Yahoo enables you with the extra account security, to avoid any suspicious activity in your account. Well to facilitate the feature, Yahoo sends you an authentication code or link to ensure that you are the person trying to access your account. However, some of the Yahoo users have a complaint that they didn’t receive any verification code or link at their registered mobile number or an associated email address. If you are facing the same issue, then review this guidebook instruction to fix issues with Yahoo Verification codes and links.
Didn’t Receive a Verification Code? Understand the Reason
If you didn’t receive the text message with the authorization code or link for verification then click on resend option within the first 5 minutes after the completion of 1st attempt. But, if you still don’t receive the code, check to see if any of the below-provided reasons are valid for you.
#1 Used a Landline- If you are the one who used landline numbers for authentication purpose, then you must understand, SMS codes or links can only be sent to mobile numbers.
#2 Device Problems- Make sure your plan hasn’t exceeded its sending data limit.
#3 Contact Information is wrong- Make sure you have provided the correct mobile number or email address for the authentication process.
#4 Email Problems- Make sure that the alternate email address provided by you hasn’t been deleted or Yahoo isn’t blocked by the ISP of alternate email. Also, check your spam/junk folder to see that the verification URL is not landed in your spam folder.
Other Factors to Cause Verification Issues-
Apart from the above-mentioned issues, there are some other verification factors that may cause hurdle in your authentication process, which includes:
- Verification Link is No Longer Valid- There’s must be chances that the URL has expired and you need to request a new one.
- Can’t get an authentication code because you forgot your Yahoo password or you may enter the wrong recovery information in the provided field- Well to resolve the issue you will have to create a new account.