You have to understand that your Yahoo account is as secure as you want it to be. Don’t get locked out of your Yahoo account, keep your account safe and secured. You need to add the mobile number or alternate email ID in the account to make sure you are good even when you lose your password. The mobile number or alternate email ID also comes in handy when you want to login to your account securely or you are in an unfamiliar situation.
You would also receive the notifications of changes made to the account, you can add or replace up to 10 email addresses. This is the limit in the lifetime of your account and not at one time.
Recovery Information in the Web Browser
Well, we are providing the step by step procedure for you to add recovery info into a web browser. So, making your Yahoo account secure is pretty easy. Just open your favorite browser and log on to the Yahoo website and then follow these steps. However, if you are not able to do it by yourself, contact Yahoo representative by phone and they’ll provide the appropriate steps.
1. Open your favorite web browser and log on to the Yahoo website.
2. Go to the Account security page of your Yahoo account and click on the Email Addresses or Phone numbers.
3. From the next, you have to click on the either Add Recovery email address or Add recovery phone number.
4. Then you need to follow the on-screen instructions for adding the info.
5. If you want to delete a phone number or email address, you can click on the Delete icon.
Edit recovery information in a mobile app
There is no need to use the desktop-based web browser, you can use any of the yahoo apps to update the information. You may be asked to provide or reenter your password while editing the information.
Here are the steps.
1. Tap the hamburger settings icon from the Yahoo app.
2. Now, you need to tap on the Manage accounts option and then Account info.
3. Tap on the Email address or Phone numbers from Security Settings.
4. Then, you need to tap on the Add recovery email address or Add recovery phone number.
5. After that, you just need to follow the on-screen instructions and add the recovery info with ease.
See, editing the recovery is not that big of a task but you can contact Yahoo USA by phone at any time if you are stuck at any stage.