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  1. I was sent a text with an account key and i didn't request it. .

    I got a text with an account key and I didn't request one. I thought that was odd so I am letting you know. What should I do in a case like this?

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  2. I hate it..Please get rid of the New Privacy and Terms..I have done this 50 time on 3 email accounts..Enough is enough..

    I hate it..Please get rid of the New Privacy and Terms..I have done this 50 time on 3 email accounts..Getting tired of scrolling to the bottom and accepting!!!

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  3. I like the old basic version. Prefer my own password to sign in. also, only want email from my list of contacts

    Password and sign in is better.
    I do not like receiving emails from advertisers. I only want emails from people and companies I have put into my contact list.
    It is too time consuming to weed all the junk mail out.

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  5. I am having to re identify myself via msg sent to my phone, as it indicates that it is a first time signing in on my pc device????

    I am having to re identify myself via msg sent to my phone, as it indicates that it is a first time signing in on my pc device????

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  6. Sign into email constant verification is annoying

    Everyday I sign into my email I'm having to put in a pass code! Why?!!! Shouldn't you know it's me by now?! Why do I have to keep doing this?! It's irritating & ******* me off! YOU put us at risk now YOU want to be overly cautious?! WTF! I'm sick of Yahoo! You just get worse instead of better! Get your **** together & stop hassling us! Get rid of that CEO & maybe you'll do better! You were the best a long time ago, not anymore! You suck just as much as Google & any other free email…

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  7. you idiots just recently changed yahoo for worse - takes 5-6 times to try to get in

    you idiots just recently changed yahoo for worse - takes 5-6 times to try to get in

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  8. Stop the verification account key on "EVERY" sign in. The box is "NOT" checked......

    Remove the "Key" for every sign in. Also uncheck the box as default for "keep me signed in" The box in setup is not checked for two step varification so why require a "KEY" evertime...

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  9. Why can't I sign in to get my email? I don't want to use my phone for this!

    Just let me sign in to my account! I don't want to jump through hoops on others peoples email to sign in to mine!

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  10. Plz dont ask account key again and again when i log in ,i feel distrubance, plz ask once ony if verified then no again plz

    yahoo is asking about account key again and again when i log in. Please very once if verufied then dont ask again and again.

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  12. A few months ago Yahoo insisted I change my passwords to a more secure system..

    Now I have forgotten my passwords to my 20 year old account that I never forgot in twenty years... Now,I am being told I can't access the account because it is so secure Yahoo can't get me into it...WTF... This is not progress... If I had my old password I would stillbe able to get into it...and so would yahoo... Now nobody can... HELP ME... I want my account....

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  13. Allow similar passwords when changing them.

    You annoy us with e-mail because YOU, Yahoo!, compromised our data. (Or was that AT&T or whatever company ownes you this week?) So, when I voluntarily go in to make a change THAT I CAN REMEMBER to my e-mail password, you reject it because it's too similar, even if it's different, to the one I had previously...you know, the one that was secure for almost TWENTY YEARS until you messed me up. You're sending me messages you're stopping login attempts. Good. If someone is trying to log in, and it's not me, and it's from a device I wouldn't use,…

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  14. trouble sign in, problem creating new password

    where to go to created a new password

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  15. Please stop asking me to authenticate my identity via my phone. That's what my password is for. I waste so much time.

    Please, please, I do not have time to waste when I log in, to wait for a code to be sent to my phone or alternative address. My password is pretty safe. Please, it is so annoying and burdensome. This is my main private account, but if it continues to be such a burden to log in, I will have to get one in google.

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  16. Everytime I log in, it asks for recovery email address even though I already set one

    Everytime I log into my email account, it asks me for a recovery email address even though I already set one and asks me for a mobile phone number. I put in a phone number, and of course, it still asks me for a recovery email address and phone number. It used to do it occasionally, but now it's every time. If it keeps this up, it will be the last straw, and I'll give up yahoo!

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  18. IF you want us to change our password on our accounts, it would help alot IF you would accept the new password that we enter!

    IF you want us to change our password on our accounts, it would help alot IF you would accept the new password that we enter! People with head injuries & memory issues have a hard time learning new things & have a limited number of things that we are able to be sure to remember to use as passwords!
    Incidentally...since you are pulling this nonsense on both of my Yahoo accounts, you can forget about replying to my yahoo e-mail since it looks like you will not allow me access to either one of them! Much better that you respond…

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  19. Password

    I should not have to change my password. This is something that should be up to me if I want to keep the one I have. This is just really a way to try to get my phone number by saying if I forget.

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