How to Recover Forgotten Yahoo Mail Password

In the present age of digital technology, we come across a new invention every day. Each day a new application is launched to support faster and convenient communication. There was a time when there was no mean of communication besides letters and telephones. Information technology had given a digital mean of communication i.e. email service which had made life simpler. Number of email services are introduced and out of them Yahoo mail was one of the very first email service providers.

Yahoo mail service was launched in 1997 by an American Internet company, Yahoo.  It is a free email service and presently ranked as the third largest web based email interface. Initially yahoo use to offer a limited storage facility, but now everyone can enjoy the benefit of unlimited email storage. At times user may face difficulty in logging in to their yahoo mail account. The reasons can be numerous- you may forget yahoo password, you might be finding difficulty to recover yahoo password, your email id may be incorrectly entered, you might be entering wrong password credentials and so on. Sometimes you may also wish to change yahoo password for security reason.

If a person forgets his login password, it can lead to severe issues. May be an important mail would be waiting for you. Therefore yahoo password recovery is very important. Here we will discuss the steps to recover lost yahoo password.

One can reset once yahoo password by three ways- using alternate email id, using registered mobile number and using secret question. We will discuss them in details.

1.  Steps to Recover Yahoo Password via alternate email address:

  • Open yahoo login page and click on ‘I can’t access my account’. Alternatively you can also visit Yahoo Password Helper.
  • Now you need to select the option ‘I have a problem with my password’ from the options provided and then click on ‘next’.
  • Enter your Yahoo id in the space provided and click on ‘next’.
  • Now you need to enter captcha shown on the page.
  • You can select your alternate email id and then click on ‘next’.
  • An email will be communicated to you on your alternate email id. You can open that mail and there will be a link provided in it named ‘Reset my Password’. click on that and you will be directed to a new page.
  • At that page you can enter new password and click on ‘next’. Your password will be recovered.

2. Steps to reset Yahoo password via mobile number:

  • Open yahoo login page and click on ‘I can’t access my account’. Alternatively you can also visit Yahoo Password Helper.
  • Select the option ‘I have a problem with my password’ from the options provided and then click on ‘next’.
  • Enter your Yahoo id in the space provided and click on ‘next’.
  • Enter captcha in the space provided for text verification.
  • Now select the option ‘Send a text message to’ from recovery options and click on ‘next’.
  • A code would be sent to you on your registered mobile number.  Enter that code in the box named ‘The code sent to my mobile phone is’ and click on ‘next’.
  • Enter new password that you wish to keep and click on ‘next’.

3. Steps to recover password using secret question:

  • Open yahoo login page and click on ‘I can’t access my account’. Alternatively you can also visit Yahoo Password Helper.
  • Choose the option ‘I have a problem with my password’ from the options provided and then click on ‘next’.
  • Enter your Yahoo id in the space provided and click on ‘next’.
  • Enter captcha in the box provided for text verification.
  • Choose recovery option ‘Use my secret questions’ and then click on ‘next’.
  •  Answer first question and then click on ‘next’.
  • Answer second question and then click on ‘next’.
  • Enter new password that you wish to keep and click on ‘next’.

Following these steps you can easily recover yahoo mail password and can enjoy uninterrupted service of Yahoo mail.

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