Set up, use, and manage Yahoo7 Account Key to sign in without a password

Tired of remembering and managing multiple passwords? Account Key is more secure and lets you use your mobile phone instead of a password to sign in. Once enabled, Yahoo7 sends a notification to the mobile device of your choice. You can approve access with a tap on your phone, so no one else can get into your account.

Set up Account Key from a web browser

You must have one Yahoo7 app installed on your mobile device and be signed in to it.

  1. Go to the Yahoo7 Account security page.
  2. Click or tap See how it works.
  3. Select your device and app to be notified on.
  4. Click or tap Send me a notification.
    - A notification will go to the app you selected.
  5. On your mobile device, tap the Approve icon Image of the Account Key accept button..
  6. Back in your web browser, click or tap Always use Yahoo7 Account Key.
  7. Confirm your mobile phone number, which is used if you lose access to your device.

Sign in with Account Key

For Account Key to work, you must be signed into a Yahoo7 app on your mobile device.

  1. Go to the Yahoo7 Sign in page.
  2. Enter your Yahoo7 ID, then click Next.
    - A notification is sent to your Account Key enabled device.
  3. On your device, tap the notification or open the app and tap the Account Key icon Image of the Account Key icon..
  4. Tap the Approve icon Image of the Account Key accept button..
  5. You might be prompted to either enter or tap a verification code to confirm.

Manage devices or disable Account Key

If you're using multiple devices and Yahoo7 apps, you can choose where the notification is sent. You can also turn off Account Key and switch back to a password, if you prefer.

Manage Account Key from a web browser

  1. Go to the Yahoo7 Account security page.
  2. By "Yahoo7 Account Key," click Manage.
  3. Click the toggle to the right of any device you want to turn on or off.
  4. Optionally, click Disable Account Key at the bottom of the screen to switch back to a password.

Manage Account Key from a Yahoo7 mobile app

  1. From your Account Key enabled app, tap the Menu icon Image of the side menu icon..
  2. Tap the Account Key icon Image of the Account Key icon..
  3. Tap Manage Account Key.
  4. Tap the toggle to the right of any device you want to turn on or off.
  5. Optionally, tap Disable Account Key at the bottom of the screen to switch back to a password.