Yahoo mail is the best email service and it will enhance the experience of users with its excellent features. Although Yahoo mail has its own security feature that takes care of your important emails and keeps you all saved data safe on mail. But there is a fact that you should keep your mail account safe and secure from your end. For that, never login to your Yahoo mail using an un-safe network or device as well. Never share your password with anyone and try to use a strong password (a combination of symbol, number, or alphabets).
In case, if you want to change Yahoo mail password then, follow a few steps given below
Change Yahoo Mail Password (Computer/Desktop)
You also can use your PC or Desktop for changing your Yahoo mail account passwords. But without trying the correct steps, you will not be able to do that. To do this, follow a few steps given below:
- First of all, go to mail.yahoo.com using a web browser on your computer
- Now, sign in to your Yahoo mail account and use your login credentials
- Click on the gear icon that appears at the upper-right corner and chooses Account Info from the scroll-down menu
- Click on the Account Security Section that appears on the left side and enters your current password to move ahead with the next page
- Now, you will see the Account Security page after you enter the password and click o the Change Password link
- Then, enter a new password for the Yahoo mail account and then, re-enter to confirm
- And, click on the Continue tab to complete the process and enjoy a safe and secure account with a strong password
Change Yahoo Mail Password (Mobile)
You can change your Yahoo mail password on your mobile that is very simple and easy. But, you cannot change it only by using the Yahoo mail app and open the Yahoo mail official website on your mobile, and then, you can easily change
- First of all, open the Yahoo mail app on your mobile and login into your Yahoo Account
- Now, click on the menu icon that appears in the upper-left corner and then, click on the Options from the scroll down menu
- After that, you will see the Account Security page and click on Change Password
- Enter a secure and new password for your Yahoo mail and then, re-enter it to confirm the action
- Now, you are finally eligible to signing to your Yahoo mail account with the new password and complete the entire procedure
This is the way through which you can change your Yahoo mail password and in case, if you come to know that you have forgotten your mail account password then, this is a serious issue. Without entering your current password, you will not be able to change it. In such a case, you only have a way to fix this issue and for that, follow a few steps given below to recover the forgotten Yahoo Mail Password.
Recover a Forgotten Yahoo Mail Password
You can recover forgotten Yahoo mail password using your alternate email ID or phone number. Make sure that you have both of them or you have either an alternate email Id or Phone Number. Follow a few steps given below.
- First of all, go to the Yahoo account recovery page, login.yahoo.com/forgot (mobile or desktop)
- Enter your Yahoo mail address into the given box and after that, click on Continue and now click on Yes send me an Account Key tab
- After that, choose the procedure to get your account key and if you have an alternate email phone number or email ID linked to your Yahoo mail account and you will then get a verification code
- Make sure that your email ID or phone number which you are entering for the recovery linked with the Yahoo mail
- Select the phone number method to get the code and then, you will receive a code from Yahoo on your registered phone number
- Enter the verification code into the given box and click on the Verify and then, Yahoo will send a verification code that will redirect you to the next page
- After that, enter a new password for your Yahoo mail account into the New Password and then, again ether the password to confirm the new password box
- Click on Continue to finish the password for changing the procedure
Follow the above-given steps to fix this issue and get your Yahoo mail password recovered. Make sure that you are using a strong internet connection because all these procedures require a good network connection.