How To Delete Yahoo Account

By Abby •  Updated: 01/24/21 •  1 min read

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Yahoo has been losing millions of users due regular data breaches over the past few years. If you are also concerned about your data, you might want to close your Yahoo account permanently. In this article, we will guide you to delete your Yahoo account.

How to delete Yahoo email account?

Note: You cannot close your Yahoo account from the mobile app.

  1. Go to Yahoo Account Termination page.
  2. Log in to your account if you haven’t already.
    log in to delete yahoo account
  3. Scroll down to the bottom and click on Continue delete my account. delete yahoo email account
  4.  Type in your email address and click on Yes, terminate this account. 
    Yahoo account deletion confirmation

Yahoo will take 40 days to delete your account permanently. It may take longer if you are registered in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, and Taiwan.

What happens when you delete your Yahoo account?

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