Change Yahoo password

The company Yahoo owns quite a few websites and online services: examples include itself, their free webmail service (Yahoo Mail), and acquired properties like the photo sharing website Flickr. And, to make things easier, Yahoo centralizes your credentials into a single profile; in other words, once you have a Yahoo account, it allows you to login to Flickr, and automatically gives you an email address. In this tutorial, we will show you how to change your Yahoo password from Yahoo - but this will also affect all services that use Yahoo user name and password for authentication.

Note: this tutorial explains how to change your credentials if you can access your account. But if you forgot how to login, you will need to reset your password.


How do I change my Yahoo password?

Follow simple these steps to choose a new password for your Yahoo profile:

Once you are brought back to the previous screen, you will know that you have successfully changed your Yahoo password! Keep in mind, as mentioned earlier, that you will have to start using your new password in other websites that use your Yahoo user name and password for authentication (including the My Yahoo! homepage service, Yahoo Mail, Flickr - to name a few).

Tutorial last updated on September 15, 2012
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