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How do I delete my account?

If you want to change your number, please read this article.

You can delete your account from within WhatsApp.

Deleting your account will do the following:

  • Delete your account from WhatsApp.
  • Delete you from your friends' WhatsApp Favorites lists.
  • Delete you from all WhatsApp groups.
  • Erase your message history on your phone.
  • Delete your WhatsApp service payment information

To delete your WhatsApp account:

  1. Ensure you have the latest version of WhatsApp. Learn how to update to the latest version here.
  2. Open WhatsApp and go to Settings > Account.

  3. Select Delete My Account.

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

Please note that we cannot delete your account for you.

Learn how to delete your account on: Android | iPhone | Nokia | Windows Phone | BlackBerry 10

Cheers,
WhatsApp Support Team