Direct Yahoo Access By Shortcut From Your Desktop

by on January 17th, 2009

Following are Yahoo tips and tricks to save your time by creating shortcuts for different actions you have to perform while accessing and working with Yahoo. These tips are for yahoo chat, yahoo 360, yahoo photos, yahoo calendar, yahoo groups, yahoo briefcase, yahoo notepad, yahoo address, yahoo mail and my yahoo services.

Direst Access to yahoo

No need to open web page every time and enter your username and password for Yahoo.
Did you know that you can directly access your Yahoo! by creating shortcuts on your desktop for its different services? You do not even need to give user name and password every time.

  1. Right click on your desktop and create a new shortcut.
  2. Enter a link that you like as below and replace “MYUSERNAME” with your username and “MYPASSWORD” with your password in the following URLs. Click Next.
  3. Type a name for the shortcut (Yahoo Mail, for example). Click Finish.

As simple as that!

What is this for? It eliminates your having to retype your password every time you access links to your Yahoo!

All Codes for Different Services

My Yahoo!

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://my.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Mail:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://mail.yahoo.com

Compose Yahoo! Mail:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://compose.mail.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Address:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://address.yahoo.com/yab/us

Yahoo! Notepad:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://notepad.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Briefcase:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://briefcase.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Groups:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://groups.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Calendar:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://calendar.yahoo.com

Yahoo! Geocities:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://geocities.yahoo.com

Yahoo Photos:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com

Yahoo 360:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://360.yahoo.com

Yahoo Chat:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://chat.yahoo.com

And You Can Also Make Your Favorite Service Shortcut by adding your service name.
For Example

this is Yahoo Geocities Link:

http://login.yahoo.com/config/login?login=MYUSERNAME&passwd=MYPASSWORD&.done=http://geocities.yahoo.com

You Can Change it by giving your service name in place of Geocities.

Update: Geocities will be no more soon – They are closing down in October 2009.

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2 Reviews

  1. Saurabh says:

    Wonderful.
    Thanks. :)

  2. awais says:

    wow. Really nice tip for yahoo addicts. Not usable if the computer is not private. I can access my yahoo services without typing login info again and again with these. Cool man…