How to Delete a Reddit Account


What is Reddit?

Reddit is a network of communities based on people’s interests. Find communities you’re interested in, and become part of an online community!

What is the purpose of Reddit?

What Is RedditReddit is a social news platform that allows users to discuss and vote on content that other users have submitted. To help police the site and prevent spammers from bombarding readers, Reddit came up with “karma” points.

How Reddit Works?

Reddit combines web content, social news, a forum, and a social network into one giant beast of a platform. Registered members can contribute to the site with content such as images, text, videos, and links. All content on the site can be voted up or down by other members.

What You Need to Know Before Deleting Your Account

Reddit gives you the option to “deactivate” your account. This deactivation is permanent. After you deactivate (delete) your account, your profile will be permanently removed from Reddit, and your username will vanish from Reddit as well.

How to Delete Posts and Comments

To view posts and comments you’ve created on Reddit, head to the Reddit website and sign in with the Reddit account you want to delete.

Click your name at the top-right corner of the Reddit website and select “Profile” to view your profile.

At the top of the page, click “Posts” to view your Reddit posts. Click “Comments” to view your comments.

Go through the lists of posts and comments to see which posts and comments you might want to remove. To remove a post or comment, click the “…” button under that post or comment and select “Delete.”

When you’re done, you can move on to deleting your account.

How to Delete a Reddit account on mobile? 

  1. Log into the Reddit app using your username and password. 

2. Click on your tiny avatar at the top left corner. 

3. Go to settings 

4. Scroll down and click on “Help FAQ.” 

5. It will redirect you to the Reddit help page.

  1. Type “How to deactivate my Reddit account” on the search bar.
  2. Click on the link and follow the procedure.

The link will then redirect you to the Web address of Reddit, after which you follow the same procedure as mentioned below. 

How to Delete a Reddit Account?

  1. Log into your Reddit profile on the website. You can find it by clicking your name at the top-right corner of the Reddit website and selecting “User Settings.”

2. At the bottom of the page, click the red “Deactivate Account” link.

3. Reddit will ask you for optional feedback about why you’re deleting your account. You must provide your username and password, click “I understand that deactivated accounts are not recoverable,” and click “Deactivate” to continue.

Warning: This will permanently delete your Reddit account. You won’t be able to get it back, and you will never be able to use that username for a new Reddit account in the future. You also won’t be able to delete any posts or comments that you haven’t already deleted.

4. Reddit will ask you for confirmation one final time. Click “Deactivate” if you’re sure that you want to go through with it.

Successfully deleted your Reddit account.

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