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Having Trouble Logging Into Yahoo Mail  

If you are facing issue having trouble logging into Yahoo mail account, there could be some errors that you have to troubleshoot. Some general causes of the login error are listed below to understand the problem.

  • Using an incorrect Yahoo Mail account address and password, you can never log into the account.
  • At times, you can forget the password, which can lead to having trouble logging into Yahoo mail.
  • If the Yahoo mail account is not verified, then the login error may occur.
  • Sometimes, the account gets locked due to external threats or some technical errors.
  • The browser in which you are accessing the email account might be corrupted or out of date.

It is not hard to fix the error, so here are a few solutions that can help you resolve it.

1. Wrong username and password

  • If you having trouble logging into Yahoo mail, sometimes you may type wrong username or password without noticing it. So check if the credentials are correct and then log in.
  • Verify if the Caps Lock and Num Lock keys are turned off before you start typing the password.
having trouble logging into Yahoo mail

2. The incorrect mail account password

  • Open the web browser and go to the Yahoo Mail login page.
  • Enter the username and password to log in to the mail account. If the password is wrong, then you would see the error message.
  • In that window, click the Forgot Password? link to open the password recovery page.
  • There are different recovery methods and you can choose a favorable method.
  • You will receive the verification code in a text message on the mobile number associated with the mail account.
  • Once the code you entered has been verified, another page will open in the browser window.
  • Enter a new password in the available fields and click Apply to change the email account password.

3. Incorrect auto-fill settings

  • While you access your Yahoo Mail account, the browser usually saves the email address and password on your confirmation. So the next time you wish to log into your email account, the browser uses the old password to auto-fill your email account details.
  • If you have changed the password meanwhile, then see that you update the new password in the auto-fill settings as well.

4. Bad server

  • At times, the Yahoo mail server may be down and you might not be able to log into your email account.
  • Close the Yahoo Mail page and retry to log in after some time. And check if the problem having trouble logging into Yahoo Mail is persist