How to Edit a Yahoo Mobile Number

Yahoo Mobile is essentially a homepage for your Smartphone that lets you connect to Yahoo! Mail and Messenger, Gmail, Hotmail and more from a single page. You can also perform web search using Yahoo search engine, read news, get RSS feeds. It also lets you check your Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Flickr, YouTube and many more features. You can also change your mobile number when needed. But, you need to first delete your original number before you go ahead register your new number.

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Click on the Yahoo Messenger icon, go to Menu and select Preferences.

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Click on the "General" category.

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Click on "Edit mobile device" button. You will then enter your Yahoo ID and password to sign in to Yahoo Mobile.

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Under the “Other Mobile Devices” section, click on the trashcan icon and click "Delete".

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You are now ready to update your mobile device information. Stay at the "Other Mobile Devices" section. Click on the pencil icon. This will let you edit Device's Make and Model, Device Name, Daily Message Limit etc. Click on the "Change" button to save the necessary changes.

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Once again, click on Messenger menu on your Yahoo Messenger (same as Step 1).

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Click on "My Contact Details." Now you can edit your mobile number. Once you are done, click "Save & Close." You are all set.