Reasons Yahoo asks you to change your password

So that your personal info stays as secure as possible, you’ll be asked to change your password when you’re signing in if we’ve noticed any unusual activity on your account lately.

Ways to review and protect your account

  1. Check your Recent Login Activity page.
    This shows several days of sign-in activity. If someone has accessed your account without your permission, it'll be listed here.
  2. Protect your account from hackers.
    1. See our help article covering ways an account can get hacked.
    2. See more tips in the Safety Center.

Are you having trouble changing your password? Learn how to change it to a new, secure password.