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How to delete Reddit account on iPhone and Android

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Reddit is one of the most widely used online social networking sites globally. It has a large number of forums and communities, known as ‘subreddits,’ where users may share news and other information and comment on other people’s posts. Reddit has over 430 million monthly active users.

If you no longer wish to be a part of this community, you may delete Reddit accounts. Here’s how you can do it.

Remember that once you deactivate your account, you won’t be able to reactivate it, your username will be unavailable, and you’ll lose access to your account as well as all of your previous posts and comments. So, before you cancel your account, double-check everything.

How to delete Reddit account on the iPhone

Step 1: Tap on your avatar to open up your profile menu.

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*Pic Courtesy – AdWeek

Step 2: Select Settings, then under Support, tap Deactivate account.

How to delete Reddit account on the Android

We discovered one of the simplest methods for deleting your Reddit account in the Android browser using old Reddit, and here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Visit the old Reddit deactivate tab of your preferences.

Step 2: Enter your username and password, if you are already in the signed in browser skip this step

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Step 3: Then, confirm the account credentials and click deactivate the account.

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Can I Temporarily Deactivate My Reddit Account?

No, you won’t be able to delete your Reddit account temporarily. Remember that after you deactivate your Reddit account, you will no longer be able to access it because it will be permanently erased.

Does Deleting Reddit Account Delete the Posts Too?

No, only your username gets removed while your Reddit posts and comments are not deleted. As a result, if you wish to delete a specific post, you should do so before deleting your account. You will not be able to reactivate or delete your account to delete any of your posts once it has been deactivated or deleted.

Can I Reactive my Reddit account after deleting it?

No, once it’s gone, it’s gone for good. There is no way to get your Reddit account back. You have to create a new one.

*Thumbnail pic source: PCMag

Shashank Sharma
Shashank is a tech expert and writer with over 8 years of experience. His passion for helping people in all aspects of technology shines through his work. He is also the author of the book "iSolution," designed to assist iPhone users. Shashank has completed his master's in business administration, but his heart lies in technology & Gadgets.

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