Make Yahoo mail default instead of Gmail?

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    This is my second Incredible 2. On my first Incredible 2 (which I had switched to this one with my warranty), when I clicked on an email link, or clicked to send an email to an app's developer in the Google Market, Yahoo Mail would open, which is what I much prefer, since I don't use Gmail. However on this new phone, even though I have the Yahoo Mail app, when I click like one of the ones just mentioned, Gmail opens to compose the message.

    I have already tried going to the phone's app settings to clear default settings for Gmail, hoping that I will be given the option next time I click on an email link. I have tried this several times, but it still always goes to Gmail. What can I do to get Yahoo Mail to open like before? And I have all software, including my phone, Yahoo Mail, and Gmail, fully up to date.
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    I think the only way to do it is use thdefault email app with Yahoo and choose "send email with this account by default". I don't think you can set the Yahoo app to be the default app.
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    Sorry, I don't know what to say. I'm positive that on my last Incredible 2, email links would open with Yahoo Mail. Not the default Gmail. I really wish it could get it to do this again.
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    Not saying it has to be the Default Gmail.
    The DINC2 comes with HTC's own email client. You can set up... any number of email addresses with it: Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, whatever.
    If you set that to work with Yahoo then this is doable.
    .. um... o wait... did you try th???

    Go to SETTINGS > APPLICATIONS.THen to last option there APP ASSOCIATIONS.
    Click EMAIL ADDRESS... I have an option there to use Yahoo Mail Client... so I guess you can!
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    That did it! Thanks a lot!
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