Yahoo Answers has shut down

Yahoo Answers has shut down as of May 4, 2021. Yahoo Answers was once a key part of Yahoo's products and services, but it has declined in popularity over the years as the needs of our members have changed. We decided to shift our resources away from Yahoo Answers to focus on products that better serve our members and deliver on Yahoo's promise of providing premium trusted content. 

As of May 4, 2021 you can no longer access the site. To assist you with this transition we've compiled a list of questions that may have come up during this process.

Will this impact my Yahoo Account or other Yahoo services?

No, these changes are specific to Yahoo Answers. They won't impact your Yahoo Account or any other Yahoo services.

Where should I go when I have questions in the future?

Find answers and info from the web using Yahoo Search. If you need info on the Coronavirus pandemic, check out the Yahoo COVID page.

Can I download my Yahoo Answers content?

As of June 30, 2021 you can no longer download your Yahoo Answers content.

I already downloaded my Yahoo Answers content, how do I view it?

Your content will be formatted in JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) and might be hard to look through at a glance. We have resources on viewing and managing your account data that can help you understand your data download.

How can I share my comments/feedback about this change?

Send any comments or feedback you have regarding this decision to Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us.