How to Recover Hacked Yahoo Mail Account
Your hacked Yahoo Mail account can be recovered mainly by two methods-
- By Changing the Password: This method is applicable if you can access your Yahoo Mail account.
- By Resetting the Password: You can use this method if you are not able to access your Yahoo Mail account.
Find the detailed description of both the methods below.
1st Method: Recover Hacked Yahoo Mail Account by Changing the Password
- Log-in into your Yahoo email account and choose the Account Info option.
- This option is located under your Profile Name, on the right side of your Yahoo Mail account.
- Now, tap on Account security tab, it is located under Account Info window.
- You will be asked to write down the password of your email account. Enter your password to gain access to Account security page.
- Tap on the Change password option available on Account security page and write down the New Password in the space provided.
- After that, click continue button to successfully save the changes. This way your hacked Yahoo Mail account can be recovered successfully.
2nd Method: Recover Hacked Yahoo Mail Account by Resetting the Password
- Go to Log-in page of your Yahoo Mail account and enter your email in the required field. Click next, afterward.
- Select I forgot my password link, on the next page.
- Now, you will be directed to the verification page. Here, you will see several options to recover your Yahoo account. Phone number or email address if you’ve added any of these will be listed here.
- Choose the mobile number or email address, if you recognize and Yahoo will use the same for password reset.
- Click yes, send me an Account Key.
- If you don’t have access to the phone number (Choose “I don’t have access to this phone”) then Yahoo will send the code to your alternate email.
- On the upcoming screen, you will be asked to enter the Account Key sent to your phone number or email address.
- Enter the Account Key in provided space and tap on the Verify button.
- After verifying, you will see two options on the screen – Continue and enter a new password.
- Click on this to get to the Password Reset page. Enter New Password and it should be totally different from the first Then, click Continue. Your hacked Yahoo Mail account can be recovered through this method also.
Now at next page, you will be asked if you want to add or update your account recovery options. To add, click on the + Add another email or + Add another phone (as per your choice). To delete any recovery option, to which you don’t have access now, tap trash icon present next to the listed phone/email. After it is all done, click on next button to get access to your account.