Yahoo locked me out of my email account Hacker News 8 points by When I created my Yahoo mail account 15 years ago, they forced me to put in an alternative email. Any malfunction with its products may lead to a strike on your service usage. I get forwarded to verizon website to reset my password, but the website recognizes my login but not my zip code for some odd reason! These cookies are the one which helps recognise your Yahoo account for further references. Before the agent can begin assisting you, they will need to collect further information from you. I wish I knew if this had to do with my computer or if it's Yahoo! But when someone attempts a sign in using the wrong password the cookies are deleted.
I have sent multiple requests to yahoo but no response. Im being asked for a phone number I never had. Some of the major reasons why Yahoo mail is locked out can be similar with Gmail too. Hi Guys - thanks for your kind attention. Please visit our help site to get back in. It's Yahoo's account, which they are granting you access to.
You can reach your profile page by clicking on your name located above your post, or at the top right of this page. If your Yahoo mail account is locked temporarily 12 hours , read the post carefully to regain your account back. Before the agent can begin assisting you, they will need to collect further information from you. This stimulates the Yahoo filters to think account activity as suspicious and thus locks it temporarily or for so called 12 or 24 hours. I do not even know the password. Is there a workaround to this problem? From other blogs, I find that there are hundreds of Yahoo account holders stuck in the same dilemma. Could anyone tell me if there is really Customer Care for yahoo mail??? If anyone comes across a solution for the dead-end Unmerge process, please let me know and I will inform the hundreds of others trapped in the same situation.
As a security measure, Yahoo's email and chat client servers automatically lock your account to prevent unauthorized access after there have been multiple invalid password entries. What do I do its been weeks and surf net for every solution possible still no chance. Hi Deb, I'm the resident Mac guy. There was no way to circumvent this. The owner of that domain has my real name now. This is basic Internet 101. To ensure you know when they have responded to you, you may subscribe to the case.
Pretty done with these people. The thing is I used to pay for the premium version of Yahoo mail, I bought domains from them, I had a paid Flickr account before - and they shut it all down without warning. I tried Yahoo help everything on chance. It would not let me delete the account and I think my account is being hacked. I'm on an ancient dinosaur here.
You'll have to contact yahoo however you do that to get this fixed. This has been going on for over a week! This happens because every time a Yahoo Account holder logs into his account, he's logged in with a cookie. A cookie is an information packet that proves you are the valid account holder. After multiple incorrect password entries to a Yahoo account, the server automatically sets a lock on it. If you don't update your password regularly, it is at greater risk of being compromised. I have 2 step verification. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused, but your account safety and privacy is very important to us.
Like due to miss using the free service, Yahoo mail can also be locked out due to various reasons. You may unlock your account immediately by changing your password. The problem is, i don't have access to that email anymore and I'm not getting any other options for signing in. I contacted their support by they were useless. I was temporaily locked out of Yahoo email about 20 hours ago. If a verification respond is not gotten from you in the next 24 hours, we will be forced to permanently disable your account if no action is taken. Just now I got access to 1 account before trying anything.
The lock account is My phone was exchanged about a month ago. Probably better security wise too because the version of Safari Deb is running more than likely has many vulnerabilities in the wild. Additionally, a new Power Saver feature pauses Plugins which aren't in use. This started because I was trying to remove an alias account which I did not set up and do not recognize. Hi, I tried all of the methods above, and none worked. This should be checked on a frequent basis, as the agent may be waiting for information from you before they can proceed with any actions. I cant seem to find a yahoo phone or customer support email so i'm not sure what to do.
They suggested calling the old number. I also know that a lot of people love using the web based email, but I am not a fan, and one of the reasons is offline or locked account access to mail. So perhaps Yahoo just decided to take a few days off? If you ever find yourself with a locked Yahoo account, it's likely due to multiple incorrect password attempts. Why must Yahoo make e-mail so challenging? I tried the web based login from the sites posted above, none worked so the author should remove these tips. Can you try upgrading your Safari? At the top right of your support case there is a gear icon which provides a drop down menu with support case options. The new server does not have any knowledge of expired cookies. Thank you for your assistance.
In this video you came to know that how to recover yahoo mail password with registered mail. Copy and paste a Yahoo! Short term I think contacting yahoo support is the only solution. Something similar happened to me recently. In case the above video doesn't help you, and you still engulfed then visit or contact Yahoo Customer Service +1-844-488-8666. Thanks, Deb Click to expand. So I guess it is. Also, she can contact yahoo via Twitter at YahooCare.