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Yahoo have locked my account because of some potenial security threat! unlock please

Restore my password

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We are not yahoo, you need to take this up with them by clicking on can't access my account link.

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unfortunately nothing can be done about this... yahoo follows very strict policies in the security issues...

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Multiple Attempts by you or someone trying to access your mail account with wrong password will freeze your account for 24 hours. however wait for few hours and try clearing the cookies and temp file and then try

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I assume you have already tried the the Yahoo sign-in wizard, which is used to help retrieve (or reset) passwords. See: https://edit.yahoo.com/forgot

If your password and secret questions yhave been changed. I would suggest going to the sign-in wizard, and select the option for "My account may have been compromised".

Additional help info available from Yahoo at:
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/classic/account/

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How can I unlock my Yahoo Email account because, I forgot my password and put in too many wrong passwords and, got locked out.


You always can notify Yahoo, you forgot your password. then the can use several modes to help you. Ask you a security question, or send you a mail, how to reset your password.
Under the sign in button is a blue text " I cannot access my account, please help. Press that one.

Aug 04, 2014 | Yahoo Mail

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Locked out of yahoo account


If you suspect that someone has hacked your Yahoo! account or if you attempt to log in your account too many times with an incorrect password, Yahoo! might lock you out of your account.

After several failed login attempts, the Yahoo! security feature locks your account for a predetermined amount of time to prevent unauthorized users from accessing your account.

Unauthorized users might use your account to send unsolicited emails or intrude on your private content and emails.

Although being locked out of your Yahoo! account can be frustrating, you can gain access to your account and change your password after the lock expires.

Wait 24 hours.
Return to the Yahoo! website and click the "Sign In" link at the top of the page.


Click "I Can't Access My Account."
Select "I Forgot My Password" or "My Password Doesn't Work" from the list of options.

Click the "Next" button to proceed.
Enter your Yahoo! ID in the "My Yahoo! ID is" field.


Enter the security code in the "Enter the Code Shown" field. Click the "Next" button.
Click "I Cannot Access Any of the Above" and click the "Next" button.
Type the answers to the security questions in the appropriate fields.

You set these security quests when you created your Yahoo! Account.
Click "Next."


Enter a new password in the field and verify the password by retyping it in the field.
Click the "Next" button and Yahoo! resets your password.

The new password is effective immediately, allowing you to sign in your Yahoo! account.

Mar 19, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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Yahoo.com tells me that my password has expired. What do I need to do?


If you ever find yourself with a locked Yahoo account, it's likely due to multiple incorrect password attempts.

As a security measure, Yahoo's email and chat client servers automatically lock your account to prevent unauthorized access after there have been multiple invalid password entries.

The ID Lock security measure safeguards a Yahoo account from unauthorized users who try to access your account without permission.Cause

After multiple incorrect password entries to a Yahoo account, the server automatically sets a lock on it.
This happens because every time a Yahoo Account holder logs into his account, he's logged in with a cookie.

A cookie is an information packet that proves you are the valid account holder.
However, when a person tries to access an account with many failed attempts, the cookies expires, triggering the ID lock on the account.
24-Hour Wait

A Yahoo account holder must wait up to 24 hours before accessing the account again.
The lock on the account expires within 24 hours from the time the account was locked.

Unlock Using Another Server Since Yahoo! has many servers around the world, a user can log into his account by visiting a different Yahoo server address. (See Below.)
http://thingsaboutcomputer.blogspot.com/2009/03/how-to-unlock-yahoo-when-account-is.html

Copy and paste a Yahoo! server URL into the address bar of your Internet browser to access the website.
Enter the Yahoo! ID and password in their respective fields, and click on "Log in" to access your yahoo account.
Avoid Yahoo Account Locks
To prevent future Yahoo! account locks, a user should limit the number of times he tries to enter a password.

If an account holder has forgotten his password, he should use the "Forgot Passsword" feature to reset the password.
http://help.yahoo.com/l/ca/yahoo/edit/id_password/edit-22.html

Jan 02, 2014 | Yahoo Mail

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Too many attempts to unlock
Which email account ?
Unlocking your Hotmail account after it has been locked due to too many failed log in attempts can be done using Microsoft's automated password reset system.

The feature has been put in place to protect users from crackers and scammers who would then use the account to steal your personal information and that of your contacts'.

It's a good idea to regularly cycle your passwords to increase the security of your correspondence.

Navigate to account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx.
Select "I forgot my password."


Click "Reset my password."
Enter your Hotmail email address and the letters in the displayed picture.


Click "Next." A new password will now be emailed to the alternate email account you've listed in your profile.

You can use this password to log into your now-unlocked Hotmail account.
Yahoo

If you suspect that someone has hacked your Yahoo! account or if you attempt to log in your account too many times with an incorrect password, Yahoo! might lock you out of your account.

After several failed login attempts, the Yahoo! security feature locks your account for a predetermined amount of time to prevent unauthorized users from accessing your account.

Unauthorized users might use your account to send unsolicited emails or intrude on your private content and emails.

Although being locked out of your Yahoo! account can be frustrating, you can gain access to your account and change your password after the lock expires.

Wait 24 hours.
Return to the Yahoo! website and click the "Sign In" link at the top of the page.


Click "I Can't Access My Account."
Select "I Forgot My Password" or "My Password Doesn't Work" from the list of options.

Click the "Next" button to proceed.
Enter your Yahoo! ID in the "My Yahoo! ID is" field.


Enter the security code in the "Enter the Code Shown" field. Click the "Next" button.

Click "I Cannot Access Any of the Above" and click the "Next" button.
Type the answers to the security questions in the appropriate fields.

You set these security quests when you created your Yahoo! Account.
Click "Next."


Enter a new password in the field and verify the password by retyping it in the field.
Click the "Next" button and Yahoo! resets your password.

The new password is effective immediately, allowing you to sign in your Yahoo! account.

Dec 30, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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My yahoo account has been locked How can i open please help me?


This message is seen when an attempt to login has failed multiple time. As a security measure, your account has been locked to prevent unauthorized users from being able to log in to it. If you have not recently tried to log in, this is not necessarily a cause for concern. Another Yahoo! user may have mistakenly used your ID when attempting to log in to their own account.

The lock on your account will expire 24 hours after it was first locked. Don't worry-the lockout time period won't reset each time you try to sign in while the account is still locked. You can try to sign in again after the lockout time has expired. Note: Yahoo! is unable to provide you with the exact time that your account was locked or when it will be unlocked.

If you are still unable to sign in with your new password, please see the password problems help page for some common reasons why you are seeing the "Invalid Password" error.

To reset your password, or for further help, visit the following page:
https://edit.yahoo.com/forgotroot?done=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yahoo.com%2F&src=fpctx&partner=&intl=us

Apr 10, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Your account has been locked. Please click "Forgot


simply go through the settings and answer the options given.. that will help you open your account..
Thanks for rating Good luck

Jan 13, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Sep 13, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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You will have to take the same route as if someone has accessed your account and changed the security questions
Follow the route for 'my account has been compromised'

https://edit.yahoo.com/forgotroot/

May 25, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Why my yahoo account has been locked?


Too many login tries with wrong password on one ID causes lock the ID. This is a security lock for your Yahoo! ID. If you know the correct password you can unlock it by opening http://www.yahoo.com/r/m6 or http://mail.yahoo.com, for the first time type your ID correctly and type any password(if password is wrong no problem), click Sign In . in reply the same page will appear again... this time type your ID and password correctly, type the captcha verification code correctly as shown in image box and click Sign In. if your password is right your ID will be unlocked.

Thanks for joining Fixya.

Good Luck

Nov 18, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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MY YAHOO ACCOUNT IS LOCKED


Actually someone has tried to sign in to ur id with wrong passwords several times, so yahoo has blocked ur id for security purposes. u can simply unlock ur id.ur sign in to messenger is locked but u can acess ur mail. sign in to ur mail and go it to ur account details. change ur password. if u wanna keep these password then change password once and then change them to current password. ur id is now unlock.

Jul 26, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

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