Remove content or information from Yahoo

You can remove comments, photos, links, files, and other types of content and information that you posted to a Yahoo product or service.

Yahoo products

Yahoo Account

Close your Yahoo account

We're sorry to see you go. When you close your account, any content or information that you posted to a Yahoo product or service will either be deleted or labeled as anonymous.

 Important - You'll need your current password to close your account. If you don't remember it, first use the Sign-in Helper and enter your recovery info to sign in.

  1. Go to the "Terminating your Yahoo Account" page.
  2. Read the "Before continuing, please consider the following information" section.
  3. Confirm your password in the field provided.
  4. Enter the CAPTCHA code.
  5. Click Terminate this Account.

Yahoo Answers

Make a question anonymous
  1. Go to the Yahoo Answers page where you posted your question.
  2. Click the Edit icon Edit icon.
  3. Click Make Anonymous.
Make an answer anonymous
  1. Go to the Yahoo Answers page where you posted your answer.
  2. Click the Edit icon Edit icon.
  3. Click Make Anonymous.
Remove a question

You can only remove a question before it receives its first answer.

  1. Go to the Yahoo Answers page where you posted your question.
  2. Click the Edit icon Edit icon.
  3. Click Delete Question.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove an answer

You can remove an answer up until the asker chooses a Best Answer. If you remove your answer, you won't have the option to answer the question again. Consider making your answer anonymous instead.

  1. Go to the Yahoo Answers page where you posted your answer.
  2. Click the Edit icon Edit icon.
  3. Click Delete Answer.
  4. Click Yes to confirm.
Remove a comment on an answer
  1. Go to the Yahoo Answers page where you posted your comment.
  2. Mouse over your comment.
  3. Click the Delete icon Grey Ex Icon to the right of your comment.

Yahoo Calendar

Stop sharing a calendar
  1. Locate the "My Calendars" section on your calendar.
  2. Click the More options icon Calendar options icon beside the calendar you want to stop sharing.
  3. Click Share…
  4. Deselect Enable my public calendar.
  5. Click Save.
Reset calendar links
  1. Locate the "My Calendars" section on your calendar.
  2. Click the More options icon Calendar options icon beside the calendar you want to stop sharing.
  3. Click Share…
  4. Select Generate links.
  5. Click the Reset link icon Reset link icon to disable sharing for anyone using the current link to view your calendar.
  6. Click Yes, Reset to confirm.
  7. Click Save.
Remove a calendar or all of its events
  1. Locate the "My Calendars" section on your calendar.
  2. Click the More options icon Calendar options icon beside the calendar you want to remove.
  3. Click Edit Calendar.
  4. Click Delete.
  5. Select Delete All the Events or The whole calendar.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Click Yes, Delete Now.

Yahoo Feedback

Remove an idea you submitted
  1. Sign in to Yahoo Feedback.
  2. Click Yahoo Feedback.
  3. Click the product for which you submitted an idea.
  4. Click My feedback.
  5. Click Delete… on the idea you want to remove.
  6. Click OK to confirm.

Yahoo Finance

Remove a comment
  1. Go to the Yahoo Finance page where you posted your comment.
  2. Mouse over your comment.
  3. Click the Delete icon Grey Ex Icon to the right of your comment.
Remove a Message Board post
  1. Go to the Message Board that you want to remove a post from.
  2. Click My Posts.
  3. Click the timeline drop-down menu, and select All.
  4. Click Remove on the post you want to remove.
  5. Click Yes to confirm.

Flickr

Remove individual photos or videos
  1. Click any photo or video.
  2. Click the Edit icon Edit icon | select Delete.
  3. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove multiple photos or videos at once
  1. Mouse over You | select Organize.
  2. Drag and drop content to the batch area.
  3. Click Edit photos | select Delete.
  4. Click DELETE.
  5. Click YES, GO AHEAD, and then click it again to confirm.
Remove comments on photos or videos
  1. Click the photo or video you'd like to remove a comment from.
  2. Below the content, mouse over the comment | click the Delete icon Delete icon.
  3. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove a topic you created or a reply you added to a group
  1. Click Discussions at the top of the group page.
  2. Click the topic you'd like to remove or that contains the post you've made.
  3. Mouse over the topic or post | click the Delete icon Delete icon.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove your photo from a group
  1. Click your photo that’s in a group.
  2. Go to the "This photo is in xx group" section.
  3. Mouse over the group | click the X.

Yahoo Groups

Remove an attachment
  1. On your group's main page, click Attachments.
  2. Mouse over the item you want to remove.
  3. Click the Delete icon Trash can.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove a database table
  1. On your group's main page, click Database.
  2. Click the table you'd like to remove.
  3. Click Actions | select Delete table…
  4. Click Delete Table.
Remove an event
  1. On your group's main page, click Events.
  2. Click any event.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove a file
  1. On your group's main page, click Files.
  2. Mouse over the item you want to remove.
  3. Click the Delete icon Trash can.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove a link
  1. On your group's main page, click Links.
  2. Mouse over the link you'd like to remove.
  3. Click the Delete icon Trash can.
  4. Click Delete Link to confirm.
Remove a message
  1. On your group's main page, click Conversations.
  2. Click Messages.
  3. Click the title of the message you want to remove.
  4. Click the Delete icon Trash can.
  5. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove a photo from a regular album
  1. On your group's main page, click Photos.
  2. Click Albums.
  3. Click the photo album containing the photo you want to remove.
  4. Click Edit
  5. On the image you'd like to remove, click the More icon Down arrow.
  6. Click Delete Trash can.
Remove a photo from a photomatic album
  1. On your group's main page, click Files.
  2. Click Attachments.
  3. Click the name of an album to view individual photos before choosing which to remove.
  4. Mouse over the image you want to remove, and click the Delete icon Trash can.
  5. Click Delete to confirm.
Remove a poll
  1. On your group's main page, click Polls.
  2. Mouse over the poll you'd like to remove.
  3. Click the Delete icon Trash can.
  4. Click Delete Poll to confirm.
Remove a group

Removing your group will permanently remove it from Yahoo Groups, unsubscribe all members, and eliminate all archives, shared files, photos, and events. Once a group is deleted, it can't be restored. Be sure you really want to delete it before proceeding.

  1. On your group's main page, click Management | select Control Panel.
  2. In the "Feedback" field, enter your reason for deleting the group.
  3. Click Delete Group.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
Change group cover photo
  1. Mouse over your group's cover image.
  2. Click Change Cover.
  3. Select a cover image from your computer.
  4. Drag the image to reposition it.
  5. Click Save.

Yahoo News

Remove a comment
  1. Go to the Yahoo News page where you posted your comment.
  2. Click the Delete icon Image of trash icon. under your comment.
  3. Click Delete to confirm.

Rivals.com

Edit a Message Board post

You can remove text that you put on a Message Board post by changing the text that you entered in the original post.

  1. From the Message Board, click User Options.
  2. Click Message Board Options.
  3. Under "Edit your posts," click here.
  4. Click the title of the post you want to edit.
  5. Make changes to your post.
  6. Click Save Changes.
Remove content from My Fan Page
  1. From Rivals.com, click My Fan Page.
  2. Click Edit fan page below your profile image.
  3. Click Edit About Me.
  4. Depending on the information you want to change, click either My Photos, My Videos, About Me, My Sports, or My Schools at the top of the page.

Yahoo Shopping

You can't remove a review, but you can make it anonymous. Anonymous reviews show as being posted by "Yahoo Shopping User." Once you make a review anonymous, you can't change it back to show your name.

Make a review anonymous
  1. Go to the product on Yahoo Shopping that you reviewed.
  2. Click Make Anonymous on your review.

Yahoo Sports

Remove a comment on an article, video, or blog
  1. Go to the Yahoo Sports page where you posted your comment.
  2. Mouse over your comment.
  3. Click the Delete icon Grey Ex Icon to the right of your comment.
Remove a Message Board post
  1. From the Message Board, click My Posts.
  2. Click the timeline drop-down menu, and select All.
  3. Click Remove on the post you want to remove.
  4. Click Yes to confirm.
Remove your team slogan for Yahoo Fantasy sports
  1. From your team homepage, click My Team.
  2. Click your existing slogan to the right of your team name and logo.
  3. Remove the existing text.
  4. Click Save.
Remove your custom team image for Yahoo Fantasy sports
  1. From your team homepage, click My Team.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. Click Edit Custom Image.
  4. Click Delete Selected Image.

Yahoo Style

Remove a comment
  1. Go to the Yahoo Style page where you posted your comment.
  2. Click the Delete icon Delete icon under your comment.
  3. Click Delete to confirm.

Yahoo Tech

Remove a comment
  1. Go to the Yahoo Tech page where you posted your comment.
  2. Click the Delete icon Delete icon under your comment.
  3. Click Delete to confirm.

Yahoo

Remove a comment
  1. Go to the Yahoo page where you posted your comment.
  2. Mouse over your comment.
  3. Click the Delete icon Grey Ex Icon to the right of your comment.

Having trouble removing content that you posted?

There are times when you won't be able to remove your own content. If you're not able to remove your content, please contact us so we can take appropriate action.

Note: Even after your content or information has been removed from the Yahoo properties above, either by you directly, or by Yahoo, this doesn't guarantee complete and comprehensive deletion of the content or information you posted on Yahoo. Visit Yahoo Data Storage and Anonymization to find out what information may remain in our archived records after your content or information has been removed.