Forgot my Yahoo password, how to reset it?

Let’s say that I forgot or lost my Yahoo password, what can I do then to recover my password and regain access to my account?

Follow along below if you want to reset your Yahoo password.

Related: Do you just want to change your existing Yahoo password? Here’s how to modify it >

 1  I cannot access my account

Go to and when you’re in the login screen, but you don’t know your password, click on “I cannot access my account”.

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 2  Problem with my password

You arrive in the Yahoo password helper. Indicate the first option (= you have a problem with your password or you’re not able to receive a password on your mobile phone. Choose Next.

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 3  Identify

Type your Yahoo ID and choose Next.

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 4  Recovery methods

Now we see the 2 recovery methods displayed to reset the password:

  • A text message to your mobile phone with a verification code
  • A mail to your recovery email address > We choose this option in the demo.

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 5  Mail from Yahoo

After a few seconds, you will receive an email from Yahoo. You need to click on the link hat you see in the email.

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 6  Reset your password

Type the new password that you want 2 times. Click on Next afterwards.

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 ✓  Result

You are automatically logged in again. You have now reset your password and recovered your account.

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