Signing in using Skype for Windows Desktop works the same when you use a different device. I have 10 years worth of files, information and other very important things in my Yahoo email account and now I have no access to it. Click the pencil to change your name. I really miss the real time scoreboard. I am more than happy to help with this today! If you want to change this setting, click on the drop-down menu and pick the option that you prefer. I am happy to go to gmail but I have to be able to enter my Yahoo account to at least get the files and things that are there. So, I resigned myself to having to put up with doing it using my phone after looking for other home pages with as much customization available as My Yahoo, but I couldn't find one that offers light print on a black background a must for me because of my eyes' sensitivity to bright light instead of the other way around, as well as news, sports, weather, and mail modules, etc.
The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions, and validated that they work. It is the best way to ensure your account will always be secure. Press your Personal Info and find the space that shows your name. I kept thinking about the fact that Internet Explorer worked for Cypher281 and I had to try it. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
If you have further questions, just let me know by replying to this thread. This article has also been viewed 72,288 times. For enhanced internet privacy, you can use your browser's private browsing feature to visit websites without storing cookies on your computer. Don't you have my email saved on a separate server than Yahoo hat Yahoo does not control? Can't you access this for me and get me access? This is the reason Yahoo introduced their sign-in settings. Follow the steps to turn off your account key feature: 1 Sign in your account with login id and password.
If not, send it to my Gmail address? Contact with support was no help. After deleting the account its recovery is little bit tricky but can be recover. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. You can select either 4 weeks or 1 day. All I want to do is revert to using my password to login again.
This is definitely not the experience we want you to have. You can stay logged in to your Yahoo Mail account by making some adjustment to your browser's security settings. My home page is now iGoogle Portal. Yahoo gets hacked and they make us all suffer for it. Steps 1: Go to the of Yahoo account To recover the old yahoo password, you must first go to the official Yahoo account sign in section. Not being able to use the Yahoo email account is concerning.
I can't afford to lose 10 years of files, pictures and everything in between. As long as you visit the login page with the same device and browser, you shouldn't have to log back in. I hope you are enjoying your time in Turkey even though you have this issue. I have kept Chrome over Firefox, with its new version weekly that makes your favorite add-ons, Firefox's claim to fame, obsolete and unusable Thanks again for trying though. Used to be you could login for 2 weeks at a time, but no more. Thank you and have a wonderful day! How can I turn off the account key login with My Yahoo that requires a code to be sent to a phone? Upon receiving and entering the key from the text, I'm brought to the same account screen again where clicking on Account Security brings me yet again to the screen asking if I have access to my phone, and on and on.
When I do and click on Manage again, it goes back to sending me another text to login again, etc. If you want to change the name and initials on your account, go to the My Account page and go to the Personal Info section. So, I have said goodbye to Yahoo and its never ending login. It's not nearly as flexible and customizable as Yahoo but I've only had to sign in once. You will now see a list of items under Settings. Yahoo got hacked, so they've made sure they pass the inconvenience down to the consumer by making you login at least twice a day and, in my case, every 5 minutes.
When I click on Manage, it asks me to login with a code sent to my phone. Now I'm back to logging in with just my Yahoo password and the login has held for 2 hours, a milestone. Is there anything I can do? I've tried turning it off but when I go to Security in Account Management I get caught in an infinite loop. Click it; you should be taken to a page with your name and an Edit icon that looks like a pencil. Got my real time scoreboard back. Seems to me the self proclaimed experts should never have admitted defeat and should have been able to solve a problem they created.
I want to revert to just using my password again. You can use this setting to ensure, if you are ever accidentally logged in on a public computer, you will be logged out promptly. Using this feature frequently may explain why your login information isn't saved. I am traveling in Turkey with my wife and three little kids and I have complained to Yahoo over the past several days that I could not send outgoing emails. Getting shuffled off to different people who ask the same questions and recommend the same solutions with the same outcomes ensnared me in another infinite loop as well. I have read horror stories about Yahoo doings this to others without any explanation and I believe my only hope is to de-couple the two accounts and log in separately, away from Yahoo. If you feel suspicious that your Yahoo Mail has been hacked, you can do some basic investigation to confirm your doubts.
There is only one option on the sign-in settings; however, it is crucial to account security. Select the Unmerge button in the bottom right corner of the page. Today I tried to log into my Yahoo account and it says that they do not recognize my email address. I contacted them and they sent a robot message saying someone will get back to me someday. If you have ever used a public computer, then you know the fear of your account being accessed without your permission. However, when the 'experts' at Yahoo sat on the problem for a week, only to come back and tell me there was nothing they could do and to submit my problem to a forum, that was the last straw.