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Tired of remembering and managing multiple passwords? Account Key is more secure and allows you to skip using a password to sign in. Once enabled, Yahoo sends a notification to the mobile device of your choice. All you need to do is approve it. Access is limited to your private device, so no one else can get into the account.

Turn on Account Key from a web browser:

  1. Install the latest version of any Yahoo app, like the Yahoo Mail app.
  2. Sign in with your Yahoo account.
  3. From a web browser, sign in to your Account Info page.
    – On a smartphone tap the Menu icon Image of the Sidebar menu icon., then tap Account Info, then tap the Menu icon Image of the Sidebar menu icon. again.
  4. Click Account security.
  5. Click See how it works.
  6. Select your device and app to be notified on.
  7. Click Yes, send me a notification.
    – A notification will go to the app you selected.
  8. On your device, tap the Approve iconImage of the Account Key accept button..
  9. Back in your web browser, click Always use Yahoo Account Key.
  10. Confirm your cellphone number, which is used if you lose access to your device.

Turn on Account Key from an Android or iOS device:

  1. Install the latest version of any Yahoo app, like the Yahoo Mail app.
  2. Sign in with your Yahoo account.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Image of the Sidebar menu icon..
  4. Tap the Account Key icon Image of the Account Key icon..
  5. Tap Set up Account Key.
  6. Tap the Approve icon Image of the Account Key accept button..
  7. Tap Got it.
  8. Tap Enable Account Key.
  9. Tap Great, got it!

 

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