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Why Do I Have to Log In to Yahoo! Mail Every Time?

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Question: Why Do I Have to Log In to Yahoo! Mail Every Time?

Every time you log in to Yahoo! Mail, you make sure Keep me signed in for 2 weeks unless I sign out. is checked. Every time you open mail.yahoo.com, you have to sign in manually again. Every time you sign in...

How come Yahoo! Mail does not remember your log-in credentials?

 

Answer: Something or someone deletes the Yahoo! Mail cookie in your browser that would log you in automatically.

To keep the Yahoo! Mail log-in cookie:

  • Make sure Keep me signed in for 2 weeks unless I sign out. is checked when you log in to Yahoo! Mail.
  • Do not click Sign Out at the top of any Yahoo! page.
  • Make sure your Yahoo! account's Prompt for Password setting is Every 2 weeks:
    • Go to your Yahoo! account info.
    • Follow the Edit link under Member Information.
    • Make sure Every 2 Weeks is selected under Prompt for Password:.
    • Click Finished.
  • Do not clear your browser cookies manually.
  • Make sure your browser does not delete cookies when you shut it down.
  • Set browser extensions and anti-spyware software not to clear cookies or to exclude cookies from the "yahoo.com" domain.

For enhanced internet privacy, you can use your browser's private browsing feature instead:

 

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