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Anonymous asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 2 months ago

How do I delete a question after it's posted?

I want a question delete but how?

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  • .
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You have no other posted questions under this account, at this time.

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    IF your question on Yahoo Answers has no answers yet, you can just go into your question and select Edit>Delete. (make sure your mobile device is in desktop mode, if using a mobile)

    IF your question on Yahoo Answers DOES have ANY answers, it cannot be deleted. The only way to get it removed if it has answers from others, from that point on, is to have enough accounts report it as a violation, so the system removes it from the display. You cannot edit or change the info you posted, either. All you can do is add updates to clarify it, and/or make yourself Anonymous (Edit>Post as Anonymous) to hide your identity.

    This is probably the single most asked question, over time, in the Yahoo Answers subcategory. You can save points and time in the future, by doing a search at the top of the page (type in your question or keywords and press "Search Answers"), to see if the question you have has already been asked/answered. How to delete questions has been asked/answered literally thousands of times since the site was created.

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  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    you can only delete your question if it has no answers on it if there are

    no answers on it to delete it click on the x delete question button under the

    blue edit menu once there is answers on it you wont be able to delete it

    unfortunately

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  • 2 months ago

    You can't delete it if someone already answered.  The only way to delete it is to report it. 

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  • 2 months ago

    If the question has answers, the only real way to remove them is as violations. You will need to get friends and network to report. The easiest thing to do is go to the question and change the asker to anonymous. You will then be the only one who knows it is you. The staff in the past would remove one or two, but no longer.

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  • Sharon
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You can only delete them if they have no answers. Click on 'Edit' beside your question and then delete it. If it has an answer the Edit button no longer appears and you cannot delete it.

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  • You can only delete a question if it has no answers.  You just have to select the edit icon and select delete.   If the question does have an answer the delete option is removed and the question becomes the property of Verizon.  You can see this in the Terms of Service which we all had to agree to.

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