How to Specify a Reply-To Address in Yahoo Mail

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When you send emails from your Yahoo Mail account, replies are delivered to the address from which they were sent. However, it's possible to change the reply-to address for your Yahoo Mail messages provided you have another email address linked to your Yahoo Mail account.

Instructions in this article apply to the web versions of Yahoo Mail.

How to Change a Reply-To Address in Yahoo Mail

To set a reply-to address for any account you use in Yahoo Mail:

  1. Select the gear located in the upper-right corner of Yahoo Mail.

    Gear icon in Yahoo Mail on the web
  2. Select More Settings.

    More Settings in Yahoo Mail
  3. Select Mailboxes.

    Mailboxes button in Yahoo Mail on the web
  4. Select Add mailbox and provide login credentials for your alternate email address to link it to Yahoo Mail.

    If your alternate reply-to address is listed in the Mailboxes section, skip this step.

    Add mailbox button in Yahoo Mail
  5. In the Mailbox list section, select the email address for which you want to set the reply-to address.

    Second email syncing in Yahoo Mail on the web
  6. In the Reply-to address section, select a different email address.

    Before you can designate an alternate reply-to address, another email address must be linked to your Yahoo account.

    New Reply-To address in Yahoo Mail on the web
  7. Scroll down in the right pane and select Save.

    Save button in Yahoo Mail Settings

How to Change a Reply-To Address in Yahoo Mail Basic

To change the reply-to address using Yahoo Mail Basic:

  1. Select Account Info.

    Account Info menu in Yahoo Mail Basic
  2. Select Options, then select Go.

    Options in Account Info menu
  3. Select Mail Accounts.

    Mail Accounts link in Yahoo Mail on the web
  4. Enter your name and a different reply-to address.

    Reply-to address field in Yahoo Mail Basic
  5. Select Save.

    Save button in Yahoo Mail Basic