How to delete Yahoo! Messenger account.
Yahoo! Messenger Account.
If you want to remove the Yahoo! Messenger Account, then read our review on that. There is no possibility to delete the Yahoo! Messenger account only, because once you create a Yahoo! profile, you will gain access not only to Yahoo! Messenger, but additionally to Yahoo! mail, Flickr, etc. Therefore, if you close the profile, you will lose all those services completely. Consider this before you wipe out all details. Moreover, pay attention to these facts:
- you WILL NOT be able to restore your profile, incoming messages, etc.
- Yahoo! saves info about your profile for as long as 90 days.
- get ready to enter your password multiple times. If you do not remember your Yahoo! password, follow this page.
Let’s delete Yahoo! Messenger account.
Go to Yahoo!
Firstly, go to the official Yahoo! website (arrow 1). Scroll down until you see the link Help, which will be located on the bottom of the right part of the page. Use the browser text search (arrow 2, press Ctrl+F and type help) to find this link (arrow 3). Click on Help to proceed to the next step.
Yahoo! Help page.
Now you are on the Yahoo! Help page. In the section Help by Topic (arrow 1), click on the blue arrow to shift amongst different topics; then, find the necessary tab – Settings and preferences (arrow 2). Click on the link Closing your Yahoo account (arrow 3).
Closing your Yahoo! account.
On this page, check the information, or either click on the link Terminating your Yahoo account. Yahoo! will transfer you to the next page.
Terminating your Yahoo! Account.
You are on this page now. Check the information about the actual profile on the top on this page (arrow 1). Remember, once you remove this account, you will not be able to restore it. Read the text attentively (arrow 2). Enter your actual password in the area below (arrow 3).
Terminate your Yahoo! Messenger Account.
Now you only need to enter the CAPTCHA code (arrow 1), and click Terminate this Account (arrow 2). Again, there is no possibility to bring back the profile.
This is how to delete Yahoo! Messenger account.