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Close or reactivate your Yahoo account

You can close your Yahoo account at any time. Before doing so, please review the following info to understand what this action means for your account and your data.

What happens after my account is closed?

You'll lose access to all of your data and content like your emails, email folders, calendars, Yahoo Fantasy teams and Yahoo Finance portfolios.

Review and download your Yahoo account data

Close your Yahoo account

Active subscriptions - You can only close your account if it has no remaining balance and it's been 90 days since the end of the paid term for any canceled subscriptions. Visit My Subscriptions to cancel paid services and pay account balances.

  1. Sign in to the Yahoo account termination page.
  2. Read the info on terminating your account.
  3. Use the on-screen prompts to continue.

Recover your Yahoo account

Your account will be reactivated if you sign in to it within 30 days of closing it, with longer hold periods for accounts registered in Australia or New Zealand (90 days), and Brazil, Hong Kong, Taiwan or India (180 days).

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Verify your recovery information.
  3. Create a new password or click Continue.