The daily management of e-mail is essential to take advantage of many services to which you are subscribed. Although many e-mails are often sources of phishing and spam, on many other occasions they are a springboard to communicate quickly and quickly with friends, colleagues and public bodies.
How to Access Yahoo Mail Login
Choosing one provider rather than the other is by no means simple and sometimes it is important to inquire before relying on a platform. Specifically, today we take a look at Yahoo Mail Login, an e-mail service much appreciated by users registered with the company of the same name.
We will try to understand how to configure this software both from your PC and from your smartphone, going straight to the point and eliminating turns of words in these superfluous cases, ready? Let’s begin.
Perhaps you have heard of Yahoo only as a search engine, before Google became a global giant, it was the Yahoo platform that was the reference point for online searches.
In addition to still being one of the best Internet search engines, Yahoo offers many other services, including Yahoo Mail. Service born together with the research platform back in 1995 and still today it is particularly used for significant benefits, one above all the unlimited storage space.
Read also our guide to Libero Mail Login.
Yahoo Mail Login from PC
To benefit from unlimited storage space and a very intuitive email management service, you need to understand how to install and configure it. Let’s see what are the steps to follow if you want to use Yahoo Mail from your computer.
Whether you have a computer with a Windows or a Mac operating system, you can safely use this service, using the web browser.
Open your web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, etc.) and go to the login.yahoo.com page, a window will appear in which you will have to enter your Yahoo Mail username, the telephone number associated with the account or the e-mail and click on the Next button.
The site will ask you for your password at this point, enter it and you will be projected directly into the folder where the incoming and outgoing e-mail messages are present.
Obviously, if you do not yet have a subscription on Yahoo you have to make one by clicking on Create an account in the Login window.
In the window that opens, enter: Name, Surname, E-mail address (you can also use your current e-mail address), Mobile Number, Date of birth and Gender. Press the Accept button and that’s it.
Yahoo Mail login from mobile
Not a PC addict and love to connect and check your e-mail directly from your smartphone? You can do it without any problem, but you will need the official app.
If you have an Android system you have to download the Yahoo Mail app from the Play Store, while if you have an iOS you have to download it from the App Store.
Once you have downloaded the app, open it and log in with your Yahoo membership data, you can also tap directly on Log in with Yahoo.
At this point, enter your username registered on Yahoo Mail and then your e-mail or phone number. Once everything is written, click on Next.
The application will ask you for your password, digitize it and pressing Next will open the screen of the e-mails received and sent.
If you do not have an account, simply tap on the Register item and in the Register on Yahoo Mail window, enter the required data.
Yahoo Mail how to recover password
Now that you’ve heard that you can enjoy unlimited storage, you get the urge to use the Yahoo account, right? You may have tried the platform, but you just don’t remember what the password is. Unfortunately, you are neither the first nor the last to experience such a situation.
Fortunately, you can recover Yahoo Mail without too much trouble, let’s see how.
We assume that you have already downloaded the official application and that it is on the Yahoo Mail Login website or on the Login page on your smartphone.
At this point you have to type your e-mail address, (or username or mobile phone) and click on the Next button. You can also use the recovery email if you have set one up.
The Enter the password page will open, click on the Forgot password item at the bottom. Prove that you are not a robot by checking the I am not a robot box and press Continue.
Select an option to log into your account, from:
- Sending a code by email
- Sending a code via SMS to your mobile phone
You can also press I need more options to get other alternatives.
If you choose to send a code to the recovery email, you will have to type it again and press the Send button.
Then enter the verification code received by e-mail and press the Verify button.
Now you can create a new password by typing it in the New password field and pressing Continue.
Yahoo will confirm that the new password has been created, and will also send you an email. Hit Continue and choose if you want to add a recovery method to make sure you always have access to your account. You can add a new email or mobile number or confirm the one that is already registered and press the Perfect button.
How to log in to Yahoo Mail without a password
To eliminate any password problem you can decide to access the platform without an alphanumeric code. This is only available for mobile devices, and while we don’t recommend doing it, here are the steps you need to take.
To activate the passwordless login feature you need to configure the platform to send a notification to your smartphone to allow access approval.
This function is called Account Key and literally replaces the password. In case you want to go back to the password you should deactivate Account key with the reverse procedure.
To log in with an account key, access the Yahoo Mail app for Android and iOS by tapping the Profile icon. Then click on Set Account Key and then on Yes, to approve and at the end on I understand, to authorize.
Immediately after click on Activate the Yahoo Account Key and on Fantastico, I understand!
To deactivate Account Key, always log into your Profile by clicking on Account Key and immediately after on Manage Account Key.
At the bottom click on the item Deactivate the Account Key and confirm by pressing the Yes button, disable the Account Key and then on I understand.
In this regard, if you often use Mark Zuckerberg’s social network and want to log in without a password, I suggest you also take a look at our Facebook Login direct access guide.
Why can’t I log into Yahoo Mail
There are two main reasons that can cause you to have problems accessing your Yahoo Mail account.
- The first is linked to an internal block of the profile in which you have preset the limitation to other email applications. Maybe you’ve tried accessing Yahoo Mail from Outlook or Gmail; if you have not unlocked your account you cannot use them at all.
- The second is related to the authentication failed message. Also in this case it could be caused by unsafe parameters of third-party applications, but in most cases the reason is due to an incorrect data entry.
If you enter an incorrect e-mail address or an incorrect password, you will not be able to access the platform.
How to access Yahoo Mail from a mail client
You will surely know that you need to manually enter parameters to configure the different email providers. Each platform has its own specific codes to enter into email applications to synchronize in order to download and send emails.
Obviously, Yahoo Mail also has its parameters to be entered for example in mail clients such as Outlook, the mail app for Windows 10, Mozilla Thunderbird and so on.
Here is the list of parameters to be entered in the sections: POP3, IMAP and SMTP.
- In the Server item you must enter: pop.mail.yahoo.com
- Select the Port: 995
- Choose the SSL protocol: SSL / TLS
- In the Server item you must enter: imap.mail.yahoo.com
- Select the Port: 993
- Choose the SSL protocol: SSL / TLS
- In the Server item you must enter: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
- Select the Port: 465
- Choose the SSL protocol: SSL / TLS
Contacting Yahoo Mail Support
Between codes and settings you may find difficulties, although we have made the guide as linear as possible, in some cases you may run into problems directly related to the Yahoo platform. The solution in this case is to communicate directly with the assistant, but how to contact them?
The first step is to look at the section dedicated to frequent issues. If your problem is not related to the Mail, but to the main account then you must consult the section concerning the Yahoo account.
If there were no indications for solving your problem, just click on the word Contact Us (blue) at the bottom left. The platform will open a tab where you will need to select the account you want assistance with and explain the problem encountered. They will get back to you after a few hours.