Anything you put out there can easily be grabbed.
Setting up a new email account with Yahoo is pretty straightforward. But before you do you might want to check: you might already have one!
Backing up web-based free email is important. It isn't obvious how to backup Yahoo! Mail nor is it necessarily officially supported, but it's not hard.
Yahoo provides a free email service as well as many other free features. If you want to delete your Yahoo account - well, that link is well hidden.
Yahoo does not offer a solution for this on the software side, but there are a few methods you can use to save those important emails.
You can save Yahoo email to DVD in relatively simple steps, depending on what part of the email you are wanting to save. The good news is that this gets you backed up!
Clicking email links will open the default email program on a computer. That can be confusing if you use an online email service like Yahoo.
Yahoo email is safe enough... depending mostly on you, the user, and your personal safety habits.
If your account is stolen and later recovered, you need to carefully examine the account. It may also be advisable to stop using it altogether.
So, I can't just call up Yahoo. But I will tell you what is the likely cause of all these breaches.
Email is not sent to an IP address, it is sent to an email address. I explore how to close a Yahoo account, and why that is unlikely to help in the long run.
In practicality, information is deleted when it is deleted, although there are several scenarios where it could be recovered if someone were motivated enough!
Sometimes, it's spam, and sometimes, it's not, but there is no need to be scared when you receive subscription notices that you didn't sign up for. Follow the general steps for staying safe online and you'll be fine.