We consider security a top priority. We sent an email that we're updating our authentication policies around third-party email access to better protect Yahoo Mail accounts. You may need to update your account settings in third-party programs to use a more secure approach. Read our help article for more information.

Locate a forgotten Yahoo ID

If you forgot what your Yahoo ID is, find it with our Sign-in Helper. We'll use the account's recovery information to help locate your ID.

  1. Go to the Sign-in Helper.
  2. Enter one of the account recovery items listed in the Sign-in Helper.
  3. Click Continue.
  4. Follow the instructions given in the Sign-in Helper.