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Turn off Yahoo second sign-in verification

To prevent unauthorized account access, Yahoo uses an authentication feature known as "second sign-in verification." It asks you to verify a security question, or a code texted to your mobile device, when a login attempt is made on your account from a new location or device.

Disabling second sign-in verification

  1. From a desktop or laptop computer, go to your Yahoo Account Information.
  2. Under "Sign-In and Security," click Set up your second sign-in verification.
  3. Uncheck the box next to Your second sign-in verification is turned on.
    - A "Turn Off Second Sign-In Verification?" pop-up window appears.
  4. Click Turn Off, to confirm.

Important: Once disabled, you will no longer receive notifications when you access your account from a new location.

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