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Why do i have to repeatedly sign-in on yahoo e-mail. i have signed in at leat 50 times in the past few days. i do click on the save this for 2 weeks. what is the problem???? thanks

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  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    in the last week every time i check my e mail i have to sign in why?



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This can be one of two things, generally. Either your browser is clearing the cookies (or you are), or your account information is set to ask for your password more frequently.

(1) Your password for Yahoo! is saved through a browser cookie. Therefore, if your browsers' cookies are cleared, you will be prompted to enter your password back in next time.

(2) Go to your Options, then Mail options. Then go to your account information and sign in if needed. Towards the middle of the page, there should be an entry for Prompt for password, which you can edit. If it's less than 2 weeks, then you will be prompted for your password as often as it says.

Also, if you log out of your account, you need to log back in each time.

Hope this is of help. Please don't forget to rate this solution and have a good evening. :)

Posted on Feb 18, 2009


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