Can't access my Yahoo account

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Paulinelovell40 - Updated on Oct 5, 2018 at 02:57 PM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - Oct 6, 2018 at 05:12 AM
Hello,
I usually log onto my yahoo email directly by just clicking on my yahoo app without being asked for a number or pass word now suddenly I can't access my email it's asking for a number I no longer have or use so how can I get into my yahoo account please help



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Oct 5, 2018 at 05:01 PM
Well, you are kinda lost then. When was the last time you logged into that account? Yashoo has been using two step verification for about 1 year now!

We understand that this is too late in this circumstance, but always create IMPORTANT accounts, such as email, and lesser important accounts, such as social media, on a landline workstation. A landline workstation can be laptop on wifi, or a desktop on wifi for that matter. The important thing; the account is created from a WIRED, NON-cellular network.
The provider can offer many ways to recover your account, if you create it in this manner. Always attach a recover email, such as a work, or another email that you will not forget the username and password to (because it SO important)!
After you have attached another email address in case of forgetfulness, now you can attach a mobile device to the account. Now, if you lose, break, or stop having access to your mobile device (non-payment of services), you can still recover your account!
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,233
Oct 6, 2018 at 05:12 AM
Before we can help you, tell us, when you created your Yahoo account, did you register an alternate recovery email address or phone number to which you have access to receive an account key?
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