Add/Edit/Delete a Recovery Phone Number for Yahoo

You’ll start by logging into the email you’d like to add your recovery option to.

  1. Once logged in you’ll select the name in the top right-hand corner
  2. Under the email address select Account Info
  3. In the new window that pops up on the left-hand side, you’ll find and select Account Security
  4. Towards the middle of the screen, you’ll have Phone Numbers and the number’s that are currently connected.
    Click Phone Numbers. (If you haven’t set up a phone yet then it will just say ”Add recovery phone number”)
  5. To delete a number, you’ll have a trash icon to the right of the number you’d like to remove
  6. To add a number, select ”Add recovery phone number” at the bottom
  7. You’ll then be asked to enter the phone number you’d like set as your recovery number.

They will have you verify this is your number 1 of 2 ways. You can opt for a phone call or receive a text message.

However you decide to have them send it, you’ll be given a code when they contact you. Enter the code they sent and that should verify your phone.