How to Recover Yahoo Mail Forgotten Password?

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How to Recover Yahoo Mail Forgotten Password?

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Yahoo password is the most sensitive and significant part to have the access to your Yahoo email account. Without a password, you cannot think to have the access to your Yahoo email account. Thus, an alert for a password is needed, so that you could not find such horrible situation. However, even with great security measures sometimes it happens that you forgot the password and become helpless to have access to your Yahoo email account.

Anyway, password issue in not too big issues, because there are many users who cope with password forget issues. These password issues can happen because of a number of reasons:

  • It may be that you would be entering the wrong password.
  • You would be unable to remember the password.
  • Someone would have changed your password.
  • Caps lock key may be on.
  • It may be that anybody would have hacked your Yahoo account.

So, there is a wide number of reason to find forgot password issues with your Yahoo mail. But, you need not get panic with password issues because here, with this blog you will come to know about the workaround that you can follow to have the Yahoo password recovery in different circumstances.

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Recover Yahoo Forgotten Password with the help of your phone number or email address

Here, you need to use the sign-in helper page to reset the Yahoo password where you will find some options to recover a password. Option displayed here depends on the factors, like the sign in location and information related to your account such as the mobile number or alternative email address. So, just have this information and go through the steps as shown below:

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  • Enter your mobile number or email address that you registered while creating your Yahoo account.

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  • Now, click on Continue.

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  • Now, you will be prompted to enter the CAPTCHA code. So, enter the CAPTCHA code.

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  • If you are able to receive a message on your contact number, then click on Yes to receive your Account key. If you have access to the email address, then you can click on Yes to receive the Account key.

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  • As per the option, you have selected, you will receive Account key on your email or your mobile number.

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  • Enter this Account key in the field provided there and, then click on Verify.

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  • Now click on create a new password as given below in the image.

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  • Now, enter the new password and confirm it.

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  • Finally, click on Continue.
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Second Method of Recovering Yahoo Mail Password With Phone Number

1.) On your computer web browser, open the Yahoo Sign-in Page.

2.) Enter your email address in the text field and click on the “Next” button.

3.) Next, you will need to enter your password, however as you have forgotten your Yahoo Mail password; you will need to click on the “I forgot my password” link located below the Sign in button.

4.) On the next screen, you will be given one of the account recovery options (Phone number or Email Address).

NOTE: As you wish to recover your account using phone number, you will need to click on the option “I don’t have access to this email address” if you are prompted to enter your email address for the recovery of your account.

5.) When you see your partially visible phone number (account recovery option) on the screen, click on the “Yes, text me an Account Key” button. Yahoo will send an “Account Key” to this phone number. Enter the Account Key which you receive on the subsequent screen.

5.) After entering the Account Key on the next screen, you will need to click on the Verify button.

6.) Once the Account Key gets verified successfully, you will be taken to the next screen where you will be given following two options – Continue and Create a new password.

7.) Click on Continue button if you want to directly access your Yahoo account. However, if you wish to reset the password for your account, click on the option – “Create a new password”. This will direct you to the “Password Reset” page.

8.) Enter the “New Password” in the prompted fields on the next screen and click on the “Continue” button. The password for your Yahoo Mail account will be changed straight away.

9.) Review the information if you are asked to review your account recovery settings.

10.) Once you have reviewed your account and have made changes accordingly, click on the “Looks good” button. You will be taken to your Yahoo Mail account.

Recover Yahoo Mail Forgotten Password with the help of secret questions

If you have secret question answer, then you can easily proceed further on Sign-in helper page to recover the password. So, let’s have a look at the procedure:

  • First, move to the Yahoo contact page and choose option Password and sign in.
  • Now, below sub-topic two, choose your Forgot password. Here, under the “Recommended option”, you need to enter your email address and then click on Submit.
  • Now, click on Next.
  • Enter the CAPTCHA code as shown there.
  • Choose the option Use my secret questions and then click Next.
  • Enter the required answers for your security questions.
  • If answer entered is correct, then you will be prompted to enter the new password.
  • Just enter the new password and, then click on Next to complete the process of password recovery.

If you have forgotten the secret question, then you need to follow the steps as shown below:

  • Just move towards the password helper.
  • Enter your email address.
  • Now, click on No when you don’t receive the text.
  • Enter your alternative email address.
  • If you have access to this alternative email address then you need to click on Yes to text you.
  • Now, you will find the recovered access to your yahoo account through your alternative email address.
  • Enter the verification code you received on your alternative email address and, then click on Submit.
  • Now you can create a new password and could update it.
  • Finally, click on Continue to finish.

Yahoo! Account Recovery – Things to Remember If Forgotten Yahoo! Password

At some point of time or the other, Yahoo! users face technical glitches with their accounts (no matter how proficient they are). If you also stumble upon errors related to signing-in or lost or forgotten Yahoo password, the following important tips are just for you.

  • Users must ensure that they use a strong password during the account recovery process.
  • Once the process is done, they need to update the new password on the device as it will not be updated automatically.
  • Another important thing that every Yahoo! User must know that the Yahoo account gets deleted from its server if remained abandoned for more than 1 month. When it happens, users are certainly up for the consequences and will face problems getting the same back.
  • Another important thing that every Yahoo! User must know that the Yahoo account gets deleted from its server if remained abandoned for more than 1 month. When it happens, users are certainly up for the consequences and will face problems getting the same back.
  • Update alternative email address and mobile number.
  • Make sure your password is secured. At any point of time if you feel there’s a glitch or someone else is using your account, change the security questions immediately and analyze your account settings.

Hope, these all above show procedures will help you in Yahoo password recovery in every circumstance. Anyway, if you need more help then you can contact yahoo mail customer service phone number 24/7 to have an instant recovery of your lost password.

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17 Comments so far

jorgePosted on5:59 am - Mar 31, 2017

I cannot retrieve my email….

Etta EllisonPosted on4:48 am - Apr 2, 2017

I have been trying to get into my yahoo account all week did all the prompts did not get a code ,didn’t get my secret ? can you help me also when I use my email it always said its invalid……

NilaPosted on10:23 pm - Apr 15, 2017

It’s been long I can’t log in my yahoo mail since the other mail options I also forgot the password please help

MathePosted on4:31 pm - Jun 23, 2017

I for got my yahoo mail password pls help me I cannot receive verification code because I lost my phone nomber

Mine KojetPosted on10:29 pm - Jun 26, 2017

I have try all of step provided but seem that is in helped out to me so i really want to log in into my account.

venu gopalPosted on1:23 am - Jul 14, 2017

hello,
I can’t remember my password and the phone number also changed. I have try all of step provided but seem that is in helped out to me so i really want to log in into my account. can you help me to change password

joePosted on3:47 pm - Jul 21, 2017

they don’t recognized my email!!!!! please help!!!!!!

Judith RichterPosted on9:58 pm - Jul 29, 2017

Yahoo will not recognize my password. I have no cell phone, and my land line phone is 989 793 4355. Every time a message is sent to fill in the phone number, the wrong number is sent. I am a 77 year old widow, who just came home from the hospital, and have important emails coming from my Doctor, insurance companies, and cannot retrieve them. I NEE D HELP!! PLEASE. Have tried all suggestions, however when you send the wrong phone number, I am helpless.

    adminPosted on5:46 am - Sep 3, 2018

    Hello Judith

    which email id has been locked please tell me your email id, you can also contact us our toll-free number 1-888-335-2111 to speak with our technical expert team.

Judith RichterPosted on10:01 pm - Jul 29, 2017

I do not know what you mean. However, I am waiting.

prashant tiwariPosted on7:45 am - Jan 9, 2018

I can’t remember my password and the phone number also changed. I have try all of step provided but seem that is in helped out to me so i really want to log in into my account. can you help me to change password and have important emails coming from my bank and have attached related document and cannot retrieve them. I NEED HELP!! PLEASE. Have tried all suggestions,

adriano antonaPosted on9:22 am - May 24, 2018

kindly, i have a yahoo email account i cannot enter can you recover the password for me ? because its for my company and the person was working for me he dies, its belong to my company the password and he had left his recovery email as his personal email address and i cannot recover my company email how can i do that the email is: [email protected]
– also, the computer that he used to use it for the email login, we have a format that PC.

Mas RabilPosted on8:08 pm - Jul 25, 2018

I cant remember my ymail passwords . I also have change my phone number to +601127504569 can you help me tq

Tina HarrisPosted on1:17 am - Aug 26, 2018

I can’t remember my password and I don’t have access to neither phone numbers.

Jovilita ArciagaPosted on2:13 pm - Sep 1, 2018

How to recover my email account I forgot the email together with the password can you help me hot to recover please.thank you

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