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How to Delete Your Yelp Account

To delete your Yelp Account, you need to complete a request process. After this, your account should be permanently closed after a waiting period.

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Walkthrough to Delete Your Yelp Account

Delete your Yelp Account in 8 easy steps.

1. Access the Yelp website

Go to the Yelp website by clicking on the following URL:

Yelp homepage

2. Sign in to your account

Click the “Log In” button located at the top right corner.

Yelp log in button

Select the sign in option you use to access your Yelp account. 

Yelp login options

3. Click “Privacy Policy”

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “Privacy Policy.”

Yelp footer - Privacy Policy link

You can also access Yelp’s Privacy Policy by clicking the following URL:

4. Click “Data Retention and Account Termination” and the hyperlinked word “here”

Click the “Data Retention and Account Termination” option in the table of contents to locate the link that leads to the support center.

Yelp Privacy Policy - Data Retention and Account Termination

Click the word “here” in the first sentence under “Data Retention and Account Termination.”

Yelp Privacy Policy - hyperlink to close your account

You can also access this link by clicking the following URL:

5. Click the hyperlinked “submit an account closure request”

Click the hyperlinked “submit an account closure request.”

Yelp - how do I close my account page with a hyperlink to submit an account closure request

You can also access it by clicking the following URL:

6. Click “Send”

Enter a reason for closing your account (optional).

Click the “Send” button.

Yelp user account closure request - "send" button

You will receive an email from that contains a confirmation link for closing your Yelp account.

Click on this confirmation link to verify your request to close your Yelp account.

Yelp confirmation email for closing account

8. Click “Close Account”

You will be redirected to Yelp.

Click the “Close Account” button to confirm your request.

Yelp - close my account

Congratulations! You have now successfully deleted your account! 

Yelp - message saying account has been closed

Additional Information

Even though you have successfully deleted your Yelp account, some of your personal information may still be retained by

To request a deletion of all the data associated with your Yelp account, send an email to

If you want to opt out of targeted advertisements, follow the steps described on this site:

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