To create an email address, first select a web host that offers email services, such as Google, Microsoft or Yahoo. Next, fill in all the required information to create an account, which differs slightly depending on the host.
Most email providers require a first and last name, a user name and a password. Some email hosts let users select any characters they choose for the password, while others require a special combination of letters and numbers. A birth date is also required since most providers require users to be of a certain age. Yahoo users are required to list a valid phone number in order to register for an email account.