How to Delete a Yahoo Avatar

By Katrina Matterhorn

Your Yahoo avatar displays on your online Yahoo profile and also when you send Yahoo instant messages. You can pick from a variety of clothing styles, accessories and hairstyles to make your avatar unique. If you no longer have use for your avatar or prefer to have a blank picture next to your profile you can delete your Yahoo avatar on the Yahoo avatars page.

Step 1

Log in to your Yahoo account with your user name and password.

Step 2

Navigate to ""

Step 3

Click "Preferences."

Step 4

Click "Delete My Avatar." Click "Yes" when asked to confirm your choice.