And you are able to login and access your Yahoo! But, if you can't use your mobile app, you can follow these steps: Yahoo Account Has Been Hacked If your Yahoo account has been hacked, click and follow the instructions. If you have to start over with a new account at this point I think you might , I would suggest using a service which gives you the option of two-factor authentication such as Gmail As an example. In any case, unless you want to try to buy that other domain just to get your own reset emails, you'll need to contact yahoo support, they are the only ones who can help you now. Who do I talk to so that I can fix this? In the provided bar, type the code you have just received. The page is essentially frozen. Overall it's easier to use an alternate browser.
In the left side of the screen, choose the Password and Sign in bar. If you have access to the email address listed, click Yes, send me an Account Key. The problem is, i don't have access to that email anymore and I'm not getting any other options for signing in. How to email customer support? I have Been using for over 10 years! Sometimes the Yahoo account may be locked if the user does not follow the guidelines provided by Yahoo. Use different passwords for different sites and edit your web mail password card to include the security questions you used along with the answers. I never set up a secondary way of accessing it. Yahoo locked me out of my email account Hacker News 8 points by When I created my Yahoo mail account 15 years ago, they forced me to put in an alternative email.
Enter the Account Key that Yahoo sent in the field provided, then click Verify. I know the correct password. When you let someone else handle your email for you, you live and die at that others whim. Accounts that have had absolutely no activity in the past 12 months are at risk of being deleted. I have not included any email addresses or phone numbers for obvious reasons - but please let me know what can be done. I was temporaily locked out of Yahoo email about 20 hours ago. I agree she should be able to fake out Yahoo but it doesn't appear to be point and click easy.
Please visit our help site to get back in. You will be offered several useful ways to get back your account. I doubt Yahoo would just be giving that phone number out to spammers. These results in the formation of new and fresh cookies. Att redirected me 3 times, directed me to a web address that ran me in circles, when calling back I was disconnected 2 times. For more information visit If you've already been through this process and are seeing this message again, it's possible that your account may have been compromised. Yahoo is an amazing Email service provider.
Certain options are also available using which you can use Yahoo mail on any internet enabled devices. It's therefore very important that after completing these steps, you follow the advice at. Hence, everyone should try to migrate to email, but this is very scary because we are getting less and less options for email providers and services these days. Last night before I went to bed I was shocked when I tried to login and the account said that I was entering the wrong password. You have every right to do what? I usually gain access w secret question. Probably better security wise too because the version of Safari Deb is running more than likely has many vulnerabilities in the wild. Is there a workaround to this problem? Any thoughts on how i can access my email? Hi Deb, I'm the resident Mac guy.
If your Yahoo mail account is locked temporarily 12 hours , read the post carefully to regain your account back. Your best option to avoid losing access is to update your recovery info if you get a new phone number or change your alternate email address. Long term I recommend spending the few dollars per year on a vanity domain for your email. Hence the simple way to and unlock a locked Yahoo account is mentioned below. So if you are assuming someone gets into your account and grabs your mobile number, then your account security blows.
Losing that Flickr account hurt the most. Noone mentions that it can stand the same situation as me! You may unlock your account immediately by changing your password. Click on Next to continue. There is no number listed anywhere and I now have no email to tell people to respond to to answer my questions… My account was hacked and yahoo shut it down, which is fine, except now when it sends an account key to my phone, I enter that and it tells me to go to the sign in helper, which then tells me I cannot sign in through there. After I enter my password it says that I logged in from a different device.
If anyone comes across a solution for the dead-end Unmerge process, please let me know and I will inform the hundreds of others trapped in the same situation. This makes it trivial to reset your password. Use these email tips to get your back your mail account working and never need unlock again. Cannot sign in and its wanting to send a text to the lost phone, or to call it. There is a lot of memories in this account. Depending on the option you've selected, Yahoo will send an Account Key to your phone or email. Your Account Recovery Information is Incorrect or Has Changed Email providers take your account's security very seriously and will only let you reclaim an account if you can prove that you're the rightful owner.
Some of the major reasons why Yahoo mail is locked out can be similar with Gmail too. System will not give that option. What is the original computer you were using to set up and use the Yahoo account? After choosing one, you will receive a verification code. Enter one of the account recovery items listed in the Account Recovery Wizard, and click Continue. Two-factor authentication in combination with random security question answers, will give you a very secure account.