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Change or reset your Yahoo password


Can't sign in to Messenger with your new Yahoo password?

Messenger stores your sign in information until you manually go back and change it. If you change your Yahoo account password , Messenger will not automatically update it. Update Yahoo Messenger manually

My account is sending spam

Change your password immediately The fastest way to stop spam is to secure your account by creating a new, strong password . Review your alternate email address A spammer may have altered your account information, allowing them to access your account again even after you change your password.

Can't sign in to Yahoo Messenger

Trouble getting signed in can be as simple as a typo or recent change in your Yahoo ID or password , but sometimes it's more complex. Use these steps to troubleshoot and fix most problems.

Account keeps sending spam

Delete linked Mail accounts that you don't recognize or control Change your password on any linked accounts that you control. Delete linked social networking accounts that you don't recognize.

How to reset the Web browser configuration

When you delete personal settings, some web pages that rely on previously stored cookies, form data, passwords , or previously installed browser add-ons might not work as expected.

Change IM status

Change your status or availability Click your name at the top of the Messenger window.