How to turn off or turn on Yahoo account key on a computer or mobile app?

If you have set up the account key on your Yahoo account but you don’t want to use this feature anymore and you are wondering how to disable Yahoo account key on PC or Laptop. Doing this will be beneficial if you don’t have access to your phone number associated with the account.

However, using the account key for the log in is a more secure way to get access to your account but you have to disable this feature sometimes due to some additional problems. In this article, we will discuss how to turn off yahoo account key from computer and mobile app and also how to turn the account key back on.

Steps to disable the Yahoo account key using a mobile app:

Open the Yahoo mobile application in your device and make sure your device is connected with the internet

Tap on the MENU icon

Tap on ACCOUNT KEY icon

Tap on MANAGE ACCOUNT KEY

At the bottom of the screen, you will see an option disable account key

You need to click on Disable account key and confirm your action

Doing this will let you log in to your Yahoo account using the password and you will not get the account key for the account access.

Steps To Turn Off Account Key From A Computer:

If you have a computer you can turn off the account key method by following the steps to turn off the Account key from a computer given below:

You need to go to the Yahoo account security page after signing n to your Yahoo account

Under Yahoo Account key click on MANAGE option

Click on the option to toggle left and right to on or off a particular device

Below that, you have an option to Disable the Account key

You need to click on Disable account key and confirm your action

By this you will enable the password login method, you have to use the password to get access to your account and you will not receive the account key on your phone.

Steps To Turn On Yahoo Account Key

If you set up account key you will get a key on your phone when you try to get access to your email. This is a more secure way to log in. You can set up the account key by following the steps to turn on Yahoo account key given below:

Open the Yahoo mobile application in your device in which you have enabled the account key method and make sure your device is connected with the internet

Tap on the MENU icon

Tap on ACCOUNT KEY icon

Tap on MANAGE ACCOUNT KEY

At the bottom of the screen, you will see an option enable account key

You need to click on enable account key and confirm your action

This will enable the Account key method in the device whenever you log in to your Yahoo account you need to enter the key you received on your phone through the text.

If you are facing trouble while turning the account key on or off using the instruction given above, you can contact the Yahoo customer service for further assistance.

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