How to Create a Mailing List in Yahoo Mail

Group contacts into mailing lists to simplify emailing them

It's possible to send the same message to multiple recipients in Yahoo Mail without entering every individual email address. Learn how to create a Yahoo Mail group mailing list.

Instructions in this article apply to the standard web version of Yahoo Mail. You can also create a mailing list in Yahoo Mail Classic.

Create a Group Email List in Yahoo Mail

To set up a list for group mailing in Yahoo Mail:

  1. Select Contacts in the upper-right corner of the Yahoo Mail navigation bar.

    A screenshot of Yahoo Mail with the Contacts button highlighted
  2. Select Lists

    A screenshot of Yahoo Mail's Contacts tab with the Lists section highlighted
  3. Select Create list in the pane below Lists.

    A screenshot of Yahoo Mail with the Create List command highlighted
  4. Type the desired List name for the list.

    A screenshot of Yahoo Mail with the List Name field highlighted
  5. Add at least one contact in the Add contacts field, and then select Save.

    A screenshot of a list in Yahoo Mail with the Save button highlighted

How to Add Members to a Yahoo Mail Group

To add members to the email list you created:

  1. Select Edit next to the list you created.

    A screenshot of the Lists screen in Yahoo Mail with the Edit button highlighted
  2. Add contacts in the Add contacts field by entering their name or email address. Select the name that appears to add that address. Repeat this process until you have all the email addresses you need.

    A screenshot of a list in Yahoo Mail with a contact highlighted
  3. Select Save to save your new list.

    A screenshot of a list in Yahoo Mail with the Save button highlighted

How to Send Mail to Your Yahoo Mail List

  1. Select Compose in the upper-left corner of the Yahoo Mail web page.

    A screenshot of Yahoo Mail with the Compose button highlighted
  2. In the To (or CC/BCC fields, if used), enter the name of your newly created mailing list. It should appear when you start typing. Select it when it does.

    A screenshot of a new message in Yahoo Mail with the To line highlighted
  3. Continue composing your message and send it.