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Is there a way to create a Yahoo! account without having a cell phone that can receive SMS messages?

You can create (or, more specifically, I was just able to create) a Yahoo account without a mobile number by signing up with an existing email address. On the sign up page, click on "I'd rather use my ...
john v kumpf's user avatar
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In Yahoo Mail, how can I change the "base name" of a disposable email address

I have been trying to change it too. It seems that you can't. The UI confused me and I ended up having a really stupid basename. See this link for more info. Important - Once you create a base name,...
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Why can't I upload a portfolio to Yahoo Finance?

TL;DR Trade Date Data Format yyyymmdd not yyyy mm dd Date Formatting Issue The issue is with your date format. I performed a few tests and to the best of my knowledge based on those quick tests: Only ...
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Is there a way to block all news from a particular source in Yahoo News?

There is no longer an option to "Show Less from [news-source]" Yahoo removed the "3-dots" menu that included the option over a year ago. There is no way to block publishers. I ...
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How to skip Yahoo! news page and go directly to inbox?

Access the URL for the subdirectory for Yahoo Mail at mail.yahoo.com rather than going to yahoo.com to access your account. This will redirect you to a cookied link to the login page if you are not ...
Peyton Eckman's user avatar
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Can Yahoo! Mail accounts use a 2FA code generator authenticator app?

You can use an authenticator app now, but if you've already set up "2-step verification" with a phone number, you will need to disable it and set it up again. The instructions for setting up ...
Eric Wilson's user avatar
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Does Yahoo "deactivate" or "delete" accounts after 12 months of inactivity?

The mailbox gets de-activated - by that, all emails in your mailbox are deleted. The next time you login, the de-activated mailbox is re-activated and you start from scratch. Deletion implies that ...
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Why can't I upload a portfolio to Yahoo Finance?

After multiple combinations and attempts, I was able to successfully upload a .csv into Yahoo Finance. Here are the steps: Please follow these steps (do NOT skip any step). Login to Yahoo Finance. ...
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Why my Gmail received an email from Yahoo?

Are you sure this mail is from Yahoo? Does it have the proper Yahoo ip-addresses in the headers? It could be a forged mail, sent from elsewhere but appearing to be from Yahoo. Someone (some bot) got ...
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Why my Gmail received an email from Yahoo?

Perhaps someone set up your email as a recovery email for a separate yahoo account. Probably it was you a long time ago, as otherwise you wouldn't have clicked on the confirm email which I assume ...
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Change Yahoo! profile picture

You can't. The ability to change ones profile picture went away when http://profiles.yahoo.com shut down in January, 2015. They've not introduced a new method to change your profile picture. From ...
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Yahoo! email address is a long string of random letters and numbers

> We have confirmed, based on a recent investigation, that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from our network in late 2014 by what we believe is a state-sponsored actor. The ...
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