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How do I delete a Flickr account?

Answer

  1. Sign in to Flickr.
  2. Click on your profile photo.
  3. Click on Settings.
  4. Under the “Personal information” click Delete your Flickr account.
  5. Read the important messages.
  6. Click Ok Next.
  7. You’ll be prompted to enter your password to confirm your account deletion.
  8. Check Yes, I fully understand.
  9. Click Delete My Account.

To delete your Flickr account, you must first sign in to your account. Then click on ‘Account Settings’ from the menu located at the top right of any page. You will be taken to the Account Settings page where you can find a link to delete your Flickr account. To proceed with deleting your account, simply follow the instructions provided and click “Yes, Delete My Account.” If you have blogged on this site you can alternatively choose ‘Delete my blog instead’.

NOTE: Before proceeding, we strongly recommend that if you use Flickr for personal reasons that you download all of your content via flickr’s Download Manager or their export tool . This will allow you to retain ownership of all photos and content created under your account as these will be a part of your personal archive. After deleting your account you will no longer have access to this content.​

How can I permanently delete all of my images from Flickr?

To permanently remove all photos and videos you’ve uploaded to Flickr:

Go to the Account Settings page by clicking on ‘Account’ at the top right of any page. Click ‘Deactivate your Flickr account’ in the left column under ‘Your Account’. On the next page, click Delete My Account to proceed with deleting your account. You’ll receive an email confirmation as soon as we process your request so that you may check back here if necessary. If you wish to download all of your images before deactivating or deleting, please visit our Download Your Information tool and follow the instructions provided.

Please note that if you have a Flickr Pro or Yahoo account, you will need to use Flickr’s Download Manager or export tools . If you have any photos under your Imgur Pro account, please submit a ticket to our Support department with your login details in order for us to assist you with this process.

How do I de-link my blog from Flickr?

To remove your blog from flickr (and stop it appearing in search engines) please log into your Blogger account , select ‘settings’ at the top right of any page, select ‘edit html’, scroll to the bottom of the edit page and delete the following code:

<strong><a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/creativecommons/” title=”Creative Commons”>Flickr</a> Photos tagged <em>Creative Commons</em></strong>

Once this is done you will no longer receive any Flickr traffic from search engines (your blog will appear as if it has been deleted). In order for the de-linking process to take effect immediately please clear your browser cache by opening a new window in your browser , entering “about:cache” in the address bar and pressing Enter / Return twice.

For more information on how to clear your browser cache please see our Knowledgebase article: How do I clear my browser’s cookies and cache?

How do I delete my Flickr page?

To delete your Flickr page, you must first sign in to your account. Then click on ‘Account Settings’ from the menu located at the top right of any page. You will be taken to the Account Settings page where you can find a link to delete your Flickr page. To proceed with deleting your page, simply follow the instructions provided and click “Yes, Delete My Page.” If you have blogged on this site you can alternatively choose ‘Delete my blog instead’.

NOTE: Before proceeding, we strongly recommend that if you use Flickr for personal reasons that you download all of your content via flickr’s Download Manager or their export tool . This will allow you to retain ownership of all photos and content created under your account as these will be a part of your personal archive. After deleting your page you will no longer have access to this content.

How can I permanently delete my Flickr page?

To permanently remove your entire Flickr page (with all photos, videos and blog entries):

Go to the Account Settings page by clicking on ‘Account’ at the top right of any page. Click ‘Delete My Account’ in the left column under ‘Your Account’. On the next page, click Delete My Account to proceed with deleting your account. You’ll receive an email confirmation as soon as we process your request so that you may check back here if necessary. Once this is done, you will no longer be able to log into Flickr and your account will become a part of flickr’s permanent deletion archive. All photos under this account are no longer searchable or viewable by anyone on the site and all associated activity (tags, favorites, groups) has been deleted as well.

How can I remove images from Yahoo!’s servers?

To remove an image from Yahoo! simply open the photo in question and click ‘Edit’. Then select ‘Remove’ towards the bottom of the page and follow the instructions. NOTE: This process does not remove a photo from Flickr’s servers, it only removes an image from Yahoo!

How do I export my photos for use on other sites?

To export your photos for use on other sites:

Go to the ‘Photos’ page . Select ‘Export photos at once’ in the top right of any pages. This will list all of your web albums and allow you to select which photos to download. Once selected, click Export Photos at the bottom of the page – this will open a new window with a Flickr Download Manager pop-up. Click Save To File and save all images as one folder (generally recommended).

What if I have additional questions about leaving Flickr?

If you have any further questions about leaving Flickr, please email us. Please be sure to include the name of your Yahoo! account in your message. You may also find it helpful to refer back to our ‘ Leaving Flickr ‘ article for more information.

Can I still search Flickr from Yahoo!?

If you wish to continue searching Flickr using Yahoo! and do not want photos that appear under your Yahoo! username visible from other sites, you should follow the below steps prior leaving Flickr. Otherwise, all photos previously posted to Flickr using Yahoo! will be searchable from all other sites.

To remove your Flickr photos from Yahoo!:

Go to the Account Settings page by clicking on ‘Account’ at the top right of any page. Click ‘Delete My Account’ in the left column under ‘Your Account’. On the next page, click Delete My Account to proceed with deleting your account. You’ll receive an email confirmation as soon as we process your request so that you may check back here if necessary. Once this is done, you will no longer be able to log into Flickr and your account will become a part of flickr’s permanent deletion archive. All photos under this account are no longer searchable or viewable by anyone on the site and all associated activity (tags, favorites, groups) has been deleted as well.

Can I still log into Flickr from Yahoo!?

If you do not want to leave Flickr but wish to disable the ability for others to view your photos through Yahoo! while preserving them on Flickr’s servers, you should follow these steps prior leaving Flickr. Otherwise, any photos previously posted with your Yahoo! username visible will remain as-is without being affected by this change. This option does not affect whether or not anyone can view the photos from other sites such as Facebook or Google Plus.

How do I delete a Flickr account?

  • Click on your profile photo.Click on Settings.Under the “Personal information” click Delete your Flickr account.Read the important messages.Click Ok Next.You’ll be prompted to enter your password to confirm your account deletion.Check Yes, I fully understand.Click Delete My Account.
  • How do I delete Flickr?

    Click on the photo or video you wish to delete. Click the Edit icon then select Delete.

    Does Flickr delete inactive accounts?

    Accounts with 1,000 or more photos and videos will be deleted first. Users are not likely to lose content immediately, however.

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