How to Delete Telegram Account Permanently [2020]

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Telegram is on the same lines as WhatApp, Hike and other social messaging platforms. It is convenient to use and also boasts of a large user base. But for some reason, if you want to delete your account on Telegram, it is fairly easy to do so though you will need both the browser and the application to be used at the same time.

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But before you delete, make sure you are clear about the decision because there is no way to get any information or data from Telegram back.

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How do I delete my account in telegram?

Telegram accounts can be deleted with simply eight steps which are discussed below, follow carefully, and it is quite easy. You can follow these steps on Android, iPhone, Windows, and Mac. Below is the step-wise procedure-

Bonus: How to Delete an Instagram Account

Step-By-Step Guide to delete Telegram account in 2020:

Step 1: Open your Telegram account either from your smart-phone or Desktop and open the deactivation page, the link is provided:  https://my.telegram.org/auth?to=deactivate because Telegram doesn’t allow deleting account directly through the application.

Step 2:  In the page that appears, you will need to enter the phone number associated with your Telegram account which needs to be deleted. The phone number has to be entered with the country code beginning with a ‘+’.

Step 3: As soon as the ‘Next’ button is clicked, a message will appear in the app installed on your mobile with the code.

Step 4: Enter the confirmation code in the web – page opened earlier and click on ‘Next’.

Step 5: Now on the Telegram page gives you three options:

  • API development tools
  • Delete account
  • Log out

Click on the “Delete account”.

Step 6:  Telegram will provide a prompt stating that once the account is deleted, all contact information, messages will be lost and there is no way to retrieve them. If you are fine with the warning, you can click on the ‘Delete My Account’  button in blue.

Step 7:  Telegram will ask for final confirmation if you want to delete the account or not. If you are sure enough, then hit the red color tab that indicates “Yes, delete my account.”

Step 8:  Once the above confirmation is made, a message in green will appear on the top of your screen that states, “Your account was successfully deleted from our system. Come back soon.”

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So, these are the simple steps to delete your Telegram Account. If you have a change of my and want to use Telegram again, sign in to your account before 14days of deletion, this will re-activate your account.

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