Yahoo Mail Login | How to Access Your Yahoo Mail Account [updated 2020]

Desktop Yahoo Login Page

Yahoo! Mail is an email service launched in 1997. It was a forefront runner on Email Service and was at the top of its league from 2002 to 2011. After 2011 Gmail started to raise a new giant on Email Service, and Yahoo Mail popularity slowly declined. Even though Yahoo Mail is not the most popular Email Service Company, a lot of people still use Yahoo Mail as their primary Mail. In this article, we will guide you on how to log in to Yahoo Mail from Desktop, Android devices, and iOS devices.

If you are in a hurry, then there is a summarized version of “how to login to Yahoo Mail.”

  1. Open any internet browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.) and goto the website “”
  2. Type your correct yahoo username and click next.
  3. Now type your correct yahoo password and click next.
  4. Congratulation, you are logged in to Yahoo Mail.

Let’s move on to more detailed steps to log in to Yahoo Mail.


Yahoo Mail Login – Using Desktop Browser

Login to Yahoo Mail using a desktop is straightforward; all you need is an internet browser. You can use any internet browser like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera, etc. 

Steps to Login to Yahoo Mail:

  1. From your desktop, open any preferred internet browser and go to website or “
  2. The browser will redirect you to the Yahoo Login page. If you are already logged in, then you will be redirected to the Yahoo Inbox page or on the Yahoo Home page.
    Note: If you don’t have Yahoo Mail Account, then you can SignUp for Yahoo Mail.
    Desktop Yahoo Login Page
  3. From the Yahoo Login page, type your correct yahoo username on the input field from and click the “Next” button. It will redirect you to the Yahoo Password page.
    On the Yahoo Login Page, we have “Stay signed in” checkbox. By checking that checkbox, you can conveniently stay signed in without having to enter your yahoo username and password each time. Never check this option if using a shared or someone’s else computer.
    Desktop Yahoo Password Page
  4. From the Password page, type your correct yahoo password and click “Next.”
  5. If your credentials are correct, Yahoo will redirect you to the Yahoo Mail Inbox page. If you get redirect to Yahoo Home page instead, then click on the mail icon from the top-right corner; yahoo will redirect you to Yahoo Mail Inbox Page.
    Note: If your credentials are incorrect and you forgot your password, then you can easily reset your password with just a few clicks. Check the article “ How To Recover or Reset Your Yahoo Mail Account Password” for more information.

Login TO Yahoo Mail SUing Mobile Application

If you are more of a mobile person, then Yahoo has got Yahoo Mail Application for the mobile device. The application is available both on Google Playstore as well as App Store.

If you don’t have Yahoo Mail Application on your mobile device then you can download using the following link mentioned below:


The steps to log in to Yahoo Mail using Mail App is exactly the same for both Android and iOS Devices. In the steps below, we have taken the reference of Android Device.

Steps to Login to Yahoo Mail:

  1. Open Yahoo Mail App on your Mobile device. If you don’t have Yahoo Mail App installed, you can install it from Google Playstore (for Android user) or App Store (for iOS user)
  2. For the App, tap on the “Sign in with Yahoo” button; App will redirect you to Sign in Page. If you don’t have Yahoo Email, then you can create one by tapping on the “Sign up” link.
    Mobile Login Home Page
  3. From the Sign-in Page, tap on the Email address input field and type your correct Yahoo username and tap the “Next” button. The App will redirect you to the Password page.
    Mobile Login Username Page
  4. From the password Page, tap on the Password input field and type your correct Yahoo password and tap on the “Next” button.
    Note: If you don’t remember your password, tap on the “Forgot password?” link from the page to reset your password.
    Mobile Login Password Page
  5. Once you entered your correct Yahoo username and password, Yahoo will redirect you to your Yahoo Mail Inbox page.
  6. Congratulation, you have successfully logged in to your Yahoo Mail. When you open your App next time, you don’t have to log in to Yahoo Mail. The App will directly redirect you to Your Inbox page.

How to Login To Yahoo Mail If you Have “Yahoo Account Key” enabled.

A Yahoo account key is Yahoo Mail’s new security feature that allows users to log in their Yahoo Mail without the need of a password. Instead, the user needs to verify the email using their mobile device.

Steps to Login to Yahoo Mail:

  1. Open the browser on your computer and navigate to or “ If you are not logged in to yahoo mail, the browser will redirect you to Yahoo Login Page.
  2. Enter your Yahoo email account and click “Next.” Since you have Yahoo Account key enabled, instead of Password Page server will redirect you to a prompt page where yahoo will ask you to verify your account key using your mobile device.
    How to use Yahoo Key
  3. Open your mobile device on which you have set your Yahoo Account Key. Yahoo will send you a prompt message saying if you want to allow or deny the sign-in request. 
  4. Tap Yes to proceed or No if you think someone else is trying to access your account.
    Note: If you do not receive the notification on your mobile device, then you can retry again by clicking the “Resend” button from the Yahoo page.
  5. After tapping the Yes option from your mobile device, you will get access to your email account on your browser.


Finally, we learned how to login to Yahoo Mail using the Desktop browser as well as Mobile Devices too. We also discussed how to login to Yahoo Mail if your Email has Yahoo Account Key Enabled.

If you want to learn how to use yahoo and its services effectively, please check out our other articles too. There are a lot of cool tricks and guides related to Yahoo Mail.

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