Reactivate Account: Yahoo Account is No Longer Active

If you do not log in to your Yahoo portal or email account after a while, Yahoo will deactivate it. The following tutorial explains how you can prevent your account from being closed forever.

You have not logged in to your Yahoo account in quite some time. Now, when you try to log in, you find that your account has been closed. How can you recover your account?

Yahoo does not give phone support for its free accounts; however, there is an email that can help you. Contact Yahoo using the following email address:

You can also visit this site for additional information on reactivating your account: Yahoo! Help.

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21 Responses to “Reactivate Account: Yahoo Account is No Longer Active”

  1. February 26, 2009 at 12:36 pm, Manoj Pundir said:

    What is the time limit of deactivating the yahoo acount in case it is not used.


    • January 28, 2010 at 3:11 am, Anonymous said:

      probably, i think 120 executive days


  2. September 27, 2009 at 6:48 pm, Anonymous said:

    deactivate my account!!!


    • December 04, 2009 at 10:16 pm, sharon barnett said:

      i w ant to deactivate my yaht oo accoun


  3. March 12, 2010 at 6:40 pm, Susana said:

    I cannot find account deactivated from yahoo. why don’t should it show up on deactivated ? i really struggled all day. Wow, what is that ? YAHOO CONTACT WON’T HELP IT TO ME.??? I HATE MANY FREQUENCY QUESTIONS. IT MAKE ME HEADACHES. Yahoo Contact phone number ???


    • June 12, 2010 at 2:12 am, Kels said:

      just not sign into and it will deactivat itself.
      I have 2 emails which i never used and actually forgot about,and i decided to sign up for a site with it,now my yahoo is not working…


  4. March 18, 2012 at 4:22 am, delate my account said:

    i want delate my account


  5. July 23, 2012 at 11:41 am, aldrin fernandes said:

    deactive account


  6. October 09, 2013 at 3:50 am, ejaa said:

    My yahoo account has suddenly been deactivated by yahoo due to inactive. I have already following the reactivation instruction, still, why there is no ‘reactive’ button…


  7. December 19, 2013 at 5:02 am, COdy Alex said:

    reactivate back please thank you


  8. December 20, 2013 at 1:10 pm, ziaullah said:

    my yahoo account was hacked so i want to reactivate it and i aslo dont rember alternate email so please help me.


  9. December 31, 2013 at 12:47 pm, pow yin sam said:

    I want my old account…


  10. January 07, 2014 at 9:30 am, Snez said:

    I can’t reactivate my account by doing the 3 steps….is there any other way?
    (it was deactivated due to inactivity)


  11. January 27, 2014 at 3:25 am, sana mirza said:



  12. February 20, 2014 at 8:34 am, jonathan said:

    i want de-activate my accout .


  13. February 26, 2014 at 7:18 am, HARI PADA ROY said:

    i can not open


  14. March 20, 2014 at 10:36 am, Shanto said:



  15. April 03, 2014 at 11:59 pm, nilam chaudhary said:

    i can’t open my yahoo account plese re activate my yahoo account.


  16. April 07, 2014 at 4:26 am, loraldlacsina said:

    Cant open


  17. April 09, 2014 at 12:21 am, saldy said:

    why it’s very hard to make a yahoo mail


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