Despite the care you took in choosing a password that was both memorable and secure, you forgot it.
Now what? No need to panic: Yahoo provides a simple three-step process that will allow you to reset your password and choose a new one even if you don't have an alternate email address.
Click on the "I can't access my account" link found under the Sign In button on the Yahoo login page.
Ensure that the first option in the list, "I forgot my password," is selected.
Enter your Yahoo ID and the shown verification code in their respective boxes.
Enter the alternate email address you provided when you registered with Yahoo in the text box, then click "Next."
Yahoowill send an email message to your alternate email address containing a link to reset your password.
Check your email and click that link.
If you did not provide an alternate email address when you registered or you have since lost access to it, select the radio button labeled "I can't access any of the above" and click "Next."
Type the answer to your first security question in the text box, click "Next," type the answer to your second security question in the text box then click "Next" again.
Enter your desired new password in the first text box, then enter it again in the second text box. Click "Next."
Reset Facebook Password
Suddenly you attempt to login to your Facebook profile.
Perhaps you have simply forgotten your password or worst case your Facebook account security has been compromised.
Having had this happen to me, I can help you reset your Facebook password and restore your peace of mind.
You will be back networking with your friends, family and coworkers in no time.
Go to your computer bring up the Facebook login screen like you normally would.
Do not fill in any information.
Click on the link above your Facebook user name and password that states forgot your password. This brings you to a different screen.
Fill in the email address associated or on file with your Facebook account.
If you cannot remember, keep trying different email addresses until you do.
Click enter and a Facebook reset link will be sent to your email so you can recover your password. It usually takes up to 5 minutes.
Check your spam email folder if the email does not appear in your inbox.
Click the link in your email and answer any security questions by Facebook.
This brings back to the Facebook website.
Reset your password with a phrase you will remember mixed in with 1 to 2 numbers or more. Record this in a notebook or on a safe place.
Use a different password than you would for your email.
This decreases your chances of having both websites compromised.