How to Recover a Forgotten Yahoo! Mail Password

Recover Yahoo! Mail Password

Do you have a Yahoo! Mail account? Have you thought what you will do if you forget your Yahoo Mail password? One thing is sure that there is no way you can access your Yahoo! messages without entering your password first. Yahoo! Mail account holders can recover their lost Yahoo Mail password if they

  • Know the answer to secret question
  • Have an alternative email address

To Recover your Yahoo! Mail password

Following are the instructions you can follow to recover your forgotten Yahoo Mail password.

  • First of all, you need to go to Yahoo Sign In Helper page.
  • Can you access the Yahoo Sign In Helper page by clicking Trouble Signing In? link on the Yahoo Sign in page.
  • At the Yahoo Sign In Helper page, you will be asked to enter your email address or phone number.
  • Next, you will enter the confirmation code. Many users know it as a Captcha code.
  • Click Next.

For Those Who Have Provided a Secondary Email Address

  • Below Send a Message to my Alternate Email Address, you need to enter your alternate email address.
  • Click Next
  • Go to the secondary email and there you will find an email from Yahoo. The subject of the email will be “How to reset your Yahoo password”.
  • Open the message and you will see Reset My Password link. You just have to click the message and then follow the link.

For Those Who Want to Answer the Secret Question

  • Ensure that Use My Secret Questions is selected.
  • Click Next
  • Keep typing the answer below every question you see on the screen
  • Click Next.

You will be prompted to create a new password below New Password. Enter the new password and then also retype it under Retype the Password. Make sure that you choose a strong new password which is easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess.

Finally, Click Next. That’s it.

Just do as instructed and you will be able to recover your forgotten Yahoo Mail password.

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