It’s a good idea to change your online account passwords every now and then. If you want to do this for your Yahoo account, Yahoo makes it easy to change your password on both its website and mobile app. We’ll show you how to do that.
Note that if you enable the Account Key option in your Yahoo account, you will not see the option to change your password. You must turn off this option to be able to modify your account password.
Change your Yahoo account password on desktop
On a Windows PC, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook, use the Yahoo website to change your account password. If you haven’t picked a new password yet, check out our guide on creating and remembering strong passwords.
To get started, open a web browser on your computer and head to the Yahoo website. Sign in to your Yahoo account if you haven’t already done so.
in the upper right corner of yahoo site , Click “Arithmetic” (user code).
A page will open “personal information. Here, from the sidebar on the left, select “Account Security”.
have been exposed Yahoo A written web page asks you to enter the username and password for your account. Enter these details and continue.
You will now see the “Account and Security” page. Scroll to the bottom of this page and tap “change Password”.
You will now be on the page Create a new password. On this page, click Field “New Password” and type a new password for your Yahoo account. Then, below this field, click on “Continue.
Yahoo will display a message “success. This indicates that your password has been changed successfully. To go to the next page, click Continue on the current page.
And that’s it. You will now use your newly created password to sign in to your Yahoo account on all of your devices. The old password will no longer work.
Change your Yahoo account password on mobile
On your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, you can use the official Yahoo Mail app to change your account password.
To use this method, first, open the Yahoo Mail app on your phone. In the top left corner of the app, tap your profile icon.
A menu will openaccounts. Here, click onSettings.
in screen”Settings” , Locate “Account management”.
Note: For the steps below, the Yahoo Mail app does not allow screenshots to be taken. Therefore, you will have to rely on written instructions. It’s easy, so you won’t have any problems.
You will now see a list of the accounts you use with the Yahoo Mail app. Here, find the account whose password you want to change. Then, under that account, click on “Account Information.”
in screen “Account Information” , tap on “Security Settings”.
You will see an authentication prompt on your phone. Authenticate yourself using your face, fingerprint or passcode. This depends on the authentication options you have set up on your phone.
Yahoo Mail will take you to the Access and Security page. Here, scroll down to the Password section and tap “change Password”.
in page “Create a new password” That opens, click a field “new password” and enter a new password for your Yahoo account. Then click onContinue.
And that’s it. Your Yahoo account password has now been updated.
If you forgot your Yahoo account password, the platform makes it easy to recover forgotten passwords.