Problems accessing Yahoo account with new mobile device

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riend set up the email on same laptop as now trying with ?? - Updated on Oct 18, 2017 at 11:55 AM
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- Oct 19, 2017 at 05:00 AM
Hello, I know my email and password but yahoo login says different device so only send code to old mobile - no longer have that number.
A friend set up yahoo account for me on same laptop as now using??



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Oct 18, 2017 at 04:49 AM
There is nothing you can do if you created the account on the mobile device or number you no longer have access to.

Always create accounts on a PC or Laptop (landline IP), and then attach a recovery email to it. That way, you can have multiple ways to recover the account!
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Thank you for replying but I repeat " set up the account on this laptop" . . . very same one I am replying to you on.
The email and password are known but a/c not accessible as a "security measure" ???
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Oct 19, 2017 at 05:00 AM
You must reset your password because you tried to access your account from a different device. To do that you need the code that Yahoo sent you to your old number, since you have not kept your account up-to-date, you are marooned up the stream without an oar.
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