How to Delete Yahoo Account
Yahoo is one of the free email providers. Unlike Gmail, yahoo offers series of email services both for the free and paid versions.
Do you have any issue with your yahoomail account and have decided to shut down the account and have all the mails in it deleted? Do you have a yahoomail account and want to delete it?
For whatever reason that is making you want to delete your Yahoomail account, it is however easy to do it, meaning it’s probably easier done than pondered.
Today I will be showing you how to delete your yahoomail account in just few clicks.
But before that, this is what deleting your Yahoomail Account Will Cost You
- You lose all your Yahoo! Settings.
- Your Flick account and photos and other data in services that are part of Yahoo will be lost.
- If you are subscribing or paying for any the Yahoo services, such as Yahoomail Plus, you are bound to have problem with it, simply cancel them first to avoid unexpected payments.
- Know it that people will still be able to send you messages with the closed Yahoomail account for 90 days without getting a delivery error report, meanwhile you cannot log in to your account to see the messages. So don’t forget to tell all your friends and contacts that you’re about to shut down your Yahoomail account.
This is the exact way its quoted on yahoo terminating page “By terminating this account, you will lose your Yahoo! ID, Mail address, and Profile names. We will also delete your account data and settings across the Yahoo! network. This includes the contents of your HotJobs, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Address Book, Yahoo! Small Business, Yahoo! GeoCities, Yahoo! Briefcase, My Yahoo! and more. Account deletion will also terminate any paid services that you own with this yahoo id. You may not be able to recover payments remitted for these services or the data associated with these accounts“
How to Delete Your Yahoo! Mail Account
To delete your Yahoomail or Yahoomail Classic account:
Log in to your yahoo mail account or click here
Kindly visit the yahoo page link leading to where you will terminate Your Yahoomail Account. Or click here to take you to the deactivation page
Step 2: Type in your yahoomail password under the “please confirm your identity with your password”, then scroll down and Type in the CAPTCHA code
Click on the Terminate this Account button. congrats you’re done now.
Congratulations! you have deactivated your yahoo account.
After you have done this, wait for 90 days for Yahoo to confirm and delete your data from their database which include email messages associated with your account.
Data connected to a Yahoo! Finance Premium account will be kept for 3 calendar years; other data may also be kept.
Note: Your username and email address will become open which means it will become will be available for others to use in the future; This means that they may receive messages primarily meant for you if any senders uses your old Yahoomail address name.
Meanwhile, any sender trying to send mail your deleted Yahoomail account address will get a delivery failure message listing that account name as not existing.
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