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Yahoo Password

To change your Yahoo password, visit the Yahoo Mail website and log in to your account. Once you change your password, you will need to update the password in any application or device that has the password stored, i.e. email application on Mac or Windows computer, iPad and iPhone.

  • Visit mail.yahoo.com
  • Enter your email address for the Yahoo ID
  • Enter your password
  • (Optional) For “Keep Me Signed In”, click the checkmark to remove it
  • Click SIGN IN
  • Click the gear icon (top right corner)
  • A menu opens, click ACCOUNT INFO
  • Click CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD
  • Enter a new password. Refer to Online Account Security for tips on creating strong passwords.
  • Enter your new password again
  • Click CONTINUE
  • When finished, sign out of your account by pointing to your name/email address (top right corner), then click SIGN OUT

Important Note

When you change your Yahoo password, you will need to update the password for the following:

  • Mail application on an Apple computer: open Mail > Preferences > Account
  • Email program (Outlook, Windows Live Mail) on a Windows computer
  • iPad: tap Settings App > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Yahoo
  • iPhone: tap Settings App > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Yahoo