Close your Yahoo account

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

Delete security questions from your account

Remove security questions as recovery info on your account by deleting them from your Account Information page . Instead, add an email address or phone number to verify and secure your account.

Account restrictions for ages 13 to 17

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 Purchase any Premium services

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.

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.

Recent activity page displays an unfamiliar location

Reasons your recent activity can show different locations You've recently accessed your account from a different location.

Received a text message with an Account Key from Yahoo

When you create a new Yahoo account or make a change to your existing account, you may receive a text message from Yahoo with an Account Key. To confirm that you’re the one who made the request, enter the Account Key on the Yahoo page that's asking for it.

Toggle between Yahoo accounts with Account Switcher

select Add Account. -You'll be taken to the "Manage accounts " page . Click Add Account

I received a request for my account or credit card information

After receiving a phishing email If you've already entered your information into a suspicious message or webpage , you should immediately change your password and update any other information you provided. For more information, see our help articles about:

My account is sending spam

Visit your Account Information page . Under "Contact Information," click Choose how Yahoo contacts you If you don't recognize the email address on file, change the alternate email address .