View and manage Yahoo Search preferences

Yahoo Search preferences are used each time you search with Yahoo (unless you're using Advanced Search).

Access your Yahoo Search preferences

Once you've signed in to your Yahoo account, you can change your Yahoo Search preferences from any computer or mobile device. If you're not signed in, your preferences will still be saved, but only on the specific computer or device you're using.

Yahoo Search settings on desktop

  1. Sign in to Yahoo.
  2. Enter a search in the search box, and then click Search.
  3. On the search results page, click the apps menu icon Image of the apps menu icon. | select Settings.
  4. Click Preferences.

Yahoo Search settings on Android

  1. Go to
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down and tap Sign in.

Yahoo Search settings on iOS

  1. Go to
  2. Tap Settings.