Yahoo Account Key to Sign-in without Password

Unlike our predecessors, who followed the traditional login pattern to access their Yahoo! Mail account, you can get into your account with a simple tap on your phone. Isn’t it intriguing?

Yahoo Account Key is one of the recent features that the tech giant has equipped with its patrons. To make the most of the tool, one must install Yahoo App on their Smartphone and sign-in. Account Key takes the pain of managing and remembering multiple passwords away.


Here’s a quick workaround for setting up Yahoo Account Key from a web browser –

Open your internet explorer and sign in to your yahoo account.

Open your Account Info page.

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Click “Account Security.”

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Now click “See how it works.”

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Select your device and app to get notified.

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Now click “Yes, send me a notification.”

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On your device, click Approve Icon from the notification.

On the web browser, click “Always use Yahoo Account Key.”

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Confirm your mobile number.

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A message will appear, stating, “Yahoo Account is enabled.”

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So when you log in back to your yahoo email account using internet explorer, you don’t have to enter the password to login into your account as a notification will appear whenever you login; just click “Yes” on your Smartphone.

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 Note: Please note if your device is lost, the mobile number will recover the account.


How to Sign in with Account Key?

After setting up your Yahoo Account Key, it is time to use it. Follow the below-mentioned steps to sign.

Open the web browser and navigate to https://yahoo.com.

Select the Mail icon at the top right of the page.

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Enter your Yahoo mail address and click Next.

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Open the notification on your mobile device to set up Yahoo Account Key to allow or deny the sign-in request. Select Yes to proceed. Alternatively, please note to select No if you find any suspicious login.

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After selecting Yes, you will get access to your email account.


Quick tips for managing devices:

In case you are using multiple devices and the apps as well, you can always select one device for notification. You can turn off Account Key and use a password instead.

How to disable Yahoo Account Key from a web browser?

Follow the below-mentioned steps to turn off the access key and return to the static password alone:

Click your name at the top right corner and open Account Info.

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Open the Account Security tab.

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Click on Manage on the right side.

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Select Disabled Account Key at the bottom of the screen.

Now confirm that you want to disable the account key and select Got It to return at Yahoo Mail settings.

You can log in without using the account key.


Manage Account Key from a Yahoo mobile app:

Open the app and click the menu icon on the top left side of your mobile device.

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Select the account for which account key needs to be disabled.

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Now click the Manage Account Key option.

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Turn off the toggle option.

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Now click “Yes, disable Account Key.”

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A text message will appear stating, “You have disabled Account Key. You can sign in using your password”, click got it.

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Follow up Yahoo customer support 24/7 help for any other required information.

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