It's been over 2 months that i get this error :

"yahooID@yahoo.com Disabled

Account locked: Too many failed login attempts. Logging into the Yahoo! website may fix this."

I did log in to my yahoo account by going into "mail.yahoo.com" website and i could access the chats there. But still no luck with pidgin.

Before it was fine and i could sign in without a problem. And even now i can sign in via pidgin messenger with my MSN account without a problem.

I use Ubuntu 12.10.

How can i fix this?


i fixed this by going into mail.yahoo.com and use the yahoo messenger there, all i did was getting online there and then offline again, so my account was unblocked and i could access yahoo on pidgin.


You need to login to yahoo.com The address mail.yahoo.com will not do this for you. Why? I don't know. https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Protocol%20Specific%20Questions#IgetamessagethatsaysToomanyfailedloginattemptsbutIloggedintothewebsitelikethemessagesaidanditstilldoesntwork

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