Why do I have to change my Yahoo password?

By creating a new password, your personal info remains secured from intruders and imposters. If we've noticed any unusual activity on your account or if you're using a password that's old or not strong enough, we'll ask you to change it.

Ways to review and protect your account

  1. See security tips in the Safety Center.
  2. See our help article on securing your account.

Are you having trouble changing your password? Learn how to change it to a new, secure password.