Like Gmail account can be locked out due to miss using the free service, Yahoo mail can also be locked out due to various reasons. Some of the major reasons why Yahoo mail is locked out can be similar with Gmail too.
Following might be a reason behind your locked Yahoo mail:
- Sending a large number of emails than specified limit by the service provider.
- User marking your email as spam due to miss using or send useless mails.
- Synchronizing emails at the various location at a time.
- Attempt to unlock using the incorrect password (like Hacking into account).
- Providing access to unauthorized third party app or software.
How to quickly unlock Yahoo Mail?
If your Yahoo mail is locked due to any of the above-mentioned reasons, then do the following steps to unlock it:
- Remove POP and IMAP settings from any email client software.
- Close multiple instances of browsers with Yahoo Mail login.
- Revoke access to all third party apps and software.
- Clear cache of the browser and reopen Yahoo mail.
Note and Conclusion:
Now your locked Yahoo mail will be released and unlocked as soon as possible. It is expected that Yahoo lockout will be removed withing 12 Hours.
Delay in a unlocking of Yahoo account depends on the intensity of rules violation made. If you need any more information then read this forum article.