Click the gear button on the top right corner of the page to display a menu. Right under it is a text box. Input your answer to your second question. Yahoo has recently removed the security questions, instead they want your personal phone number. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. Browse other questions tagged or.
From there you go to account security. Here's some info : The security of your Yahoo account is our top priority. Click the dropdown list for Secret Question 2. Those are both in the upper right of the screen under the gear and then account info. Another page will load displaying your current password reset options and info. Because of account security advancements, you'll no longer need to protect your account using secret questions.
Instead of security questions, we recommend updating your account information and adding your alternate email address or mobile number. In the future, you can use your listed alternate email address or mobile number to confirm your identity and receive account recovery steps if you ever lose access to your account. If you chose you can also add a secondary email so you can get verified this way as well. Your personal information are here, together with the account and security settings for your Yahoo account. However, because it was easy to pass around, I ended up depending on it quite heavily. Not the answer you're looking for? They now verify it is you by using a secondary email address to send you a code or they will text you a code to your phone number to verify it is you. Going forward, you won't be able to edit or add new security questions to your account.
You may go back to your main window or tab for Yahoo Mail. I no longer see a Secret Question for you to answer in order to get a password changed. Input your answer to your first question. Click on it, and the two questions above it will change to drop-down lists containing several options for your security questions. Click the drop-down list for Secret Question 1. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Right under it is a text box.
From here you can add a phone number to which you can receive text messages. Visit the Yahoo Mail website using any web browser on your computer. . Your two questions and their corresponding answers will be saved and recorded by Yahoo. . .
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