You may be wondering how to cancel your Yahoo! account. It can indeed be difficult to find the right page, because Yahoo! has hidden the page a bit. Follow these steps to permanently delete your Yahoo! account.
Step 1. Sign in to your Yahoo
account. Enter your email address and password. If you can't remember your password, click on the "Forgot ID or password" link.
Step 2. Open the Yahoo
-home page. Scroll down and click the help link at the bottom right of the page. Then click on the "My Account" link.
Select "delete account".
Click on "Cancel your Yahoo! account".
Click on "account termination" in the middle of the page.
Step 3. Enter your login details again
Even if you were already logged in, you now have to enter your details again. This prevents others from deleting your account if you left your mail open somewhere.
Step 4. Read the information about terminating your account
This means, among other things, that from the moment of termination you will no longer have access to services of Yahoo!, such as mail, contacts, Flickr account and more.br>
If you use paid services from Yahoo! you will have to unsubscribe before you can close your account. Otherwise, you still run the risk of paying after your account has been terminated
Step 5. Enter your password
You must enter your password again for confirmation. You must also complete a CAPTCHA to prove that you are a "real person". Click on "Yes, terminate this account".
- Your data will be kept by Yahoo! for another 90 days.
- You cannot undo the deletion of the account.