How to change or recover Yahoo account password

How to change or recover Yahoo account password?

From most Yahoo mobile apps:
  1. Tap the Menu icon.
  2. If using the Yahoo Mail app, tap Manage Accounts.
  3. Tap Account info.
  4. Tap Security settings.
  5. Enter your security code.
  6. Tap Change password.
  7. Tap I would rather change my password.
  8. Enter the new password and its confirmation and tap Continue.

If you are a Yahoo mail user you should be aware of the Yahoo account recovery process if in case you forget the Yahoo account username or password this account recovery method will help you. Also, it is very important to change your Yahoo account password time to time to keep the account safe and secure.

If you have shared your account details with someone by mistake or knowingly or if you have used any public device or Wi-Fi to access your account, you should get the password of your account changed. If you have access to your Yahoo mail account through browser or app, you can change your account password by following the steps given below:

  1.  Open the Yahoo mail and go to the Menu by using the menu icon on the screen
  2.  If using the smartphone Yahoo application you need to tap Manage accounts
  3.  There you will get the option Account info, you need to select or tap Account info
  4.  Then tap on Security settings
  5.  Here you will get the option to change the password
  6.  You need to tap on Change password option
  7.  Then tap I would rather change password option if you see another window
  8.  You need to enter the new password and then renter the new password for the confirmation
  9.  Once you have confirmed the new password your Yahoo password will get changed at the same moment

Now, whenever you want to login to your Yahoo account you need to use the new password otherwise it will not allow you to log in.

If in case you don’t remember the Yahoo email account password and you want to get access to your email you can follow the Yahoo password reset instruction. Using these instructions you will be able to recover your email account with the help of your alternate contact details such as recovery email address or recovery phone number, which have been provided at the time of creating your Yahoo account. These simple instructions will let you know how easy is it to recover your Yahoo account username or password.

Follow the steps to recover the Yahoo account if the password or username is lost:

  1. You need to go to the Yahoo email login page by using any web browser on any device
  2. If you don’t remember the username you need to click on Trouble signing in
  3. It will ask you to enter your username, phone number or alternate email address
  4. You can use whatever you remember to get the clue for the username.
  5. Enter your username you need to recover and then click on next.
  6. It will ask you to enter the password of your account you need to click on the other option, I forgot my password.
  7. It will give you the option to use your phone for the verification, you will receive a verification code on your phone number through SMS and you have to verify that code on the Yahoo window.
  8. If you don’t have access to the phone number it is showing you can select the option I don’t have access to this phone.
  9. It will take you to another page where you have to use your recovery email as a contact for the verification. You will receive an email containing the verification code which needs to be entered on the Yahoo window to complete the verification.
  10. If you don’t have access to this email account as well you can click on another option I don’t have access to this email.
  11. Then you will get the option to answer the security questions if you have set up the security questions and answers at the time of setting up your account.
  12. Answer the security questions correctly.

Once you verified the code through the email or phone or if you answered the questions correctly it will give you the option to change the password of your account. You need to enter the new password and then re-enter the password for the confirmation and click on next, your password is reset.

If by any chance you are still not able to recover your old Yahoo account you can simply dial the Yahoo password recovery number from your phone and talk to the live person about this problem, they will start helping you then and there.



Related Links:

Yahoo Customer Service Phone Number

Set up Strong Password for Yahoo Account

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