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Password consistently doesn't work after 2-3 weeks

My yahoo password after 2-3 weeks will not work anymore and I am forced to reset it. This keeps happening to me, yet my mom and dad use yahoo and this does not happen to them. The last time i reset the password, I let my mother pick the password so she can verify I am not going crazy. After about 3 weeks, I had to reset the password because it stopped working.

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That is normal - your account has not been hacked!
The temporary password will reset after 2-3 weeks. What you need to do is after you login using the temporary password, go into your account settings and change it to another password you create.

This one will not reset after 2-3 weeks.

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It almost sounds like your yahoo account has been hacked. My father had a yahoo mail address that got hacked and they kicked him off for sending out spam. I would contact yahoo.

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  • SLotmanRJ Jul 13, 2014

    That is normal - your account has not been hacked!The temporary password

  • SLotmanRJ Jul 13, 2014

    (...) The temporary password will reset after 2-3 weeks. What you need to do is actually change that password to another one you create, and that one will last as long as you need it.

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