Yahoo mail password should be strong so that no one can guess it or hack it. This is a primary step that one should take to keep their mail account safe and secure. If you have chosen a hard password (a combination of number, symbol, and letter) then, no one can even guess that. You have to change your Yahoo mail password from time to time to keep your mail account safe and secure. We are here with the exact procedure to do so.
Just follow a few steps to change and reset your Yahoo mail password. You will need to make sure that you are using a strong and stable network connection because a weak connection might get you stuck. There is a difference in steps for changing and resetting Yahoo mail password. We will talk on both of them one by one.
Change Yahoo Mail Password
First of all, you will need to move ahead with the Yahoo Mail sign-in page and then, enter your existing email address and password. When you have logged in then click on the button appears with your name, and the profile image appears in the right-hand corner of the page. If you have added a custom profile image which you will see on your screen and it will be a standard grey and white use icon
Choose “Account Info” from the drop-down menu and doing this will open another page that includes all your personal account detail and preferences. You will see a menu with five options, “Personal Info”, “Account Security” and “Recent Activity”, “Preferences” and “Help”
Then, click on ‘Account Security’ and then, choose the link that says “Change Password” and then, you will find it appears on the left-hand side of the page when you open the “How to sign in” section. After that, you will be then redirected to the login screen
Enter your new password on the first line and confirm it appears in the line below and click on “Continue”. If your passwords match you will see the following emails appear on your screen that show that you are successful “Success”!
Your password has been updated and then, click on “Continue” to finish the process. You will be asked to review your account recovery information and if you do see any inconsistency adjust them at this point to avoid locking the account later down the line
Follow these steps to change your Yahoo Mail password and also, make sure that you have chosen a strong password that cannot be guessed by anyone
Reset Yahoo Mail Password
If you think that you have forgotten your current Yahoo password then, in that case, you cannot change your password. In such case, you will need to reset it from the sign-in page and locate it to the sign-in page as normal and then, enter your username or email address and after that, click on “Next”.
After that, you will be then asked to enter your current password and ignore the notification and after that, click on “Forgotten password”? Now, you will be asked if the current number linked with your Yahoo Mail account is appropriate or not. If that is then, you will need to click on the option “Yes, send me as code”.
If you have that number linked with your account then, it is okay. If you don’t have that number then, click on the “Try another way to sign in” link that appears at the bottom of the page. You can after that, use a different authentication method like another email address to check your identity
Presuming the original phone number is correct or not and when you get a code via message then, enter it and click on “Verify”. Next, you will mark in the re-CAPTCHA box and click on “Continue”
You will be then, required to enter a new password and then, confirm it and, click on “Continue”. Now, if both passwords match a “Success! Your password has been updated” message will come up on your screen, and click on “Continue”
You will then see the Yahoo Mail’s account recovery information update reminder on your screen before you will be redirected to your email account.
This is the best time to update your detail if you want to and call on Yahoo Help Number Service to get in touch with the technical experts for any assistance. You can change your email password with the assistance of the technical team in case if you are not able to do so.