Recent login activity in your Yahoo account

Monitoring your recent login activity is important to keep your account safe. Be aware, there are some legitimate reasons why your history can show an unfamiliar location, like your mobile device picking up the wrong location or your Internet provider using a location proxy.

Check your recent activity

  1. Click the Sidebar icon Image of the side menu icon. or the Settings icon Gear Icon.
  2. Click Account info.
    • If using the Yahoo Mail app, tap Manage Accounts to see this option.
  3. Click Recent activity.

Different types of activity

If you see something you don't recognize, click Sign out or Remove next to the unexpected activity and immediately change your password.

  • Recent activity - View the sign-in history for each device or browser your account's signed into.
  • Apps connected to your account - Apps you've given permission to access your info.
  • Recent account access changes - Shows the last 3 password changes.

IP addresses in Yahoo Mail

Your IP address is your location online and each session should start with the same few sets of numbers. If it's drastically different, you'll want to change your password and secure your account.

Click on any recent activity to view its IP address. You'll also see the date and time the IP was collected.