A Step-By-Step Guide to Setting Up 2FA on Your Yahoo Account

Setting up Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on your Yahoo account is the best way to prevent unauthorized access to your account. Email platform breaches are all too common and passwords alone aren’t able to keep you protected from savvy hackers. With 2FA in place, you’ll have an extra layer of security so that you have greater control over access to your social platform. You can find more information about what 2FA is and how it works here .

Follow these 8 easy steps on your mobile device:

Step 1: Go to https://mail.yahoo.com and click on your username in the top right corner

Step 1:

Step 2: Click on “Account info”

Step 3: Click on “Account Security”

Step 4: Click “Turn on 2SV” under the “2-Step Verification” tab

Step 5: Click on “Get Started”

Step 6: Click on “Phone number”

Step 7: Choose which phone number you want to use for your 2FA

Step 8: A 6-digit verification code will be sent to your phone, enter it on your desktop

All set!

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