I lost my phone a while back and no longer have the same number. I forgot my passwords to my yahoo and my gmail accounts and they were the recovery email for each one. I haven't ever been ask my security question so it always says it can't find my account. Please help
Unfortunately, if, when you created the account, you have not registered an alternate recovery email address to which you have access to receive an account key, you cannot prove that you are the account's legitimate owner.
After 9 months of inactivity, your Gmail account was deleted from the server. In the case of Yahoo, the period is 12 months.
Yahoo has done away with security questions, they no longer work.