Yahoo Password reset problems

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by palmharbor, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. palmharbor macrumors 6502

    Jul 31, 2007
    Yes, I know Yahoo is a problem
    It is no longer accepting my password.
    Yahoo says reset the password, from their email per my contact to them
    No matter how complicated and long (14 characters)
    The site tells me it is weak and cannot be accepted.
    I have done this work on Safari and Firefox so changing browsers is NOT
    the answer
    Anyone have any real solutions if there is one?
  2. flynz4 macrumors 68040

    Aug 9, 2009
    Portland, OR
    Are you using all of upper case, lower case, numbers, and special characters? 14 characters is pretty short... but I've yet to find a site that wouldn't accept a 14 character PW with multiple character types.

  3. palmharbor thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 31, 2007
    After six emails to yahoo, they sent me a password to use. I entered it
    on line...then entered in apple mail under pref, accounts and it is NOT BEING ACCEPTED. Yahoo is a complete failure, that's why the stock is priced sooo low.
  4. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    I have reset my Yahoo password with only minor issues. However this was some time ago. I suspect it's something to do with the browsers...
  5. palmharbor thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 31, 2007
    Nope...used Safari and Firefox latest edition.
  6. ibarnett macrumors regular


    Aug 20, 2010
    Gold Coast, Australia
    I think they were down/ having problems yesterday.
    When I tried to login it came up that my account had been cancelled due to inactivity????
    However this morning it is all working.:eek:

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