Editing your Yahoo Account Information

Recently move or get a new phone number? Need to change an alternate email address? It's easy to update your Yahoo account with your new information.


Note: While these steps can be completed using most smartphone and tablet devices, always make changes to your account information using a desktop or laptop computer.

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Account Information page.
  2. Information you can change includes:
    1. Edit profile details - Control your profile's privacy, including which information people can see.
    2. Update your contact information - Edit your name, address, phone number, or alternate email address(es).
    3. Change your password - Create a new password for your Yahoo account.
    4. Set language or time zone - Change your account's display language or email time zone.
    5. Change sign-in settings - Control how frequently your account signs you out.
    6. View your recent sign-in activity - See the locations and IP addresses that your account has recently been accessed from.
  3. Click Save to apply your changes.

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