How to create an application password in Yahoo Mail (yahoo keeps asking for my password)

Discussion in 'Yahoo Mail' started by popowich, May 30, 2015.

  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

    Aug 12, 2008
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    Does a mail program keep asking for your password?

    If you have 2 step login verification enabled you will need to create an application password for programs that do not support the 2 step logins such as asking for a code sent to your phone.

    To create an application password go to your Yahoo inbox, then click the Gear and select Account Info:

    Yahoo Account Info.jpg

    In the left side navigation click Account Security:

    Yahoo Account Security.jpg

    Scroll down to the App Passwords section, type in the name of the mail program, then click Generate password:

    Yahoo Create Application Password.jpg

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