How Do I Reset Security Question in Yahoo Mail?

When you are on the verge of creating a new email account, you might have come across a section where the email client is prompting you to choose a security question. Carry out these steps to reset security question in Yahoo mail.

Security Questions in the Yahoo Mail

Ever wonder why this is mandatory? Well, the questions and the answers help you out in the recovery of your yahoo email password in case you forget it. The security questions are one of the simplest modes of recovery.


There can be a situation when you might have forgotten the answer to a security question, and it might worry you like if you have permanently lost access to your Yahoo! account.

We will be walking you through the steps to set the security questions for your Yahoo! Mail account.

  • Step : 1 Open the default browser on your computer.
  • Step : 2 Enter the yahoo mail URL in the address bar and press the enter button.
  • Step : 3 The sign-in page will now open, enter the login credentials for your Yahoo! Account.
  • Step : 4 Once you gain access, you have to move the cursor to the account information section at the top-right corner of the page.
  • Step : 5 The icon will have your name and the display picture, click the icon.
  • Step : 6 You will see the following information: 
  • Step : 7 Signed in as- your Yahoo! Name
  • Step : 8 My Profile
  • Step : 9 Sign Out
  • Step : 10 Click the My Profile option. 
  • Step : 11 Navigate to the Account security section and click the Reset option under security questions.
  • Step : 12 You will now have to enter the verification code sent to your registered mobile number.
  • Step : 13 Once you enter the same verification code as sent to your mobile, you will be asked to choose two questions from the drop-down list.
  • Step : 14 Make sure to select a simple question, and the answer should be only to yourself.
  • Step : 15 Note down the answer in case you think you might forget it.
  • Step : 16 Click the Save button, and that’s it, you have successfully set the security questions for your Yahoo! Account.

If you need a remote assistance to reset security question in Yahoo mail. Click the call button available on the screen.

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