Unable to login to yahoo account, not used for 6 years

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Pvk - Jul 3, 2016 at 02:01 PM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Jul 9, 2016 at 05:46 AM
Hello,


My yahoo id is love ***@***.
It's a very old account and I have not logged in to it since 6 years. I was in US 6 years back. Now I have moved to India. I no longer have the US phone number or the alternate email id active.
I know the password but when I login it asks for location verification. But since the phone number is inactive I can't verify the account.

How do I login to yahoo email account now?
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,165
Jul 3, 2016 at 04:48 PM
Hi

After 12 months of inactivity, Yahoo accounts are deleted from the server, imagine after 6 years.
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But. I'm able to login to my account.. It does not say account inactive. Only thing is I don't have access to verification phone number.
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It says I'm logging in from a different location hence it needs to verify and sends verification code to old phone number which is in inactive now.
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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,165 > Pvk
Jul 4, 2016 at 04:53 AM
Try to send an e-mail to your Yahoo account, wait an hour and tell me if it bounces back.
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Hi..
My account is still active for sure. I sent three mails to the email ID and it did not bounce back. I waited for 3/4 days now and did not get a delivery failed email. My account is active and I'm able to login as well. But after logging in it is asking for location verification. How to get past that?
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