How do I delete my account?

You can delete your account from within WhatsApp.

Important: Deleting your account is an irreversible process, we cannot undo a deletion if the process is completed.

Using the Delete My Account feature in WhatsApp will

  • Delete your account from WhatsApp.
  • Delete you from your friends' WhatsApp contacts.
  • Delete you from all WhatsApp groups.
  • Delete your WhatsApp message history on your phone and your WhatsApp backup.

To delete your WhatsApp account

  1. Ensure that you have the latest version of WhatsApp from the Store.
  2. Open WhatsApp and tap More > settings > account.
  3. Tap delete account and enter your phone number in the full international format.
  4. Press continue at the bottom of the screen to finish deleting your account.

Note: We cannot delete your account for you at this time.

Learn how to delete your account on: Android | iPhone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | Nokia S60 | BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp Support Team