How to Delete Your WhatsApp Account on iPhone [Tutorial]

Jan 22, 2020
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Want to delete your WhatsApp account using your iPhone? Here’s how you can do it in a few simple steps. This will delete everything, including your account info, profile photo, groups and message history and iCloud backup.

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If you think it’s the end of the line for you when it comes to WhatsApp and you’ve decided that you should delete your account then you can totally do so. Once you are done, your profile photo, account info, the groups you are in, message history, including your iCloud backup will all be deleted. When someone looks you up on WhatsApp, you won’t even show up as a contact who uses the service, if that’s something which you crave. Be warned though, once you do this, you can’t undo it. Your data will be gone forever once you have made your move. So before you go ahead and delete your WhatsApp account, give it a hard and deep thought. If you are still sure about that’s what you want, then keep on reading.

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Note: I will make it clear once more at this point that this process will delete your iCloud backup of your WhatsApp data too. Which also means that you’ll be freeing up quite a bit of space on your iCloud storage allowance too.

Step 1. Launch the WhatsApp app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Now tap on the Settings tab at the bottom.

Step 3. Tap on Account.

Step 4. Tap on Delete My Account.

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Step 5. You’ll be given a warning regarding what you are about to do. Just enter your current phone number and then tap on Delete My Account.

Delete your WhatsApp account from your iPhone

Step 6. If you want to further make your stance set in stone, then tap and hold on the WhatsApp icon on your iPhone’s home screen and then tap on Delete App.

From here on in, you want get or do anything WhatsApp-related at all. And with that, you have freed your iCloud storage as well, given you were making backups in the first place.

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