Close your Yahoo account

If you use a phone number to sign in - visit our alternative account termination page instead. Read the information under "Before continuing, please consider the following information."

Deleting child and family accounts

You will need to sign in to your child's account to download any of the data. Go to the Account Termination page . - You may be asked to sign in again.

Remove content or information from Yahoo

Go to the " Terminating your Yahoo Account " page . Read the "Before continuing, please consider the following information" section. Confirm your password in the field provided.

Default settings on the Account info page

Website URL (if provided) You can control who can see your Contact Information by visiting your Account info page and following these steps: Click on your full name.

Yahoo email already in use on another site

If you recently registered for a new Yahoo account , it's possible that your new Yahoo email address had a previous owner who stopped using the account at least one year ago. If the previous owner provided this email address sometime in the past to set up services with a business such as Paypal or a utility company, the obsolete address may still be in the business's system. This could block you from setting up your own services with these businesses using your new address.

Reset your Yahoo account language

If your account is ever hacked, your Yahoo Mail or other Yahoo pages may appear in another language. Don't worry though, simply follow the steps below to fix it!

Account restrictions for 13 and under

If you listed your date of birth as under the age of 13, when you created your Yahoo Account, you'll be unable to access certain Yahoo services. Yahoo limits the activities that a user may participate in on our site and prohibits editing of account information for accounts registered under the age of 13. Accounts that are registered as under the age of 13 are not permitted to:

How can I transfer my child account to another parent account?

It is not currently possible to transfer an existing child ID to another parent account. If you'd like to have a child account associated with another Yahoo ID, we recommend that you create a new account for your child by visiting the Yahoo Account Registration page . You will need to sign in with your desired parent Yahoo ID and password.

Sign up for a new account on a mobile device

Go to the mobile registration page ( Enter the requested info on the form. Tip:

Account restrictions for ages 13 to 17

Learn about limitations on accounts registered to people between the ages of 13 to 17 years old and why you may have trouble editing the date of birth or other personal information listed on these accounts. Yahoo limits the activities which children ages 13-17 may participate in on our site . Accounts registered with a date of birth indicating the owner is 13-17 years old aren't permitted to: View listings or participate in Yahoo Adult Groups