Yahoo mail - Change phone number?

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carrillo_tx@ymail.com - Updated on Dec 13, 2019 at 06:05 AM
David Webb Posts 3177 Registration date Monday November 25, 2019 Status Administrator Last seen October 7, 2021 - Dec 13, 2019 at 06:07 AM
I need to change my phone number in order to get a code so I can sign in from a laptop instead of my iPhone.

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David Webb Posts 3177 Registration date Monday November 25, 2019 Status Administrator Last seen October 7, 2021 6,939
Dec 13, 2019 at 06:07 AM
Hello there,

First, Sign in to your Account Info page. Then follow these steps:
  • Click Account security.
  • Click Add recovery phone number.
  • A pop-up window opens.
  • If you already have a phone number set for your account, click the existing phone number.
  • Enter the mobile number you'd like to use in the field provided
  • If you're adding a second mobile number, click Add recovery phone number.
  • Click Send SMS or Call me.
  • Enter the SMS verification code you were sent.
  • Click Verify.


All set! Make sure you enter your SMS verification code so that we can use it to confirm your identity if you run into trouble.

If you don't receive your message within 24 hours, it's ok! You don't need to request a new one, but you may need to perform some extra steps form our verification help article.

Good luck!
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