Yahoo! Group New User Signup Help
Web Access Signup
This webpage is meant to
help those who having problem with getting messages on a consistant
basis from the Yahoo! Groups. So, I have done step by step
screenshots of signing up on Yahoo! Groups as a NEW user. If you
have any question email me from my main webpage. I have put a red
circle on each image around the specific item I am talking about.
I resisted making the images too small for obvious reason of not being
able to make out the screenshot. Just click on the link to view
1. Open your web browser and go to Yahoo! Groups. Look at the
top of the page for the New User? Sign Up
line and click on that link. Signup Page 1
2. Click on that link will take you to the webpage where you put
in your Yahoo! information. This is where you will pick a Yahoo!
ID and specify the email account you want to use. Signup Page 2
3. Still on the same webpage... Do NOT check the Yahoo!
Mail checkbox. Signup Page 3
4. Further down on that webpage you will see a field called under
the heading of If you forget your password
there will be a field called Alternate email. Put in the email
address you want your group emails delivered to. Signup Page
5. After you are done with that webpage you will be present with
the confirmation webpage. Signup Page 4.
6. Next you'll have to open your email program and check the
email box you specified in your setup of Yahoo! Groups. Click the
link I have red circle to confirm your email address and activate your
Yahoo! account. Signup Page 5.
7. You will get a webpage that you've been verified. Signup Page 6.
8. Next you need to open your web browser and go to Starlight
Astronomy's Yahoo! Group. Once that webpage open there is a
button on the right side that says Join
This Group!. Signup Page 7.
9. On the next webpage you want to verifiy that the email address
is in fact the email address you want group messages delivered
Page 8. Verify the rest of the information and click Join!
at the bottom of the webpage. You will be sent a message from one
of the Starlight Astronomy moderators once your membership has been
To Join the mailing list
I highly recommend you join a group via the group page (above).
However, if you are familiar with mailing lists, you may join only the
mailing list for the group. If you choose this method, you will NOT
have access to all of the group's web features (Photos, Files, Links,
Polls, Calendar.) In addition you will not have access to the My Groups
page, where you can easily manage all of your memberships and email
To subscribe to a group's mailing list via email, send a blank email
To unsubscribe to a group's mailing list via email, send a blank
Please substitute starlightastronomy in the above where it says
groupname. I did this to prevent email 'harvesters' or 'bots'
from trying to join the group via email. You will receive a
confirmation message. Just reply to this message and your subscription
will be complete.