Know detailed graphical tutorial about generating third-party app’s password in Yahoo! account
If you want to access your Yahoo! Mail using any third-party application, then you must create/ generate Third-Party Apps Password in Yahoo! Mail account and log in with your Yahoo Email address and with your generated Third-Party Apps Password.
Yahoo! Mail doesn’t allow any authentication using their Yahoo email address and password through an untrusted place or without any OAuth Key.
Here I will show you how to generate Yahoo! Mail Third-Party Apps Password. For a third-party application, you need to create/ generate a specific password and access your Yahoo emails over your third-party application. Follow these below steps one-by-one and set your password for third party software access.
Step-1: Log-in into your Yahoo Account by entering your email address and password and go to Account Info (See the below screenshot)
Step-2: Click on the “Account Security” tab and click on “Generate App Password” as shown on below screenshot-
If you previously generate any third-party app’s password then this option looks as “Manage Apps Password“. Click on it.
Step-3: Select your required app from given list and if your third-party application is not listed here, then click on “Other App” option.
Step- 4: Enter your app name in the box and click on the Generate button. Once you click on it, your generate third party apps password in yahoo is completed.
Step-5: Copy your generated password for your third-party application and use it to login into your Yahoo! Mail account.
Note: Copy the generated password somewhere for use. You can also generate third party app password when you need it.