How to Change Your Email Address on wikiHow

Having an email address connected to your wikiHow account allows you to be notified for edits or new talk page messages, as well as communicate with other wikiHowians. If you ever need to change the email address, see Step 1 to learn how.

Steps

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    Navigate to the Special:Preferences page. This can be done by hovering your cursor over the "My Profile" tab on the green header and clicking on "My Preferences".
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    Click on "Notifications".
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    In the "Email options" box, find your current email address and click on the "Change email address" link. As a shortcut, you may also click the preceding link to access that page directly from this article.
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    Enter your new email address and wikiHow password, and click Change email to apply the changes.
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    Confirm the new email address. Log into your email provider, find the email sent from wikiHow, and follow the instructions to verify the change.
    • Note that for security reasons, the computer's IP address will be sent along with the email change request. Make sure that the IP address shown matches the one on the computer you're using.

Article Info

Categories: Your wikiHow Account