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Update your account recovery information

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    Update your account recovery information
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    Start from the Yahoo home page
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    Click your name
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    Or start from another Yahoo page
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    Click the gear icon
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    Select Account Info
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    You may be asked to re-enter your password
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    If so, type your current password and click Sign In
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    Now you're on your account page
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    Click Account security
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    Your account should include one or more mobile phone numbers so we can send you a text message if you need help
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    Click here to add or delete a phone number
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    Delete this number if it's obsolete
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    Click here to add a new number
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    Choose the country code for your mobile phone
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    Enter the phone number
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    Choose to have a verification code sent to you as text or by voice
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    When you receive the verification code, enter it here
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    Click Verify
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    We can also send password reset information to one or more alternate email addresses
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    Click here to add or delete email addresses
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    These should be non-Yahoo addresses where you can receive messages if you can't access your Yahoo Mail account
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    Delete any obsolete email addresses
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    Click here to add an email address
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    Enter the email address
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    Click here to have Yahoo send a verification message to this email address
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    Follow the instructions in the email message that Yahoo sends you to verify this address
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    If you ever need help with your account, you'll be glad that we have your current contact info!
Title:
Update your account recovery information
Description:

Want to make it easier to recover your account if you forget your password or get hacked? Learn how set up your account's recovery info and be sure to review it regularly.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
Yahoo Help Videos
Duration:
01:37

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