How to Change Your Yahoo Messenger Password

Changing passwords frequently is a measure to avoid your account from being easily logged into by any party. It is a way of securing your accounts’ information. Changing your Yahoo Messenger’s password frequently is one that you should also practice, as that one password can access into the other Yahoo personalized services like Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Chat, My Yahoo, and Yahoo Finance. Thus, when you change the password of your Yahoo Messenger, the passwords for your other personalized services will also be changed.


How to change password in Yahoo Messenger is not difficult. First, you will need to enter from you Yahoo Messenger account, or any of your Yahoo accounts. At the login Homepage, enter your Yahoo ID and your present password. Then you will be directed to your account. Click your user name, where a drop down menu will appear. Of the options, click ‘Account Info’.

A dialog will appear asking for your password again. Then you will be led to the Account Info page. Click ‘Change your Yahoo! Password’, which is located under the Sign-In and Security heading.


Under the ‘Change your Yahoo! Password’ heading, you will need to enter your current password, the new password, and then retype the new password to confirm that you did not mistype the desired password. Then, click the ‘Save’ button. After that, a message will appear saying that you have successfully changed your password. However, if the passwords did not match, you will need to refill the information. After receiving the message saying you have successfully changed your password, click ‘Continue’. You will be led to the account sign-in settings page. Type the new password you have changed, and then click ‘Sign In’.

You will be directed to a page with your account information. Hence, you know that your new password did indeed change.


Now, securing your Yahoo accounts’ information is possible when you know how to change password in Yahoo Messenger.

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