Looking for how to delete your WhatsApp account? Here’s an article with steps on how to delete your WhatsApp account on Android and iOS.
Amongst these privacy update, they stated that they work with third-parties, which means our information’s are being shared outside WhatsApp and Facebook. A statement from WhatsApp is Quoted below.
WE WORK WITH THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS AND OTHER FACEBOOK COMPANIES [WHICH INCLUDES MESSENGER, INSTAGRAM, OCULUS, AND PORTAL] TO HELP US OPERATE, PROVIDE, IMPROVE, UNDERSTAND, CUSTOMISE, SUPPORT, AND MARKET OUR SERVICES
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Delete Your WhatsApp Account On Android & iOS
To delete your WhatsApp account is very much easy and you can easily do that by deleting your self from the app, this method is quite different from uninstalling WhatsApp, if you uninstall just the app you’ll still be a registered user.
The steps on how to delete your WhatsApp account from either your Android device or iOS device is detailed below. I’ll start with the Android steps before iOS.
How To Delete Your WhatsApp Account On Android
These method applies to any WhatsApp users, be it, business users, normal WhatsApp users or mod WhatsApp users.
Step 1. Open your WhatsApp app and go to settings. You can do this by clicking on the three dots icon placed at the top right corner inside the WhatsApp app. You’ll see the settings option shown below.
Step 2. While on the settings page, click on Account, then look below and you’ll see an option that says ‘Delete My Account‘. Click on it and move to the next step towards deleting your WhatsApp account.
Step 3. On the ‘Delete My Account‘, you’d be asked to input your phone number for confirmation, input your phone number and click on the ‘Delete My Account‘ button shown below it.
Step 4. You’d be asked why you want to delete your account from WhatsApp, select one or write one, then click on proceed to complete the deletion process.
How To Delete Your WhatsApp Account On iOS
Deleting your WhatsApp account on any iOS device is quite easy as well, I’ll be giving the few steps on how to do that below.
Step 1. Open WhatsApp on your iOS device then go to settings, you can click on settings easily as it has been placed at the top end of the apps navigation bar below. Click on Account, then Delete My Account.
Step 2. You’d be asked to input your registered number to confirm the process, type in your number and click on Delete My Account. It’s as simple as that.
Although it might seem a bit not frightening to delete your self from WhatsApp, if you really care about privacy then you wouldn’t mind taking this action. I hope you find this small tutorial very informative.
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