Use your mobile phone number to reset your password

Using your mobile number is a fast and safe way to get back into your account.

Here's how it works

  1. Go to the Yahoo Password Helper.
  2. Select I have a problem with my password.
  3. Enter your Yahoo ID and the CAPTCHA code.
  4. Select the Send a text message to recovery option and click Next.
    -A text message [SMS] with a verification code will be sent to your mobile number.
  5. Enter that verification code in the The code sent to my mobile phone is box.
    If you close the "The code sent to my mobile phone is" page, you'll need to generate another code by going through steps 1-4 again.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Create a new password.

  Didn't have a mobile number listed on your account? The Yahoo Password Helper will walk you through other options to recovery your password.

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