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How To Delete Whatsapp Account 2021?

How to delete whatsapp account

Whatsapp updated its privacy policy that has created much confusion among the users. The new policy, if accepted, enables Whatsapp to share your metadata between facebook and its related apps, for instance, Instagram. The app can record your data usage habits and the ads you clicked on facebook-owned apps. You cannot use whatsapp if you don’t accept the new terms and conditions. This has created a ripple effect on users switching to other secure apps, like signal, which respect user’s privacy and data. Knowing all this, you might want to delete your whatsapp account if you are too concerned about your privacy. In this post, you will get the guide on how to delete Whatsapp account, for good.

Steps on how to delete whatsapp account

Note: You cannot remove your account using web. You can only use your mobile device to remove it.

  • Step 1: Open Whatsapp
  • Step 2: On the top right corner, click the three dots above “Calls” menu.
  • Step 3: Click on “Settings”
  • Step 4: Click on Account
  • Step 5: Click on “Delete My Account”
  • Step 6: Confirm your country code and enter your phone number.
  • Step 7: Click on “Delete My Account”
How to delete whatsapp account

After that, you will be asked for reasons to leave Whatsapp (since they don’t know it). Enter the reasons and you will be asked one final time to confirm it. Once you click it, it’s done. Now you have your account permanently deleted including messages and groups you were in.

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What Whatsapp Cannot Know About You & Some Facts

  • They can’t see your personal messages or hear your calls, and neither can Facebook
  • They don’t keep logs of who everyone is messaging or calling
  • They can’t see your shared location and neither can Facebook
  • They don’t share your contacts with Facebook
  • Groups remain private
  • You can set your messages to disappear
  • You can download your data

You can read the whole privacy policy through official website here.

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