How do I Change the BT Mail Password?

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How do I Change the BT Mail Password?
Changing your password keeps others from typing e-mails on your account. (keyboard #4 image by Adam Borkowski from Fotolia.com)

You have to change the password on your BT mail account if you forget your current password or you frequently change your password as a security measure. Since BT's mail services are powered by Yahoo!, regular uses of the Yahoo! Mail system will be familiar with the process for changing a password. You can change your password as often as you like.

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Visit the BT.com password reset page. It is linked below in the References section, under the heading "BT Yahoo!: Reset Your Password."

  2. 2

    Enter your BT e-mail address in the text field, and select the domain on which your BT e-mail account is located: btinternet.com, btopenworld.com or talk21.com. Click "Next" when complete.

  3. 3

    Answer the two security questions connected to your BT e-mail account and click "Next."

  4. 4

    Select the new password and enter it twice on the "Reset password" page to confirm it. Click "Next."

  5. 5

    Review and confirm the updates to your account on the subsequent "Confirm details" page. Upon reviewing the changes to your account, click "Next" to confirm them.

  6. 6

    Update your newly-changed password in your e-mail client and on your smartphone. Failure to do so will disrupt the synchronisation between your BT e-mail account and other devices.

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