What do I do when the message ‘Your Yahoo account is locked’?

Do you get the message ‘Your Yahoo account is locked’? Then it means that too many attempts have been made to log in with incorrect information. This will result in your account being blocked for 12 hours for security reasons. If you want to log in again sooner, you need Yahoo’s login help.

What do I do if my account is blocked?

You may sometimes have to deal with a temporarily blocked Yahoo Mail. This is because unusual login activities are logged. In that case you have to reset your password. You do this via your My Yahoo. This way you can unblock your account.

What is the difference between IMAP and POP3?

Both IMAP and POP3 can be used to retrieve e-mail from a mail server. The difference is that POP3 downloads the mail, but leaves it on the server. IMAP, on the other hand, receives the mails and removes them from the server. So you can never find them elsewhere.

Why is my mailbox full every time?

It often happens that e-mail programs are set up in such a way that a copy is made of every e-mail message. This is the case with Mac Mail and Vista Mail, among others. This option is enabled by default. As a result, your mailbox will fill up quickly. So disable this option in Yahoo’s … Read more

Can’t log in after a changed password?

Have you changed a password and you can no longer access your account? Then check the spelling of your password. Did you type everything correctly, including upper and lower case letters? Do you have the numbers and other punctuation marks right? Is Caps Lock off? Have you copied the password and is there no error? … Read more

Which browser can I use Yahoo Mail with?

Yahoo Mail is best used with the most up-to-date browsers. Think of Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. Note that Internet Explorer is no longer supported by Yahoo and other providers like Hotmail.

How many GB is my Yahoo Mailbox?

The Yahoo Mail is now much bigger. Nowadays you have a maximum of 1 TB of space. If you do notice that it is filling up, then it is smart to clean the mailbox. You can do that in different ways. This way you can back up your emails. Empty your trash. Delete old mails … Read more