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How to Delete Your Yahoo Account

To delete your Yahoo account, you need to complete the process below. After a waiting period, your account should be deleted.

Speed: 5 Difficulty: 3

Walkthrough to Delete Your Yahoo Account

Delete your Yahoo account in 6 easy steps.

1. Go to Yahoo website and log in

You can access the website by clicking on the following URL:

Yahoo website

Then, log in to your Yahoo account.

Yahoo log in

2. Click your profile icon and “Account information”

Click on your profile icon.

Yahoo profile icon

Click “Account information.”

Yahoo account information

3. Click “Privacy controls”

Click “Privacy controls.”

Yahoo privacy controls

4. Click “Manage Your Information” or scroll down and click “Delete My Account”

Click “Manage your information.”

Yahoo account privacy dashboard and controls - Manage your information option

Alternatively, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “Delete My Account.”

Delete your Yahoo account option

5. Click “Continue delete my account”

You will be redirected to a page where Yahoo will inform you about the things that will be deleted when you close your Yahoo account.

Scroll down and click “Continue delete my account.”

Yahoo - continue to delete my account option

6. Confirm your email address and click “Yes, delete this account”

You will be redirected to a page where you will be asked to enter the email address of the account you want to delete.

Enter this information and click “Yes, delete this account.”

Yahoo - confirm you want to delete your account

Your Yahoo account has been deactivated and will be permanently deleted after a waiting period.

Your Yahoo account has been deactivated and will be permanently deleted after a waiting period screen

Congratulations! You have now successfully deleted your account! 

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