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If you’re like most people, you’ve racked up a few free e-mail accounts over the years. Maybe you have too many accounts and would like to keep just one of them, or maybe you’re fed up with all the spam you’re getting in a particular inbox. This article will show you step by step how you can delete a Yahoo account for good. Don’t worry about changing your mind since you can always re-active your account.
How to Delete a Yahoo Account on your PC
Go to Yahoo.com.
Click on the sign-in link for your Yahoo email, but don’t sign-in.
Click on the “Help” link in the upper-right hand corner.
Click on “Create or Delete Account” in the “BROWSE BY TOPIC” sidebar.
Click on “Close your Account.” It’s the first option in the main section of the page.
Scroll down to the “Terminate Your Account” option and click on the link.
Sign in using your Yahoo email account information
You will see a page called “Deleting your account.” Scroll down and retype your password and enter the confirmation code that appears at the bottom of the screen.
Follow the steps until you’re done. They might ask why you’ve decided to close your account.
How to Delete your Account on your Mobile
Visit the normal Yahoo login page.
Don’t sign in. Instead, just press the sign-in button at the top-right without providing your details.
Press the “Help” link.
Look on the left-hand side on the screen and press “Create or Delete Account.”
Wait for the page to load and find the “Close your Account” option near the top.
Swipe down to the “Terminate Your Account” link and press.
Provide your username and email to begin the termination process.
Next Yahoo will prompt you to re-enter your password. You will also be asked for a verification code.
Continue following the prompts until you’re done.
Congratulations on closing your Yahoo account and simplifying your life. The link to delete a Yahoo account is a bit hidden, so if you had trouble accessing the Account Termination page using the instructions above, try going to the page directly.
If you have any problems deleting your account, you can visit their Help page on deleting accounts. You can also get help from Yahoo’s customer support directly by going to the main Help page and clicking on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the screen. In the event that you change your mind, you have up to 90 days to recover your account.