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Yahoo Mail Login Process- All You Need to Know

Yahoo is one of the top-notch email services and there is no denying the fact. The email giant offers quite a good range of features and this is another reason for which you must own a Yahoo email account. So if you have signed up for a Yahoo account, this guide will walk you through a smooth mail login process of Yahoo account for different devices such as Desktop, Android and iPhone. 

On Desktop

To login to your Yahoo account on your computer or PC using a browser, follow the given steps:

  1. Go to yahoo.com to open the yahoo email login USA and click on ‘Sign in’ in the top-right corner.
  1. Next, enter the Yahoo username, or email address/mobile number using which you have created your Yahoo account and click ‘Next’.
  1. Enter the password and then click on ‘Next’.
  1. You are logged into your Yahoo account.

On Android

If you want to login into your Yahoo account using your Android device, you have the following two options:

Method-1 Using the Yahoo Mail App

  1. If you haven’t installed the app before, go to the Play Store and look for the Yahoo App. Press Install to download the app on your phone.
  1. Next, open the Yahoo mail app and you will see the Yahoo sign-in page. Tap ‘Sign in with Yahoo’ to proceed.
  1. Enter the Yahoo username, email address or mobile number; press ‘Next’.
  1. Next, enter the password and tap ‘Next’.
  1. You will see the option to customize your Yahoo inbox, press ‘Next’ to proceed.
  1. There you go. You will see your Yahoo inbox after successfully logging in.

Method- 2 Using Gmail Mail App

In case you have Gmail mail app on your phone and want to avoid the hassle of installing Yahoo mail app, here is what you need to perform Yahoo mail login:

  1. Open your Gmail app and tap the profile icon in the top-right corner, a drop-down menu will appear. Tap the option ‘Add another account’.
  1. From the list of email clients that appears, select ‘Yahoo’.
  1. Next, enter your Yahoo username and press ‘Next’.
  1. Now, enter the password for your Yahoo account and tap ‘Next’.
  1. Tap ‘Agree’ if you want to give required access to Gmail.
  1. Press ‘Next’ for the incoming server settings that you see on the screen.
  1. You will be logged into your Yahoo account by now.

On iPhone

To access the Yahoo account on your iPhone, you can use the Yahoo mail app or the inbuilt mail app of the phone.

To use the Yahoo mail app, you can download it from the App Store and log in to your Yahoo account using the username and password.

In case, you want to set up your Yahoo account on the iPhone mail app, you will be required to use the right Yahoo Mail POP, IMAP, and SMTP settings.

Yahoo and Its Partnerships

Yahoo is related to both AT&T and Verizon in some way. Earlier, it had a contract with AT&T and att.net yahoo login was working at that time. But in 2017, AT&T informed its users that they will no longer be able to login to Yahoo accounts using their AT&T account. Thereafter all the major AT&T domains got affected that include: att.net, bellsouth.net, ameritech.net, flash.net, nvbell.net, pacbell.net, sbcglobal.net, snet.net, prodigy.net, swbell.net, and wans.net, therefore, you will no longer be able to use them to log in to their Yahoo account.

Later on, Verizon acquired Yahoo business stating that it will merge it with AOL but that is not going to affect Yahoo’s email login in any way.

FAQs Regarding Yahoo Mail Login

  1. How to Login to Yahoo Mail Account without Verification?

To login to Yahoo mail account without verification, you need to use the same device that you use to login to your Yahoo account every often otherwise it may require to go through the verification process to prove your identity. Whenever Yahoo recognizes an unknown device or suspicious login attempt, it will ask you to go through verification.

  • How to Login to Yahoo Mail Account without Password?
  • In March 2015, Yahoo decided to eliminate the need for a password by introducing Yahoo Account Key. You can enable Yahoo Account Key if you want to login to the Yahoo mail account without a password. This way you can get rid of the password, just enter your username and press the account key that you receive on your phone to access your Yahoo account. Also, it is a more secure way to login to your account without worrying about the hacking of your password.

  • How to Check Yahoo Login Activity?
  • To check Yahoo login activity, here are the steps to follow:

    • Login to your Yahoo mail account and click on your profile name in the top-right corner.
    • A drop-down menu will appear, click on ‘Manage Accounts’.
    • On the next page, click on the option ‘Account Info’.
    • A new tab will open where you have to click on the option ‘Recent Activity’ in the left column.
    • Now, you can see all the details about the recent Yahoo login activities.
    • On scrolling further, you will also be able to see all the recent changes made to your Yahoo account.

  • Why Can’t Log in to Yahoo Mail?
  • You cannot log in to Yahoo mail for several reasons such as network issues, entering incorrect login credentials, locked Yahoo account, and hacked account. Yahoo login issues can also arise if you are using an unsupported browser.

  • How to Delete Yahoo Login History?
  • To delete Yahoo login history, follow the given steps:

    • Login to your Yahoo mail account and click on your profile name in the top-right corner.
    • A drop-down menu will appear, click on ‘Manage Accounts’.
    • On the next page, click on the option ‘Account Info’.
    • A new tab will open where you have to click on the option ‘Recent Activity’ in the left column.
    • Now for every login activity that you see in the history, click on ‘Sign Out’ to remove it.
    • That’s how you can delete all the activities from the Yahoo login history.

  • How Do I Remove My Yahoo Login Info?
  • To remove your Yahoo login info, you can clear all the caches, cookies, and the entire history of the browser that you use to login to your Yahoo account. In case, you want to remove the login activity from your Yahoo account, you can do it by logging into your account, and from your ‘Account Info’ under ‘Recent Activity’, sign out of your Yahoo login attempts one by one.

  • How to Allow Android Email App to Login to My Yahoo Account?
  • To allow Android Email App to Login to My Yahoo Account, you need to set up a Yahoo Mail account on Android. Once you complete the set up of the Yahoo account on the Android email app, from the next time you will be required to only tap the email app to log in to your Yahoo email account.

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