As of September 2014, reactivating a Yahoo! account involves signing into the account, confirming the Yahoo! ID, filling in CAPTCHA verifications and selecting "Reactivate" on the screen. It may take up to 24 hours to reactivate the account, and emails may be deleted and unrecoverable. Any lost data during the time the account was inactive may not be recovered, such as contact information and preferences.Know More
Recovering an account is not possible if the user violates the terms of service or the account does not have a login for 12 months. Violations of the terms of service include, but are not limited to, nonpayment of fees for certain Yahoo! services; exploiting proprietary programming of Yahoo!; and breaking state, federal and local laws.
Other violations of the terms include intending to harm minors; uploading harmful content that is hateful, incriminating and libelous; falsely representing someone else; transmitting copyrighted material; interfering with Yahoo! servers; and stalking someone. These terms of service were updated March 16, 2012.
Sometimes, a third party deletes a Yahoo! account without any violations of terms of service or lack of login. If this is the case, Yahoo! recommends changing the password on the account to prevent a third party from closing the account permanently or using Yahoo! services illegally.Learn more about E-mail
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A Yahoo! email account can be reactivated by going to the Yahoo! sign-in page and signing in using the Yahoo! ID and password for the account. For security purposes, Yahoo! asks for account information in order to verify account ownership. Provide the requested information and then click on the reactivate button. Note that reactivation is not possible if the account was deactivated by Yahoo! because of a violation of its terms or if it was deleted by Yahoo! due to inactivity.Full Answer >