Yahoo Answers to shut down May 4, 2021
Yahoo has made the decision to shut down Yahoo Answers. To better assist you with this transition we've compiled a list of questions that may come up for you during this process.
- April 20th - You won't be able to post new Yahoo Answers questions or answer other users' questions.
- May 4th - The website won't be accessible. If you try to access Yahoo Answers on May 4th you'll be redirected to the Yahoo homepage.
No, these changes are specific to Yahoo Answers. They won't impact your Yahoo Account or any other Yahoo services.
Yes. Your content must be requested before June 30, 2021. Follow the instructions for downloading your Yahoo Answers data.
Your Yahoo Answers data download will return all user-generated content including your Questions list, Questions, Answers list, Answers, and any images. You won't be able to download other users' content, questions, or answers.
No, the content download is optional. However, if you choose to download your Answers content, you must do so before June 30, 2021.
Our team works as fast as possible to make data available, but it can take up to 30 days to receive your content download.
Send any comments or feedback you have regarding this decision to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us.