How to Recover Yahoo Account without Security Question

/ Posted by Shirley Howard to Online Password / Follow @Shirley Howard

It is not uncommon to forget your password, especially since we have signed up for most social media sites, different websites and mail service providers. Taking into account that using the same password for multiple sites makes you vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Failing to set up your browser to remember your login credentials, is a sure way of forgetting one of your many passwords. This article mainly explains how to recover yahoo password.

Usually, you can easily recover Yahoo password with the security questions. However, if you forgot security question for yahoo email account, you will need to recover yahoo password using Email address or mobile number.

How to Recover Yahoo Account using Email Address or Mobile Number

Wondering how to recover Yahoo account without security question? The procedure below explains how to go about it using your email address or mobile number.

Step 1: Visit and attempt to sign in either by clicking the "Sign In" button or the Mail icon located on the top right of the website's interface.

Step 2: Click the "Trouble signing in?" link.

 trouble signing in

Step 3: Enter either your sign-in email address or mobile number, recovery phone number or recovery email address.

email address or phone number

Step 4:If you have access to the email you entered, click on "Yes, send me an Account Key" and the key will be sent to your email address. If not, which is what this post is all about, click "I don't have access to this email".

 email access

If you enter your mobile number, the code will be sent to your phone number. Choosing the second option leads you to step 3. Worry not, you can still recover using the procedure below that utilizes your alternative email address.

Step 1: If you've forgotten your password, click "I can't access my Account" link in the sign-in interface.

can't access account

Step 2: Check the "I have a problem with my password" option.

password problem

Step 3: Enter your Yahoo ID and click next.

enter yahoo id

Step 4: Click "Next" an email that guides on how to recover your password will be sent to your alternative email address.

In case you've forgotten your Yahoo ID, select "I forgot Yahoo ID" in step 2 above. Enter your alternative email address, followed by the CAPTCHA code, and you'll receive an email with a guide on how to recover your account.

alternative email


When you encounter a hurdle, you can easily resolve all issues by calling Yahoo's 1855-843-8475 toll-free number. Alternatively, you can recover using your security question by clicking Forgot Password > Recommended Option > Submit > Next > Enter CAPTCHA code > Use my Secret Questions > Next > Answer the secret questions. If answered correctly, Yahoo will provide you with a field to enter your new password.

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