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Remove an alternate email address or mobile number from your account

  Important - If you only have one alternate email address or mobile number, you'll first need to add a new one before you can remove the old one. All Yahoo Accounts are required to list at least one alternate email address or mobile phone number.

Removing your alternate email address or mobile number

  1. Sign in to Yahoo Account Information page.
  2. Under "Sign-In and Security," click Update password-reset info.
  3. Click Delete next to the email address or mobile number you'd like to remove.
  4. Click Delete Now.
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Last updated: July 08, 2014