When your Yahoo password doesn’t work, you start worrying about your important information and get tensed about your accounts for being hacked as hacking has eventually increased.
Although Yahoo has introduced various security options for its user to protect them from any threat, Still Yahoo users don’t use these features; instead this, they use their generic password, which is not secure enough to avoid tampering.
Well Today, we will discuss the possible reasons for the Yahoo password not working and give you some solutions through which you can fix this issue.
Some Possible Reasons Due to Which Your Yahoo Password Not Working
Invalid id and password:-
When Yahoo mail tells you that the id and the password you are using are incorrect or invalid, but you know that the credentials are absolutely correct, you need to change them immediately. This is due to security reasons that someone might be trying to enter your account.
When you try to login to your account and sees a message “account locked,” the reason is quite obvious that someone was trying to gain unauthorized access to your account. Yahoo has temporary (12hours) blocked your account for security reasons. You have to wait for 12 hours to gain access to your Yahoo account and change the password, or you can also take the help of Yahoo sign-in helper.
If you find any suspicious activity in your account or from your accounts like mails that you have not to send or anything else, you must know that your account is hacked, and therefore you are unable to access your Yahoo account. In this situation, go to forget the password and select someone else is using my account from the given options. Through this option, you can retrieve your account.
Using the right password, but still Yahoo password not working:-
This issue is mostly faced by many of the people where they enter the correct id and password, but still, they cannot get access to their Yahoo account. In this case, the problem may be happening due to the browser that you are using. You must ensure that the browser you are using is fully updated and supported by Yahoo mail.
These can be the possible reasons for the issue that prevents you from accessing your Yahoo account despite using correct credentials. For more details and information, you can reach the technical team of Yahoo Mail.