Reset or Recover Yahoo Mail Account Password

June 6, 2017

Yahoo Mail is said to be a web based email service i.e launched in 1997 through the American parent company Yahoo. Yahoo mail is the third largest web-based email service in the world.

Forgetting password is a very common issue these days, as there are so many email accounts operated by a single user. Therefore yahoo mail provides an easy option to recover the password of your Yahoo mail, in other words, it is called Yahoo password recovery process.

How to Recover Yahoo Mail Account password.

Password recovery can be done in two conditions: if you forgot your yahoo password and if your account has been hacked. In both conditions steps to recover password are same, that are given as:

  • Go to the Yahoo account sign in page.
  • Click on 'I don't remember my password.'
  • The next page will ask you to enter your Yahoo account mail id.
  • After entering the mail id, on the next page, there will be three password recovery options.

Recovery using Alternate Email address: in this method, a password recovery link will be sent to your alternate email address. Click on that link, it will take you to the password reset page where you have to enter a new password then click on save and your password has been recovered.

Recovery Using Phone: in this method first you have to enter some missing digit of your registered phone number and they will send an OTP to it. After entering that OTP, it will take you to password recovery page. Now you can reset your new password to recover it.

Recovery using Secret Questions: if you do not have access on your phone and email address, you can recover your password after entering some security questions. After answering these questions correctly you will allow setting a new password.

How to Reset Yahoo Account password.

This yahoo password reset procedure is used when you remember your password and want to change it. Please follow the following steps:

  • First, log in to your Yahoo account, select your profile then Account Security option.
  • Now click on change password, enter your old password there and set a new one.
  • Now press on save and your yahoo account password has been changed.

Using these steps you can reset or recover your password. Still, if you have any problem in it, you should contact to Yahoo mail support team for help.

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