I forgot my Yahoo password! How do I reset it?

If you’ve forgotten your Yahoo password, use the instructions below to reset it:

  1. From the Yahoo sign in screen, click I can’t access my account. This link is located beneath the big purple sign in button.
  2. Select I have a problem with my password, and click Next.
  3. Enter your user ID and click Next.
  4. Select an alternate email address. Yahoo will send further instructions for resetting your password to this address.
  5. Log into your alternate email account and view your inbox.
  6. Open the email from yahoo and click the link to change your password.
  7. Enter your current password, as well as your desired new password, and click the Save button.
  8. You will be directed to a page confirming that you have changed your password.

Note: Yahoo will send you an email informing you that your password has been changed.