I emailed the yahoo customer service just to retrieve my account and to reset my password. . Other options would be asking a friend if you can use their cell phone number or buying a cheap prepaid cell phone. Yahoo email is inferior to Gmail anyway. This experience is from July 2016. The signup page won't let me proceed without entering a cell phone number, and it won't recognize my Google Voice number as a valid cell phone number. If your account gets compromised, it is your fault.
I have not checked if Yahoo can send text messages here, but I have tried with some real phones and they all succeeded. So for someone who wants to create a Yahoo! Not the answer you're looking for? It's not possible to create a new Yahoo account without listing a cell phone number. For your protection, you have to add your mobile number. I'll just have to hope Google doesn't try to contact me at my old e-mail address and close the blog for lack of e-mail until I can find another free service. From their : One of the ways Yahoo helps to protect accounts is by requiring a mobile number to sign up. Google will not allow a Gmail account as an e-mail link. We should not ignore the protection that we can get from it.
Once you are subscribed you can post messages to the group by e-mailing groupname yahoogroups. Maybe I should get a 10 dollar burner phone with no name or contract and use that number. You may need to log into your gmx. Choose a better password and more often than not, those security questions are the weakest part of online security. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. There is no need to create a Google, Facebook, or Yahoo! In fact I don't even care if I lose control of my yahoo account - I would just open another one if necessary.
Is there any way to get an account without a cell phone? Create address None of these steps currently required me to provide a mobile number. I genuinely fail to see why we should give major corporations the phone numbers of the people we work with. Groups—all you need is an e-mail address. You could make up a cell phone number but when you enter the number Yahoo is going to send a text message to that number so that you can verify that the number actually belongs to you. Don't buy any extra minutes. Is there a workaround to be able to create a Yahoo! Here is a screenshot of the yahoo signup form.
If you don't provide a valid mobile number, you'll be unable to complete registration. To join a group, simply send an e-mail to groupname-subscribe yahoogroups. Is Yahoo compatable with Thunderbird? Browse other questions tagged or. Would you like to answer one of these instead? You can only change your password after you have typed in the field the correct verification code sent to your mobile number. Not the answer you're looking for? Once you sign in that way, Yahoo! I'd love to know how! Whatever happened to freedom of expression? To continue, you now need to create a Yahoo account.
So I've just created an account for a random stranger - they've got the activation code and I've got the password. And ideally they want you to add two phone numbers - even if you say you live in India! Try using this free web service,. In fact for Orwellian reasons I kill off my accounts about once every year or two in any case. However I suspect they're always trying to close such loopholes. Thanks for your time and information.
Remember if you use your friends number you still have to verify the cell number is correct and if you have an security issues like suspicious activity or forgetting your password Yahoo will send alerts to their cell phone. Be aware of this before making the connection to Facebook! Would you like to answer one of these instead? There is no security benefit to having a mobile number. With Gmail, if you send yourself an email from another account, you will get it in your Gmail box within seconds. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. I suppose if you just want some email address, not specifically Yahoo, you could just create a gmx.
I tried my using my land line number but was told it was not valad. I'd like to create a Yahoo! Browse other questions tagged or. As you can see from the following annotated screenshot, all these addresses are posted on the home page of every group. I don't think using a friend's mobile number and changing a couple of the digits will work. I do not have a cell phone. Sometimes it would require you to enter a mobile phone number before allowing you to sign up for an email account, sometimes not. Personally I am disgusted and depressed by this situation.