Yahoo’s two-step verification makes entering your account more difficult, but also extra secure for you. 

You can keep your personal information safe & secure with 2-step verification.

It verifies you twice:  first Yahoo asks you for a password; later, instead of entering your data directly, it asks you for a second verification in the form of a shortcode that you can get on your mobile.

Method to Enable Two-Step Verification in Yahoo Mail

kindly follow below steps to add a secondary layer of verification for suspicious login attempts to your Yahoo account:-

  • Open your browser & Log in to your Yahoo Mail account.
  • Visit the Account info page. This page can be seen under the user icon in the upper right-hand edge.
  • At the Account info page, snap on the Account security.

If asked:

  1. Enter your Yahoo Mail password under Password.
  2. Click Sign in.

  •  Tick the Toggle button to turn on Yahoo’s two-step verification.
  • At the next screen, you will be demanded to enter your Phone number to enable the two-step verification feature. 
  • After entering your phone number, You’ll get a text with a code to enter the confirmation code field. 
  • Once you’ve inserted the code, click Verify. 
  • Later your mobile number gets verified successfully, a Success message will arrive on your screen. 

How to Disable Two-Step Verification?

  • Under your Mail account, snap on the Gear icon located on the top-right corner of your screen. 
  • Snap-on Account Security & provides the credentials again if prompted.
  • Continue to “Two-Step Verification” and disable the button.
  • This will disable the two-step verification feature for your Yahoo mail account.

Points to Remember

  • It is recommended to activate 2-step verification in Yahoo because if you disable this function then your account becomes an easy target for the hackers.
  • If you are getting any issue while enabling/disabling 2-step verification then you can call to technical help department of Yahoo.

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