How to delete Yahoo email Account permanently

By Sidharth | How-to

Many people like privacy and sometimes the privacy is sold by some culprits in exchange for money or some benefits.You can make use of temporary and disposable mail services but if it too late then you have to delete your email account.

Some reasons on why you want to delete the email account :

  • You are spammed heavily.
  • You have unused Mail id’s.
  • You no longer use that mail id
  • You are threatened that your id will be hacked
  • Abusive mails and blackmail through mails.

For this reason many web portal mail service provides a way to delete the account,so in this post I will discuss on how to delete existing yahoo account,yahoo provides a way to delete your account easily and hardly takes couple of minutes.

So if you have a @yahoo.com mail id and wondering how to delete the whole account completely and permanently then here is a easy way to do.

But remember by deleting the mail id you will also lose account data and settings,Profile names,Yahoo! Address Book, Yahoo! Small Business, Yahoo! GeoCities, Yahoo! Briefcase and many more account options which are spread across the Yahoo! network and those information cannot be retrieved.So make sure you know what you are doing.

 

Deleting yahoo email account : 

Step 1 – Log in to your yahoo mail account.Enter your username and password.

Step 2 – Now visit this link Delete My yahoo account page.Scroll down a bit and you will find a similar page like this. 

yahoo_account_delete_user

Step 3 – Enter your mail account password and then enter the random code carefully.

After doing this,Just click on Terminate this Account.You are done!

Now your account will be notified to Yahoo team and it will be deactivated and then deleted from there user registration database in approximately 90 days!

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!