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How to Delete WhatsApp Account Permanently

Posted by Olusegun Fapohunda · in Android, BlackBerry, Mobile, Social Media

WhatsApp messenger, one of the most popular messengers designed for mobile platforms allows users to use its instant chat features, file & location sharing and more via mobile devices through the internet.

Delete WhatsApp

WhatsApp messenger was designed for various mobile platforms such as: iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, s40 and s60 devices. So as human, we might no longer be interested in using WhatsApp for reasons best known to us, and wish to delete our account from the WhatsApp messenger network, to do so, follow the steps outlined below to get you removed from the network.

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Before you set to delete your WhatsApp account, I need to let you know what deleting your WhatsApp account will cost you. Also note that deleting your account is an irreversible process, deletion cannot be reversed, even if the process was completed by accident.

Deleting Your WhatsApp Account will do the Following

How to Delete your WhatsApp Account on Nokia S60 Phones

1. Open WhatsApp and go to Options > About > Account info > Options > Delete account

2. Enter your country code and your number registered to WhatsApp on your phone.

3. Tap on the checkmark or click in [Continue] and then select [Delete account].

How to Delete your WhatsApp Account on Nokia S40 Phones

1. Open WhatsApp and go to Options > Settings > Delete My Account.

2. Select [Delete My Account] and enter the number registered to WhatsApp on your phone.

How to Delete your WhatsApp Account on BlackBerry Phones

1. Ensure you have the latest version of WhatsApp.

2. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings (the gear icon) > Account Info.

Delete WhatsApp on BlackBerry

3. Select Delete My Account

Delete WhatsApp on BlackBerry

4. Enter your phone number in full international format and select [Delete My Account].

Delete WhatsApp on BlackBerry

How to Delete your WhatsApp Account on Android Phones

1. Open WhatsApp.

2. Press the [Menu Button] > Settings > Account > [Delete My Account].

3. Enter your phone number in the full international format and tap [Delete My Account].

How to Delete your WhatsApp Account on iPhone

1. Ensure you have the latest version of WhatsApp.

2. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings > Chat Settings > Advanced > Delete My Account.

Delete WhatsApp on iPhone
3. Enter your phone number in the full international format.

4. If you are certain you want to delete your WhatsApp account, tap the [Delete My Account] button.

How to Delete your WhatsApp Account on Windows Phones

1. Ensure you have the latest version of WhatsApp.

2. Open WhatsApp, and tap the 3 dots located in the bottom right of the screen.

3. Tap settings and swipe over to account.

4. Tap [delete account] and enter your phone number in full international format. Press [delete] at the bottom of the screen to finish deleting your account.

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7 Responses to “How to Delete WhatsApp Account Permanently”

  1. Alice says:

    How can I extend my whatsapp expiration date? I tried to purchase it using PayPal but can’t create an account from Nigeria

    1. olusegun says:

      @Alice, what kind of device do you use?

  2. Tech moses says:

    It works perfectly. Admin

  3. GAJET Oso says:

    Can u then open a new Whatsapp account with that same phone number again after deleting it.

    1. olusegun says:

      Yes, you can re-open an account.

      1. Aryan says:

        Will it erase message history also ?

        1. olusegun says:

          @Aryan, yes. Everything would be gone.

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