Can I deactivate my Reddit account?
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Can I deactivate my Reddit account?


  1. Log in to your Reddit account.
  2. Click on your user icon.
  3. Select ‘User Settings’
  4. Click on ‘Deactivate Account’. [Reddit account is now permanently deleted]

How To Delete Reddit Account Permanently

How to Delete Reddit Account on Android/IOS!

What happens if I deactivate my Reddit account?

Once you deactivate your  account, it’s permanently removed from Reddit and our administrators can’t reactivate the account for you. If someone had the same question, they may have asked that already. You can ask a new one or wait until a Reddit administrator or fellow redditor is able to help answer your question.

Can I temporarily deactivate my Reddit account?

Currently, you can deactivate your account only by visiting Reddit through your computer’s web browser. Once you deactivate your account, it cannot be reactivated, and all of the posts and comments in that account will disappear.

Does Reddit History delete itself?

Yes, Reddit deletes your account and all of its content if it is inactive for more than 12 months.

What happens if I deactivate Reddit?

If you deactivate your account, any posts or comments you’ve submitted will be removed from the site. You’ll also lose access to your Reddit inbox and profile, which includes all messages and private information.

What do my friends see when I deactivate Messenger?

When you deactivate Messenger, your friends will see that you are not currently using the app. They will not be able to start a chat with you and they will not receive notifications from you.

Can someone unfriend you when your account is deactivated?

Yes. When you deactivate your account, it is still visible to the public and anyone who has been following you can still see it. You can unfriend someone by going to their profile page and clicking “Unfriend” under the Friends section.

How do I delete my Reddit account on mobile?

To delete your Reddit account on mobile, open the app and tap on your username in the top-right corner. Tap “Delete Account” and then “Yes, delete my account.”
Alternatively, you can also go to and log in with your username and password.

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