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How to Change My Yahoo Mail Password

How do I Change My Yahoo Mail Password?

Yahoo Yahoo password enables access to all Yahoo services, that you use.

There can be several reasons why you might want to change your Yahoo Mail password:

  • Your Yahoo password could have been hacked, in a Yahoo Mail account leak.
  • You want to change your password to one that is easier to remember.
  • You want to to change your Yahoo Mail password to a more secure password.
  • You want to reset your Yahoo Mail password, because you have forgotten it.

Whatever, your reason, change your Yahoo password, and thereby your Yahoo Mail or Ymail password, is pretty straightforward and you can do it in minutes.

How do I Change my Yahoo Mail Password?

Answer: Change your Yahoo Mail password from a desktop or mobile web browser, by following these steps:

  1. Log in to the Yahoo Account security page at
  2. You can also get to the security page by logging in, then clicking on your Account Name in top right corner, click on “Account Info”, followed by clicking on “Account Security”.
  3. Then, find and click on the blue “Change password” link on the right hand side of your screen.
  4. Enter a new password.
  5. Confirm your new Yahoo password.
  6. Click Continue.
how to change yahoo mail password
To change your Yahoo Mail password, first log in, then click on your User ID Name, followed by “Account Info”, and you will get to the Security page.
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On the Account Info page, click on “Account Security”, then “Change Password”.

How to Change your Yahoo Password in the Yahoo Mobile App:

  1. Tap/Click on the Menu icon .
  2. If you are using the Yahoo Mail app, then Tap/Click on Manage Accounts.
  3. Tap/Click on “Account info”.
  4. Tap/Click on “Security settings”.
  5. Enter your security code.
  6. Tap/Click on “Change Password”.
  7. Tap/Click on “I would rather change my password”.
  8. Enter your new Yhaoo Mail password, confirm it and click on “Continue”.

How to Reset a forgotten Yahoo Mail Password.

How do I reset a forgotten Yahoo password?


To reset a lost/forgotten Yahoo Mail or Ymaill password and recover your Yahoo acconut, use th Yahoo Sign-in Helper, password reset and account recovery function:

  1. Go to the Yahoo Mail Sign-in Helper at
  2. Enter one of the account recovery details, either: Your Yahoo Sign-in email address or associated mobile number.
    Your Yahoo Recovery phone number.
    Your Yahoo Recovery email address.
  3. Click on “Continue”.
  4. A verification code will be emailed to your recovery email address or sent as an SMS to your associate mobile phone number.
  5. Enter the verification code.
  6. Click on “Verify”.

14 Replies to “How to Change My Yahoo Mail Password

  1. I cannot log into my rocketmail account. I have a different phone number & have forgotten my password.

  2. I am Mauritian. Used to operate my y mail account from Mauritius. Now I have shifted to India. I am unable to open my account from my husband’s laptop here in India. When I tried to open my account here I am asked to fill account key code. I don’t know how to find this key code. Please help me to solve this problem.
    It will be of great help if you send the reply to this query to my husband’s mail id given here. —-:

  3. I accidentally entered my account ending with instead of as recovery for one of my other accounts and now I can’t remember my password and I’m unable to recover my account.
    Please help.

  4. Now I’m leaving in india unable to open my yahoomail because current mobile number not in use because I’m not using Yahoo from long time now I have username and password but I don’t have mobile number because previously I worked in other country so it is asking me mobile number verification so please help me my email I’d is [email protected]

  5. i can not sign in my email-h2kxxxx and i can not access my india phone number-i am in uganda and my phone number is +256 702 606 xxx and my other email id is hkmehtxxxx want to sign in my yahoo.mail

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