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Trying to delete a duplicate email account?

I accidently created a duplicate Yahoo! email account. I changed the personal name on one. What happens is the same emails go into both accounts. How can I delete one. I tried on one, but deletes both ...
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Cannot access my emails on yahoo

I am trying to re-enter my password on yahoo for my account. When I re-enter it it won’t accept it. Then it asks me to answer my security questions and I don’t remember the answers. What can I do to ...
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Can Yahoo! Mail accounts use a 2FA code generator authenticator app?

I would like to set up 2-factor authentication for an old Yahoo! account and @yahoo.com email address. Specifically the "code generator"-type Time-based One-Time Password (TOTP) based on RFC ...
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Recover yahoo.ca account registered with a land-line phone

I have an old yahoo.ca email account registered long ago with our landline phone number - my memory is that you used to be able to have them call the line with the confirmation code read to you, or ...
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How to find accounts associated with my Yahoo! account?

How do I find all the accounts I've created on different websites with my Yahoo! mail account, considering that I deleted most my emails a few years back, which means I can't search up confirmation ...
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Does Yahoo "deactivate" or "delete" accounts after 12 months of inactivity?

Does Yahoo delete email accounts due to inactivity? Yahoo deactivates email accounts and deletes email contents if the owner fails to sign in at least once in a year. But it does not delete the ...
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Forgot Yahoo password, but auto-signed in

I've forgotten my Yahoo password. I can already see from the similar questions box that this is a common question on this site. But fortunately, my situation is better than most: I'm already signed in,...
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How can I delete an old Yahoo account?

When I send or forward an email it sends it from an old Yahoo account that I never use. I have been unable to delete the account and the email bounces back.
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Delete Yahoo mail top contact and suggested searches

I need to know how to delete Yahoo mail top contact and suggested searches in Yahoo search bar.
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How to recover Yahoo! account [duplicate]

I made a Yahoo! account a while ago, and I thought I was just going to use it for small stuff, but I ended up depending on it very heavily. Since I was going to use it only for small stuff, I didn’t ...
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How to retrieve Yahoo! security questions and answers

I forgotten my Yahoo! security questions and answers, how can I get back it?
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How can I access my old Yahoo! account? [duplicate]

I want to access my old Yahoo! account but unfortunately the number associated with it no longer in service and there's no way of getting it back. Also I don't have any other email accounts associated ...
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How can I recover my Yahoo! mail when can't login referenced mail account

Both Yahoo! mail account has been locked. I cannot login. I also have forgotten security question of both account. What can I do now?
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Synchronising one Yahoo! email account from another Yahoo! account?

I had connected a Yahoo! email (account 1) under another Yahoo! email (account 2). I accessed account 1 almost exclusively through this connection through account 2. Apparently, during the data ...
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Can I change my Flickr account to use Gmail instead of my Yahoo account?

I want to delete my Yahoo account (do you need to ask why?) but I realised it's used to login to Flickr. Flickr allows you to transfer your account to a different Yahoo account and allows you to ...
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Does deleting Yahoo! account delete the associated Flickr account as well?

Flickr is owned by Yahoo!. After deleting my Yahoo! account, my Flickr account was left intact and I have to contact Yahoo support to get the account removed. I haven't created Flickr account ...
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How to change email address on my Yahoo! account

I have an Yahoo! account associated with an outlook.com email address and I want to change it to my new iCloud email address without having to close the old account and register a new one. I don't ...
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Delete duplicate Yahoo e-mail account

I have two yahoo.com e-mail accounts. I'll refer to them as old@yahoo.com and new@yahoo.com. I'm able to login to my new@yahoo.com account and receive e-mails. (I recently changed the password after ...
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Change Yahoo! profile picture

I am a frequent user of Yahoo! comments but I don't know how to change my profile picture. On the profile edit page you can change your nickname and above all that your default picture is shown but no ...
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How to recover Yahoo! mail account [duplicate]

I still remember my Yahoo! ID and password but the problem is when I login, I'm asked to provide the security question which I already forgot the answer. I don't have any other recovery ways like "...
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How to change Yahoo! account Secret Answer?

I started a Yahoo! mail account a while ago. This was meant to be just a throwaway/spam email account. However, because it was easy to pass around, I ended up depending on it quite heavily. Since I ...
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Yahoo! email address is a long string of random letters and numbers

Around 10 years ago, Yahoo! used to have this email program for minors that my mom signed me up for. Since then they have discontinued the system, while I was still a minor. Because of that, I have ...
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Problem in logging my Yahoo! account

For the past three days, I have been unable to access my Yahoo! Mail account. The following is displayed upon each login attempt: "It seems that we can't recover your account online. Please visit ...
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Yahoo! email signup without mobile phone [duplicate]

How do I sign up for a Yahoo! email account without a mobile phone? Can't afford one on SSD.
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How to recover a Yahoo account?

Someone was hacked, the hacker changed the password, we tried resetting it. Yahoo says: Looks like we can't recover your account online. Please visit our help site to get back in. What now? We ...
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How to replace the phone number in my Yahoo account?

How to replace the mobile phone number in my Yahoo email?
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Why is Yahoo! telling me to pay $100 to unlock my hacked email account?

I got locked out of my email after someone in Houston, Texas hacked into it. I called a number for Yahoo! that no one else can seem to find and they told me that I had to pay $100 because my Yahoo! ...
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Forgot my Yahoo! mail password

I forgot my Yahoo! mail password and I am very interested in accessing and maintaining my Yahoo! mail account because it contains a lot of data since 2003. What can I do to recover or change my Yahoo! ...
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How do I remove the profile photo from a Yahoo! account?

I have tried following steps from a lot of articles online, but they all seem to be outdated.
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Is there a way to create a Yahoo! account without having a cell phone that can receive SMS messages?

I'd like to create a Yahoo! account. The signup page won't let me proceed without entering a cell phone number, and it won't recognize my Google Voice number as a valid cell phone number. Is there a ...
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Yahoo mail password recovery

I have this situation where I can only access my yahoo e-mail account on my iPhone. However I forgot my password and I have no back-up solution to this situation; My secondary email is no longer ...
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How to estimate the age of my Yahoo! Account

I'm trying to estimate how old my Yahoo! account is, but I can't find this information anywhere on my profile. Any idea on where this could be displayed or a way to guess it? Unfortunately, there's no ...
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I could not log into Yahoo email for the past three days! [closed]

I can't get into Yahoo email and keep getting the same crap from Yahoo support: an engineering problem on the East Coast that should be fixed in 2-6 hours. Meanwhile, three days have passed! The ...
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How can I delete a Yahoo account permanently, when I cannot access it?

I have an account of Yahoo mail. I forgot my password and also I forgot my security question and answer for recovery. It's so important for me to delete my account now because someone is abusing my ...
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Security of a Yahoo! ID beyond passwords?

Is there a way to secure my Yahoo! ID information beyond passwords? What I mean is for example, Google has implemented a 2-way verification wherein, after a Google account logs in to a new computer ...
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How to retrieve the lost password for my Yahoo email account?

Is there a way to retrieve an email account password? I've tried calling the company myself but they need the answers to the security question... of which were created 7 years ago along with the ...
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How to retrieve a forgotten Yahoo! Mail password

I have forgotten my Yahoo! Mail account password. What is the procedure to retrieve my password? Note that I'm not asking where the link is. I want to learn about the procedure (i.e. if they ask me ...
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