When first setting up an iPhone, many people will prioritize the action of adding their email accounts to their device. The iPhone does a great job of handling email, and the ability to combine messages from multiple accounts into one inbox can be a real time-saver. But you might discover that you are using one of your email accounts much more than another, or that one of the email accounts you configured on the device is only receiving spam.
Luckily email accounts that are added to an iPhone are not there permanently, and you can delete any account that you have configured. Our steps below will show you how to delete an unwanted Yahoo Mail account from your iPhone in the iOS 9 operating system.
Delete Yahoo Mail Account on an iPhone 6
Device used: iPhone 6 Plus
Software version: iOS 9.0.2
These steps will remove a Yahoo email account from the Mail app on your iPhone device. This will not cancel your Yahoo email account, or affect your ability to access the account through a Web browser or another device. Additionally, deleting the account from the Mail app will stop you from receiving future messages to that account on your iPhone, and will also remove any existing inboxes for the Yahoo account.
- Open the Settings menu.
- Scroll down and select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.
- Select your Yahoo account.
- Tap the Delete Account button at the bottom of the screen.
- Tap the Delete Account button again to confirm removal of the Yahoo account from your device.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.