Reddit comes from the sentence “I read it ”. It is a social networking platform that enables people to form communities according to their tastes. People can share and get interesting information about their hobbies, interests or they can discuss whatever they want.
Registered people on Reddit share information in different forms like links, then the information is voted by different people and the vote decides whether it is going to be up or down. You can use Reddit for free and can enjoy its features.
Maybe you don’t know that Reddit is considered among the top 10 websites of the internet around the world. It is a very popular website because you can get all types of information from any field of the world including languages, philosophy, geometry whatever you are willing to read.
Although Reddit is a very popular and informative website still some people may want to delete or deactivate their accounts on Reddit. After deactivating your Reddit account you would not be able to log in by using your previous username and password and after some time your Reddit account will be deleted permanently.
Delete a Reddit account from the app
Follow these steps to delete a Reddit account from your mobile phone by using the Reddit app. You can delete a Reddit account from an android or iOS device by following the given steps:
- Open the Reddit app on your mobile phone and log into your Reddit account. On the main screen tap on your profile picture present at the top left side of the screen.
- Select the settings option and then scroll down until you find the “Help FAQ” option. Tap on this option to open the new interface on the screen.
- On the new interface, a search bar is present at the top of the screen. Tap on it and type “deactivate” in it and hit the search sign to initiate the searching.
- From the results of the search select the” how do I deactivate my account” option. It is mostly the 2nd number option in the result list.
- A new interface will open in which Reddit has explained how to delete a Reddit account. In the first paragraph, you will find the blue word “link” in the 4 or 5 lines. Click on this blue word.
- On the new screen, you will find space for your username and password. Type your username and password, also type your feedback explaining why you are deleting your account. After filling the form, hit the deactivate button.
Delete a Reddit account from the website
If you want to delete your Reddit account by using the browser of your mobile phone then follow the given procedure:
- Firstly you have to switch the browser of your mobile phone into desktop mode. To do this open any browser on your mobile phone and tap on three dots then find and select the option to switch browser to desktop mode.
- Go to the official Website of Reddit by typing Reddit in the search bar of Google. On the Reddit official website login to your Reddit account and tap on your profile picture present at the top right corner of the screen.
- From the drop-down menu select the “help center” option and a new tab will open. A search bar is present at the top of the screen, type “deactivate” in the search bar and hit the search sign.
- From the results of the search select the first one ” how do I deactivate my account?” A new page explaining the whole process will open, find and hit the word “link” from the text.
- Scroll down until you find the option of “deactivate account” in red color. Click this option and then Reddit will ask you to enter your username and password. After this, select the ” deactivate” option, and your account will be deleted.
Reddit is a very popular website, people create their accounts on it to enjoy its features. But if they want they can delete or deactivate permanently their accounts from the Reddit app or its official website by following the above-mentioned procedures.