Yahoo has changed it’s layout some time ago and it has moved many settings and other stuff to different places. Today one of my friend wanted to change their yahoo! account password but was not able to find where to do it from.
Here we will discuss how to change yahoo password. It will change all your yahoo places password like:
- yahoo messenger password
- yahoo mail password
- yahoo main password
- yahoo profile password
- yahoo buzz password
Below we will also see how you can reach to the change password page on yahoo.com but for those who want simple and fast approach can click here to goto: the yahoo change password page. It asks you to login with your current account password (if you are not already logged into Yahoo!) and then takes you to change password page. This page says:
Change your Yahoo! Password
Enter your current password and then choose your new password. Click Save when you’re done.
Please Note: To better protect your account, make sure that your password is memorable for you but difficult for others to guess. Do not share your password with anyone, and never use the same password that you’ve used in the past. For security purposes, your new password must be a minimum of six characters long. A strong password contains a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters (remember that your password is case sensitive), numbers, and special characters such as +, ?, and *.
Enter your Current Password: Choose a New Password: Confirm your New Password:
Here is the snap shot of the change your yahoo password page
For those who want to goto this page themself from yahoo account follow this:
- Goto Yahoo.com and login with your account
- Click on the arrow next to your name on yahoo main page (image below) and select account info (make sure you click on the arrow only, clicking on your name takes you to different page instead of showing the drop down)
- This will take you to the account info page (after entering your password). There on the left bottom you can see change your password under signing and security section
That will take you to the change password page (linked above too). There you will be asked to enter your old password once and your new Yahoo! password twice and it will change your Yahoo password!.
7 comments on “How to Change Yahoo password”
If you are using the new Yahoo Mail, click ‘My Account’ which is written at the top of the page under your email ID and chat status and in the right side of the sign out option.
yup, you can use that too.