How do I recover my Yahoo account?
A simple 3 step guide for solving this common Yahoo problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman
Email, Username, Password
There are a number of reasons why you may not have access to your Yahoo account and, depending on what information you have available, there are different ways to get back into your account. Here are some of the situations along with the best solution:
FORGOT YOUR USER ID
YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN INACTIVE FOR MORE THAN 30 days
Unfortunately, your account may have been deleted and you will need to create a new account
GetHuman-bigjess4 years ago
About this Step by Step Guide
After thousands of Yahoo customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I recover my Yahoo account?; how to fix a mail demon without erasing the email; I have a new phone number but still registered the old phone number in my yahoo account and that...; You are double billing my Yahoo* service* Please stop doing that and post the appropriate credit...; I can't login to my yahoo account because I have changed my phone number and my account is still...; no verification method set up and i'm locked out of my account... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 3 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 120 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Yahoo. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.
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