How to recover your Yahoo email account after you've deactivated it
- You can recover a
Yahooemail account that you've deactivated — but you'll have to do it quickly.
- Once you deactivate your
Yahoo Mailaccount, you'll have 30 days to recover it, after which it'll be deleted permanently.
- You can recover your Yahoo Mail account simply by signing back into your account.
Yahoo Mail is one of the most popular
Luckily, Yahoo Mail will let you recover any account that you deactivate. However, you'll need to do it within 30 days of sending the deactivation request. Otherwise, the account will disappear forever.
If you're still in that grace period, here's how to recover your account. You can do this using any browser on your
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How to recover your Yahoo Mail account1. Head to Yahoo Mail and try to sign into your account using the same email, username, or phone number you've used in the past for your account.
2. You'll be asked to verify your identity with a code sent to the phone number you have on file. If you don't have access to this phone, you can also click "Try another way to sign in," which will ask you to call Yahoo customer support. Advertisement
3. Once you verify the code, you'll be asked to choose a new password for your account. If you don't want to choose a new password, click "I'll secure my account later" at the bottom of the screen.
4. You'll then be shown all your current
5. Once this is done, your account will be reactivated, and you'll be brought back to the Yahoo homepage. Open up Yahoo Mail, and you'll find all your email back in place.
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