How to Delete your Yahoo! Open ID Account
How to delete Yahoo account. Yahoo! is one of the most popular online services right now. The company owns many different tech apps, such as Tumblr, and has integrated them carefully in to its accounts. The Yahoo! account is one of the most popular email accounts, with millions using it for work or personal purposes. However, if you no longer want to use the Yahoo! account, there is a very simple way by which you can deactivate the account and make sure that you get no further prompts from Yahoo!. The company has created a quite simplistic deactivation process for existing users, and a few steps have been shared below:
1. Open the Yahoo! Homepage
The first step is to open the Yahoo! Home Page. Open your browser and write www.yahoo.com. From there, click on the Mail option in order to sign in to your Yahoo! account. You can also use a shortcut; simply write www.mail.yahoo.com in the address bar to go directly to the login page.
2. Go to the Accounts Section
After you log in to your Yahoo! account, click on the My Account link that is situated right at the bottom of the Help Page. The Help Page is located at the bottom right corner at the welcome page after you login to your account.
3. Select the right option
Once you click on the My Account page, a number of options will be shown. Click on ‘Register or Delete Account. You will be then taken to another page, from where you must click on the link that says ‘Closing your Yahoo! account’ link. In the middle of this page, you will find the link that says ‘Account Termination’. Click on it.
4. Fill out your info again
Yahoo! will ask you to verify that you are the owner of the account by asking you to fill out account information. Fill it out!
5. Read the Termination notice and proceed
After you fill out the login information, Yahoo! will display a termination notification page for you to read. Read it, proceed and enter your password one last time in order to complete the account deletion process.