Tuesday, January 28, 2020

How To Permanently Delete Your Twitter Account [Trybeweb]


How To Delete Twitter Account


Permanently Delete Twitter Account

Twitter is more than a social media, it has grown so big that it is now a social representation of your physical person. Other people get to know you better through your Twitter account via what your tweet about, your retweet, your likes and comments.

Having multiple Twitter accounts has lots of disadvantages so it is advisable to keep one Twitter account and delete others if you have more than one.


Why you should delete multiple Twitter account

There are several disadvantages of having multiple Twitter accounts;

  • Reduced followers: Your followers might lose trust and interest in your accounts and decide to unfollow you or not interact with your Tweets.
  • Messy Account: You might find difficulties in handling both accounts and this would slowly kill your fame on Twitter.
  • No Twitter Verification: Just like the Instagram verification badge which is given to high profile accounts, it would be difficult to verify your Twitter account when you have multiple accounts.

How to delete Twitter account on a Computer / PC

Deleting a twitter account using a computer is very elementary, 
  • First, you open your browser and go to Twitter.com, log into the Twiter account you want to delete. If you have forgotten your password, use the forgot password feature and recover the account (this is how to delete an old twitter account you cannot access).
  • Go to your profile and click on More.
  • Then click on Settings and Privacy. You will be taken to a new page where you will see information about the twitter account.
  • Before deactivating your Twitter account it is advisable to request for your Twitter data and it will be sent your email. Requesting for this would give you a backup of your Twitter account.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and you will see Deactivate your account. Click on it and you will be asked to confirm if you want to deactivate your Twitter account.
  • Click Yes and you will be prompted to put in your Twitter password.
  • Your Twitter account has been successfully deactivated and will be permanently deleted in 30 days time if you don't come back to reactivate it.

Note: If you find trouble deactivating your Twitter account, it is probably because of your Twitter account has been suspended.

How to delete Twitter account on phone

Most people really get confused about how to delete twitter account on Android and Apple smartphones.

To permanently delete a Twitter account on your phone you need to be logged in the Twitter account on the Twitter App.
  • Click on the Profile icon.
  • Click on Settings and Privacy.
  • You will be taken to a new page, click on Account.
  • You will see your twitter information like email, mobile number, and username, scroll to the bottom and click on Deactivate your account. You will be asked to confirm if you want to deactivate your Twitter account.
  • Click Yes and you will be prompted to put in your Twitter password.
  • Your Twitter account has been successfully deactivated and will be permanently deleted in 30 days time if you don't come back to reactivate it.
Deactivating a Twitter account on phone is almost similar to deactivating on Computer, but both platforms are quite simple.

This video should give you a practical guide to deleting your twitter account;


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