How to Add Alternate Email and Phone Number in Yahoo Mail?
February 1 2020
Written by olivia james and from
It is very important to add alternate email and phone number in your Yahoo Mail account. It is because, if you lose access of your account or forgot the password of your account, then you can still reset it. In this article, we will discuss how to add an alternate email id and phone number in Yahoo Mail. In case, if you have any query, then contact Yahoo Mail Service.
How to add an alternate email on Yahoo Mail?
First of all, open your computer system and log in to your Yahoo account.
Next, go to Gear icon at the top right and you place your mouse over it then choose “Account Info” choice.
After that, choose “Account security” and click on “Add recovery email address” option.
Next, you need to enter an alternate email address in the given field and press “Send verification email” option.
Now, you will be asked for verifying the email address. Make sure that, you are logged in to that mail address.
Now, check the email you received from Yahoo open the email and click on the given link.
After clicking, you will be redirected to Yahoo login page and you need to enter your password.
After entering the password, your Yahoo email address in verified.
In case, if you don’t see any email message in your alternate id mailbox, then rapidly check spam or go to email verification page and click on “Resend” option.
How to add phone number in Yahoo Mail?
First of all, login your Yahoo Mail account and after opening a mailbox, you will see Gear Icon at the top right side of an email.
Next, move the PC mouse over it and when a drop down appears on “Account Info” link.
After that, click “Account security”, and then click the “Add recovery phone number” option.
Now, you will be asked for adding a recovery phone number. Just choose the country name and enter the mobile number.
Then, select “Send SMS” or “Call Me” choices.
At last, you will get a verification code on your mobile, you need to enter it and click “Verify” option.
These are the simple steps to add an alternate email id and phone number in Yahoo Mail. If you have any query or issue, then dial Yahoo Support Number for help.