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Update your Yahoo account information and settings

Whether you need to edit the name on your account, or update your account recovery information, we’ve got you covered. Below are links to help article topics about managing your Yahoo account. Personal information Update your first, last, and display name Wrong...

Delete security questions from your account

It’s possible to remove security questions as recovery info on your account by deleting them from your Account Information page. It’s more secure to add an email address or phone number to verify and secure your account. If you’ve recently updated a...

Manage preferences and give feedback on Yahoo ads

The ads you see on Yahoo help keep our services free of charge. Your ad feedback is important to us, as it helps us identify bad ads and adjust those we show in the future. Influence the types of ads you see Click the Ad icon  within an ad to learn how Yahoo selects...

Edit your account name and nickname in Yahoo

Update your names to change your identity throughout Yahoo. Depending on the product, your name or nickname is at the top of the page. It may be visible to other Yahoo users. For example, your nickname appears next to comments you make on Yahoo News. Go to the Yahoo...

Change the location preference for your Yahoo account

Yahoo services update your location whenever the device you’re using moves into a new area. It’s not possible to manually change your default location from the location that’s been detected. Make sure location services are enabled Turn on location...

Update your Yahoo Account picture

Personalize your Yahoo Account by adding a picture from a desktop computer and most mobile apps. You can upload an image in .jpg, .png, and .jpeg format as long as it’s 5MB or less and at least 192×192 pixels. Update your photo in Yahoo apps Tap the Sidebar...