How to Delete Twitter Account Permanently [ Easily and Safely ]

How to Deactivate or Delete Twitter Account Permanently
Do you want to delete or deactivate your twitter account? If yes then this post on How to Delete Twitter Account Permanently [ Easily and Safely ] is definitely for you.

In today's world, Social media plays a very crucial role in connecting with others and twitter is one of them.

According to brandwatch, Twitter has 326 million monthly active users and has more than 1.3 billion accounts.

Also see: Internet Twitter Live Stats.

Twitter is one of the most controversial social media platform as many of the big Celebrities use this platform to share their thoughts on different interests.

But if you are tired of using Twitter and want to leave & shift to a new Social media platform like Instagram.

You can easily do this by deleting your twitter account by following this step by step Guide.

Let's see How.

How to Delete Twitter Account Permanently 2019

In case if you’re feeling little worried, I will also help you in taking backup of your twitter archive safely before deleting your account permanently.

1. Sign in to Twitter

Go to and Sign in to your twitter account using username & password.

2. Go to Settings and Privacy Tab

On the top-right corner of the browser window, Click on your profile picture icon and then go to Settings and privacy option.

Twitter Settings and privacy Tab

3. Click on Request your archive

 Scroll down to the bottom of the page and Click on Request your archive buttonThis will help you in taking backup of all your Tweets, Post & Replies.

Twitter Request your archive

After a While, Twitter will notify you that it has received your request and will send you an email when your archive is ready for downloading.

4. Click on Deactivate your Account link

 Now below Request your archive button, there is a Deactivate your account link Click on that.

Deactivate your twitter account

Now you will be directed to a new page for confirming deactivation process and then Click on Deactivate.

Confirm Deactivate Twitter

5. Enter the Password & Deactivate account.

Now Enter your password and Click on Deactivate account button. And that’s it!

Deactivate twitter account

Done! You have now successfully deleted your Twitter account safely!

Deleted twitter account

Don’t log into your account for atleast 30 days as it will take some more time to completely delete your data from there database.

Note:- I will strongly advise you to Uninstall the app from your mobile phone, tablet, or any other devices. Because if you accidentally opened the app with login username & password, it will reverse the deactivation process.

And if you want to delete your account using iPhone or Android Phone follow the below mentioned steps.

How to Delete Twitter Account On iPhone

  1. In the left-hand top menu, Click on your profile photo icon, then Click on Settings and privacy.
  2. Click on Account, Scroll down to the bottom & Click on Deactivate your account.
  3. Read the given information about the deactivation process, then Click on Deactivate.
  4. Enter your twitter password and Click on Deactivate.
  5. Confirm Deactivate your account? Click on Yes, deactivate.

How to Delete Twitter Account On Android Phone

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  1. Thanks for sharing that. I tried to delete a Twitter account but from reading your account I think the mistake was that I logged in to see if it had gone LOL

    1. Hi Joy,

      No Problem! I can Understand. You can try it again and Thanks for sharing your thoughts.


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