Previously it was too difficult to delete WeChat account. You had to email a request to WeChat support to delete your account mentioning the reason for deleting the account. Now, it’s comparatively easy to delete WeChat account.
Before deleting WeChat do consider the consequences of deleting WeChat account.
- You won’t be able to log in and contact friends via WeChat.
- All the services linked with WeChat can no longer be accessed.
- All your profile information, including chat history, profile picture, etc. will be deleted permanently.
Conditions to be complied with before you can delete WeChat account
- You should have registered WeChat with the region outside China.
- The version of WeChat should be 6.3.10 or later.
- You’re deleting your account on a frequently used device.
- You’ve already set a WeChat password, and you haven’t forgotten the password.
- You haven’t reset your WeChat password within seven days.
- You have fewer than 3 failed password attempts on the same day when you request account deletion.
- You’ve canceled WeChat Pay if it was previously activated.
Steps to Delete WeChat Account Permanently
- Open WeChat application on your smartphone or tablet. You will see different options at the bottom of the page. Among the options tap on “Me”.
- You will now be directed to your WeChat profile. Thereafter tap on the settings icon at the last of the profile page.
- In the settings page click on “My Account”.
- Tap on ‘Delete Account’ option at the last of My Account page
- Once you tap on Delete Account option, you will see Terms and condition of account deletion.
The term and condition page consist of all the consequences that occur if you choose to delete your WeChat account.
- Tap on the small rectangle just above the next icon to accept the terms and condition of WeChat deletion after that tap on Next tab.
- WeChat will now ask you to enter the password of WeChat account that you want to delete. Enter the correct password and then enter captcha code shown on the screen so as to prove that you are not a robot.
It is therefore you have to make sure that you remember your login password before you start the procedure to delete WeChate account otherwise you won’t be able to delete your account.
- Finally, enter the reason for deleting the WeChat account and then tap on ‘Delete‘.
Now you will be out of your WeChat account permanently. No one will be able to contact you anymore on WeChat.