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How to Generate an App-specific Password for Yahoo.com

What is App-Specific Password?

App-specific passwords add an extra layer of security to your Yahoo account. They allow you to sign in to your account and securely access your information stored in Yahoo from a third-party app. App-specific passwords maintain a high level of security and help ensure your Yahoo account password won’t be collected or stored by any third-party apps you use.

How to Generate an App-Specific Password?

Step 1. Open your browser, visit mail.yahoo.com, and log in to your Yahoo account using your email regular address and password.

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Step 2. On the main Yahoo mail page, click on the icon next to your name (in the top right corner of the page) and choose the Account Info option.

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Step 3. On the Account Info page, click the Account Security option.

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Step 4. On the Account Security page, click the Generate app password option located at the bottom of the page.

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Step 5. Select which app or service the app-password will be used for and click Generate.

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Step 6. An app-specific password key will be generated - copy it.

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Step 7. Finally, use the generated app-password key instead of your regular password, in the application where you have added your Yahoo account.

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