How To Protect My Yahoo Mail With 2-step Verification?

Do you want to protect your Yahoo mail account with Two-step authentication? Then in this blog, you will surely be able to get the same done as soon as possible. But if you have other glitches related then you can call the Yahoo Customer Care Number any time you like. The experts will right away assist you with the solutions needed.

Follow the mentioned steps below to protect your Yahoo Mail account using the 2-step Authentication:

  • Firstly, in the upper right corner of the Yahoo page, you will have to select the ‘Account’ icon.
  • After that, you would have to go to select the ‘Account Info’ option.
  • And then you should select the ‘Account Security’ option as well.
  • You will now have to turn on the ‘Two-steps verification’ toggle switch.

IMPORTANT: now if you have the Yahoo Account Key enabled such as ‘Flickr’ then you should turn it on. This is because the ‘Account Key’ is not compatible with 2-steps verification.

  • You now need to enter mobile when prompted. And then you got to choose either ‘Send SMS or Call Me’ to receive an authentication code.
  • Then depending on the method that you choose, you will receive a text or phone call with the verification code. After that, you just need to type the code into the dialog box provided onscreen when you are done choosing the method of contact and now select the ‘Verify’ button.
  • Now if the numbers match, then you see a success dialog box appearing with the options to create app passwords’ for the apps that do not recognize or use the 2-step authentication. And if you want to you can also choose the ‘Skip for now’ button to skip this process.

NOTE: you should also know that the 2-step authentication will not apply to Yahoo Mail accessed that is using POP, mobile devices, or IMAP. You would have to create application-specific passwords.

  • And now onward, you will be prompted for an authentication code when you log in to your account.

When you are done going through the given steps you should be satisfied with the results. If you face any issues then you should Contact Yahoo Customer Service. And the efficient, technicians will help you out without any delay.