How to Modify Account Settings for Yahoo Mail?

11 August 2020

Keeping your Yahoo account updated keeps it work correctly and flawlessly. Take advantage of the Account Info section of your Yahoo account to edit its settings. To edit particular specific to the Yahoo Mail portion of your account then, use the dedicated mail settings screen. Log into your Yahoo account, hover your mouse over your name or profile picture appears in the top-right corner of the Yahoo home page and choose Account Info.

Edit Name, Email, and Other Personal Account Settings

Click on your full name in the main section of the Personal Info and here you can,

• Change your name
• Add email addresses to your account
• Enter your Yahoo messenger handle
• Add any contact numbers, websites, and addresses you want to link with your account

How to Modify Account Settings for Yahoo Mail?


Scroll down and click on the Save option when you are done

Edit Account Security Settings

Choose the Account Security tab for,

• Changing your password
• Adding a recovery email address
• Adding or removing phone number verification
• Enabling two-step verification

Click on the name of an item to edit that item and depending on what you choose, a new screen might open

If you choose to change your password, for example, a screen opens asking you to enter and verify a new password

Edit Preferences

Click on the Preferences tab to edit your locations, content and languages preferences

Choose Locations and Languages to edit where you live and in which language you want Yahoo to show content. Location information is detected automatically and used to supply content specific to your region. If the location is incorrect then, click on No, Detect Again unless the correct location appears. Click on Yes when the correct one displays to save the location.

Choose Content Preferences to configure subscriptions and linked accounts. If you have expressed interest in receiving content about particular topics, for instance, you can edit them.

Edit Email Settings

You can add and remove email addresses linked with your Yahoo account from the Account Info screen, specific settings pertaining to your Yahoo Mail account are controlled and updated in several locations.

• Step 1: Open Yahoo Mail
• Step 2: Launch the Settings Screen
• Step 3: Update Your Mail Settings

Follow the above-given steps to change Yahoo Mail account settings. Also, if you are facing any issue while following these steps then, it is recommended to get in touch with the experts at Yahoo Support Number UK for instant and reliable support. The teams are available all the time to help you in any manner they can.