How to delete an account on Reddit


Whether you want to remove the account or not, you should follow the guide presented below.

It’s worth noting that the history of messages will still be available on the site when the account is deleted. Therefore, before deleting a profile, you should clear important messages. Otherwise, after deactivating the account, messages marked “Deleted” will be displayed instead of the username.

The sequence of actions to delete an account on Reddit

1. Go to the site

Deactivation cannot be performed using the app on your phone. However, you can also get rid of the account via a mobile browser, following the steps below.

2. Authorization

To log in to your personal profile, you have to click the “Log in” button located at the top right corner and fill in the data. In case your password is forgotten, please reset it and create a new one.

3. Select “User settings”

Switch to the customizing, click “Log In”, then select the “Settings” section.

4. “Deactivate Account” Button

Find it at the bottom of the webpage in the section “User settings”.

5. Entering data and then deactivating the profile

First, you should enter your login and password, and make sure to specify the reason for deleting your profile.

Thereafter, check the box at the bottom of the pop-up window, thereby confirming the final deactivation.