How to Update Yelp


You can update reviews you entered into Yelp in your mobile device by going to the review and tapping the Edit selection. You can also update your reviews, as well as your profile, by visiting the Yelp site on your computer.

Updating a Review

On a Mobile Device

Step 1

Yelp Menu
Yelp Menu (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Open the mobile app and tap the Menu Icon in the top left corner of the screen.

Step 2

Review (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

From the main screen, tap Review, which is located at the top of the screen under Friends.

Step 3

Edit Review
Edit Review (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Tap the review you want to edit, tap the Menu icon and tap Edit Review.

Step 4

Post (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Update your review and tap the Post icon in the top right corner of the screen.


  • You cannot cancel or edit Events from a mobile device. To edit an Event, log in to your account from your computer.

On Your Computer

Step 1

Name (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Log in to Yelp and click your name on the landing page.

Step 2

Edit (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Find the review you want to edit and click the Edit Review icon.

Step 3

Post Review
Post Review (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Make any desired changes to the review. Fill in the answers to any question in the Optional Section to provide additional tips. Click Post Review to save your changes.


  • You can remove or edit a tip you posted to a business from your mobile device. Under About Me, tap Tips, tap Edit and then tap Update Tip or Delete Tip. From your desktop computer, go to the Tips section of your account. Find the tip and click Edit or Remove.

Step 4:

Add Event
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You can also add and edit events from your computer under the Events tab. Click Add an Event to add your own event.


  • Yelp does not allow you to cancel an event after 30 days. If you have an event posted for longer than 30 days and you need to edit it, you can delete the event from your computer and then add it again, and you can also add a comment to the event. You can only edit events from your computer.

Update Your Profile

Yelp enables you to add a profile picture to your account using your mobile device. To make more detailed changes to your account information, you must log in to the site from your computer.

Add a Photo Using Your Mobile Device

Step 1

Yelp Menu
Yelp Menu (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

From the main screen, tap the Menu icon at the top left side of the screen.

Step 2

Click Arrow
Click Arrow (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Click the Arrow beside your name to open your profile.

Step 3

More About You
More About You (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Click More About You.

Step 4

Add a Photo
Add a Photo (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Click Add Photo to update your picture.

Edit Your Profile From Your Computer

Step 1

Account Settings
Account Settings (Image: Kathleen Estrada)

Log in to your Yelp Account and click the drop-down Arrow at the top right side of the screen. Then click Account Settings.

Step 2

Choose the part of your profile you want to update. From this screen you can update:

  • Profile — your name and other public information
  • Password
  • Email/Notifications — this includes weekly subscriptions
  • Locations — add, edit or removed saved locations
  • Friends
  • External Applications — Facebook/Twitter
  • Privacy Settings

Yelp Support Center has more information if you have any issues updating on Yelp.

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