Telegram is a free social networking app that enables its users to send and receive messages with a high privacy level. It provides features of encrypted messages, these messages can be destructed by themselves and synced. Another advantage of using telegram apps for chatting purposes is that you can access all your chats from various devices because it is a cloud-based messenger.
You can also do end-to-end encrypted video calls, share files by using the telegram app. To use the features of telegram you must have to create your account on it. To create you just need a working phone number and to download the app.
Telegram desktop version is also available for PC users but you can’t create your account on PC, create your account on the mobile phone app and then sign in to the desktop version to use it on your computer.
There are many reasons why a person may want to delete his or her telegram account. Maybe someone will find another app which he or she considers best. Maybe your friends are leaving and shifting to another app due to which you have to delete your telegram account.
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Delete telegram on Android phone
To delete a telegram account a direct method is not present, you have to deactivate your telegram account and your account will be deleted automatically according to the telegram policy. You can also select a time interval after which all of your contacts and chats will be deleted automatically.
To delete a telegram account on your android phone go to the settings and scroll down until you find the “If away for” portion, choose the time interval after which your account will be deleted permanently. For instance, if you have selected 6 months and you don’t use telegram for up to that selected time then after 6 months your telegram account will be disabled automatically by the telegram.
Delete telegram on iPhone device
To delete a telegram account on the iPhone is similar to the android. You have to deactivate your account and it will be deleted automatically. Open the Telegram app on your iPhone and open the settings. Go to Privacy and security in the settings and scroll down until you find the option of “If Away for”. Select the time interval after which your telegram account will be deleted permanently.
Delete telegram on web browser
By using the app your account will take time to delete permanently. If you don’t want to wait then you can delete it instantly by using a web browser. Follow the given steps to delete your telegram account by using a web browser:
- Open any web browser on your mobile phone or your computer and go to the deactivation page on the telegram website. Write the country code and the phone number in the given space on which you have created your telegram account and then click on next.
- Open the telegram app on your mobile phone and you will get a code. Use this code to sign in to your telegram account on the website.
- Click on the “Delete Account” option present in the Telegram core. Write the reason why you are deleting your telegram account or skip this as it is optional.
- Click on the “delete my account” option and then confirm the deletion by selecting the yes, delete my account option.
You can delete your Telegram account from your mobile phone easily. Telegram will automatically provide all the information regarding your telegram account after 6 months but you can select the time interval as an option is present just adjacent to the “If away for” words.
After deleting your telegram account all of your chats, contacts and data will be lost permanently, if you want you can export all the data before deleting or deactivating your telegram account by using the “Export telegram data ” option.