I think you don’t need an introduction to Snapchat, one of the popular social media apps today. As it focuses on both videos and photos, you can’t have a web version.
If you are a Snapchat user and thinking to end your snap life, you have landed at the right spot. Today, I am going to share how to deactivate Snapchat account.
How to Deactivate Snapchat Account?
Before going deep into the Snapchat delete section, I am going to share some insights about the same. You can skip this section anytime to find out how you can deactivate Snapchat.
What is Snapchat?
Snapchat is a multimedia messaging app available for both Android and iOS. The rumors say that a Windows phone version is under development.
Quite a few popular social media messaging apps are already here, competing with each other. Then, why you need to use Snapchat? A natural question everyone new to Snapchat asks.
Let me tell you, the idea of Snapchat is unique. Not a single one of those popular apps can do what Snapchat does.
You can share a photo or short video with your friends on Snapchat. The thing is it gets self-destructed after 10 seconds. Interesting, isn’t it?
If you want to have a media with a longer lifespan, you can make use of Snapchat stories feature. It will make your pic or video live for 24 hours.
Snapchat has a bunch of filters to add charm to your pictures. You can also have a live stream section both with your followers and public as well.
A recent survey done in this year revealed that Snapchat gets more than 1 billion video views a day. Being started in 2011, it has achieved a lot in just five years.
The guys behind Snapchat are so confident about their future that they denied a $3 billion deal from Facebook lately. The social media giant (FB) launched a similar app called Slingshot after the denial, but it didn’t work out as expected and failed miserably.
So, now we can get on to the awaited section; how to delete Snapchat account.
How to Delete Snapchat Your Account?
If you think you are done with Snapchat, you can follow this tutorial to delete completely the account. Follow the steps given below carefully.
Step 1: You have to log out from your Snapchat account on your phone app. Why? Because you can’t delete Snapchat using the app.
Step 2: Now, you click here to go to the account deletion page. You can visit this both from your mobile and desktop browser as well.
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page here where you need to input your Snapchat credentials. Check out the image given below to have an idea of this page.
Here two fields need to be filled- username and password. Also, tick that checkbox to ensure you are a human.
Click login to proceed to next step.
Step 4: As a security measure, you will be asked to enter your Snapchat password again.
Step 5: Finally hit the Delete Account button to finish the process.
Hey, it’s over. Wasn’t it easy?
Make sure that your account has been completely removed by logging out from the current screen and trying to log in again. If everything goes well, you can’t login to Snapchat using the same credentials.
How to Deactivate Snapchat Account Temporarily?
Are you looking for a way to delete your Snapchat account temporarily?
Well, there is no particular option to delete Snapchat account temporarily but when you deactivate your account as mentioned above, your account will be deactivated for 30 days. That means, after 30 days, your Snapchat account would be deleted permanently.
So, if you don't want to lose your Snapchat account permanently, make sure you login your Snapchat account before 30th day otherwise, it will be permanently get deleted.
Do You Want to Change Your Username?
Oh, don’t you want to delete your account? Then, you can change your username. The following are the steps you need to take in order to change your Snapchat username.
Step 1: Open Snapchat app from your phone. (If your phone contains a lot of apps, make sure to check carefully before you scream that someone has deleted my Snapchat account).
Step 2: Go to Settings by tapping the gear icon given on the top- right portion of the screen. This is the first thing we need to do in order to change any setting of Snapchat.
Step 3: Send your eyes down below to spot Log out option. You have to log out from the original account to change the username.
Step 4: Most probably, you get a Login form with Sign up button now. Tap Sign up.
Step 5: Create a new account by filling up the details like you do it first time. As you are already familiar with the environment, it won’t take much time.
Step 6: Now, we have to add our friends. Select Add Friends option and then Add from Facebook. Tap continue to show a screen to ask whether you like the app to access the address book or not.
Tap Ok to allow Snapchat app to use your address book.
Step 7: You can see all the contacts with a Snapchat account. Add as many friends as you want.
How to add those who are not in your address book and were friends on your old account?
Step 8: Just log out from the new account and login to the old one. Tap on the Snapchat icon on the top of the screen.
Step 9: Again tap on My Friends. You will be provided with a list of your friends. Choose anyone to get their username. Make a list of usernames whom you want to add.
Step 10: Log out from the old account and then, log back into the new one. Follow Add friends > Add by username. And, keep adding each one manually.
I hope you now know how to delete Snapchat account and how to change the username as well.
Feel free to ask if you have any doubt.
How To Make Google My Homepage In Chrome/Firefox
Google is the multinational, publicly-traded organization developed around the world to provide searches globally. This is the world's largest search engine, which furnishes all type of search results instantly.
As we all know Google is the best search engine across the world, it effectively offers more results quicker than other search engines.
It's the stronger market share and effective search results have made the google search engine giant.
Now, the use of Google has increased to the extent that people often keep google as their homepage. Since search queries on Google have been a nature of human now. If you are on the internet, rarely would be the day you don't open Google.
People are searching in google itself like how do I make google my homepage now, make google my homepage and search engine and so forth.
So, if you are one of those, who have been wondering how to make google my homepage, then you have landed to the right place.
In the below guide, I will let you know how you can set google as your homepage in various web browsers that includes google chrome, firefox and internet explorer.
How To Make Google My Homepage
In this guide, I will make you know, how to make google homepage with the step by step guide along with the screenshots.
Firstly, we will start the guide from Google Chrome. The tutorial is given below.
Step 1: First of all to set google as my homepage, go to your chrome browser and open the Settings by clicking on the menu bar( the three horizontal lines) at the top right corner.
Step 2: Now, in the setting page click on the set pages under the on startup section. Have a look at the screenshot below.
Step 3: After clicking on the set pages a new small window will popup Startup pages. Here, you will be asked to enter the URL of the page or website you want to make as your browser's homepage. Simply enter www.google.com and click on OK.
That's it!! You have now successfully made the google as your home page. Isn't the procedure too easy?
Now moving to the next guide, i.e. how to make google your homepage in Firefox. The step by step guide with the screenshot is given below.
Step 1: First of all open the firefox and click on tools at the top of the page. Afterward, select Options from the drop-down menu.
Step 2: After clicking on the Options, you will be landed to a page where you have to select the General Tab.
Step 3: Now, In the input field next to “Home Page” type the website URL you desire to keep as a home page or, type www.google.com if you want to set google as homepage.
That's all!! You are done. This was all about setting Google as the home page in google chrome and Mozilla Firefox If you are a user of internet explorer, then also you can set up the google as your home page.
The procedure is quite similar to Firefox but with a slight difference, which I have shown below.
Step 1: Go to tools from the menu bar at the top of the page. And select Internet Options.
Step 2: After clicking on the Internet Options, a new window will pop up. Here, in the General section, you will see a text box under the heading “Home Page”. If you notice there is a website written which is your current homepage.
Step 3: Now, if you want to make google as the home page type http://www.google.com in the text box and click on OK and you are done.
Another way of making Google or any other website as the homepage is directly going to the particular site. Once you are on the website (you want to set as the homepage) follow up the same procedure I described above and click on the use the current page instead of typing the URL.
The website which is open on the browser would be set to the home page. This was all about how to you can make Google your homepage. By using the above-explained method you can't only set google as homepage but any other website you desire to.
Moreover, In the above-mentioned web browsers, you can set multiple websites as the home page that you frequently visit. The procedure would be the same as described above. Preferences of multiple websites can be adjusted within your browser's setting options.
If you have any doubts or questions don't hesitate to ask via the comment section we are always there to help you.
And if you liked the complete article or found it helpful don't forget to share with your friends and relatives. Also have a look at our previous article that is How to Delete Browsing History from Chrome, Firefox. You might like that too!
How To Delete Linkedin Account
Linkedin is a popular social networking website, designed specifically for professionals. Linkedin let us build professional connections and provides the opportunity to network with like-minded people and explore the business like never before.
Despite its immense popularity among the professionals, there might be your own reasons to discontinue Linkedin. Perhaps, it's not providing value to you, or you no longer want exposure among the professionals!
Evidently, it should not be our matter of concern, instead, we should focus more on how to delete a LinkedIn account or how to un-connect on LinkedIn.
In this guide, I'll walk you through the process to delete the LinkedIn account in easiest steps. Just keep on reading till the end and I assure you, you will not have to wonder how to delete LinkedIn profile ever again.
How To Delete Linkedin Account
Closing the Linkedin account is extremely easy. It's not a one-click process, though. But the steps to be followed are extremely easy and nuisance-free.
But before we get started with the process, I would like to draw your attention to the consequences you would have to face if you will delete your account permanently!
After deleting your account,
- You'll lose all the connections you've built so far along with the information you've added on your Linkedin account.
- Despite deleting your profile on Linkedin, it may still be visible temporarily on various search engines like google, yahoo, bing, etc.
- If you notice you get recommendations from Linkedin of people, jobs, skills matching your profile information. If you close your Linkedin account, you may no longer have access to any of them.
- You'll lose all the endorsements you have gathered on Linkedin so far and, your profile will no longer be visible on Linkedin.
If you are still not convinced and want to discontinue Linkedin, let's go to learn how to deactivate LinkedIn and get out of it!
How To Delete Linkedin
In order to delete your Linkedin profile, you need to follow the below steps.
Mind you, once you delete your account you'll lose all your connections and interest. If you ever want to come back, you'll have to start the whole process all over again and have to build the connections, which might be painful to you!
Now coming to the steps.
Step 1. The very first step is to log in to your Linkedin account. Open your browser and go to Linkedin. Enter your credentials and click on Sign in.
Step 2. Now once you are on your linked account, you need to go to the privacy and settings page.
For this, hover your cursor over your name on the top right corner of the home page and click on Privacy & Settings. If you didn't understand which option I'm talking about, see the below screenshot.
Step 3. For the security reasons, you may get prompted to sign in again. If so, enter your Linkedin ID and password again and sign in. Once done, you'll see the following screen.
Step 4. In the above screen, you can see the Account option on the left-hand side, click on it.
Step 5. Once you are on the account page, click on Close your account link under helpful links. I've provided the screenshot below in case any doubt!
Step 6. Now before going further, you will have to specify the reason why would you like to close your LinkedIn account? You can select any of the appropriate reason and click on Continue.
Step 7. The very next moment you'll be asked to verify the account which you want to delete. If the information seems correct to you, then you are good to go. Now click on Verify Account. The screenshot is given below.
But before you click on Verify Account, you'll be notified that “All of the confirmed email addresses associated with the closed account will be available to create a new LinkedIn account or for use with another LinkedIn account within 24 hours of closing your account.”
It means if you drop the plan of deleting your linked account within 24 hours of deletion, you have chances of getting your account data back!
Step 8. If you are thinking that you are done, then hold on, there is still one step left to be followed.
As sooner you click on Verify Account button, you'll be redirected to a page where you will be shown a list of consequences you'll face when you delete your account. (Which I've already told you).
So ignore that and confirm the procedure by clicking on the Close Account button.
That's it, you are done. It may take up to 76 hours to delete your account permanently. Well, I believe the guide was helpful, to you and now you very well know how to delete a LinkedIn account.
But I would again say, deleting the account is not always the solution.
If your reason behind deleting the Linkedin account is getting access to emails from Linkedin, then the issue can be resolved and you can continue with Linkedin. You can follow the below steps to reduce the number of emails you get from LinkedIn.
- Go to the Privacy & Settings page by hovering the cursor over your name, exactly the same way I told you above.
- On the left sidebar, you can see the options Communications. Just tap over it. I've provided a screenshot below to make you understand better.
- In the links provided, select the Set the frequency of emails under ‘Emails and Notifications'.
- Once done, you'll be redirected to a window where you can select which type of emails you want and how often you want them. For example, if you want emails of Messages from other members, Updates and news, Messages from LinkedIn, etc. And If you want those emails than what should be the frequency.
There are possibly other solutions for certain problems. But at last, the choice is yours. You know both the consequences of deleting the account and how to delete the LinkedIn account.
If the guide was useful to you, don't forget to hit the share button, and for any doubt comment below!
How To Delete Skype Account Permanently
Skype is known to almost everyone. It's worlds most famous voice and video chat application and getting even more famous with the time. Most of the friends and relatives are connected via Skype nowadays.
The reason behind its popularity might be it's free of cost nature and user-friendly interface.
Though it's free and easy to use the application, it doesn't mean we are forced to use it. We can delete skype account anytime and disconnect our self from this application.
We are not going into the reason for deleting skype account, instead, we will go into the details on how to delete skype account.
Deleting skype is not a one click step, instead, it's a quite long and tricky procedure to delete skype account permanently. Let's move to the detailed step by step on how to delete skype account permanently.
How To Delete Skype Account Permanently
Skype might be the best application for voice and video chat over the internet. But, when it comes on the deleting skype, it doesn't have that user-friendly interface.
Unlike other apps, Skype has quite a lengthy procedure to get the account deleted. I don't intend to frighten you saying this, instead today I'll tell the actual procedure on how to delete your Skype account.
Below is the step by step guide on how to delete a skype account with screenshots. Let's move to the guide!
#1. To delete skype account permanently, there is no direct option given in the skype. Instead, you have to go to the support request page and ask the customer support representatives to delete your Skype account.
For this click here.
#2. Now once you are on the customer support page, enter your Skype credentials and click on sign in (See the screenshot).
#3. On the next window, you have to select the issue and help topic for contacting the customer support. Click on the drop-down menu and select Account and password.
The moment you do it, another drop-down menu would be unveiled, here, select the option Deleting an account and press Next.
#6. In the next page, you need to select a contact method. Either you can ask your question in the Skype community or you can directly talk to customer support representatives. The best choice is the Text Chat support.
So, click on the second link to go for text chat support.
#7. Fill the required details and then click on Next. You'll be immediately redirected to the below screen(See the screenshot). There, you need to click on Start chat.
#8. But, before this, make sure your browser allows pop-ups. If not, you will not be able to see the chat window. So, if the pop-ups are blocked on your browser, go to chrome://settings/content and scroll down the page and select Allow all sites to show pop-ups.
See the screenshot for better understanding.
#8. Once the pop-ups are allowed and you've clicked on Start chat, the chat window would be opened in the new tab. Here, You can tell the customer support representatives about your problem and can ask them to delete your account permanently and they will do it for you!
It may take up to 30 days for your account to be deleted permanently from the directory. After 30 days, none would be able to find you but your name would still be there in the friendliest of your friends until they remove it.
Meanwhile, you can make yourself out of reach from the people over skype by removing your personal information. This way, no one would be able to contact you using your personal information.
Except for your Skype Name, you can remove all your information, making it difficult for people to find you. Let's see how to do it.
- Log in to your Skype account.
- Go Skype > Profile > Change Your Picture and select any random picture.
- Now remove your personal information by going to Skype > Profile >Edit Your Profile and remove all your info including your number, email, DOB and everything which can direct people to you.
- If you want, you can change your status to offline or something. Or if you are shifting to another account, you can put your username in the status but it's completely your choice.
So, this was all about how to delete a skype account permanently. I'm sure now you don't have to be concerned anymore regarding deleting skype permanently and you don't have to ask anyone ‘how do I close my skype account'.
But again, deleting is not the solution. If you are concerned regarding your privacy, secure your account and avoid deleting skype account permanently. But if you are sure for deleting it, follow the above procedure. If you find any difficulty in any step, let me know in the comment section, we are here to help you!
And don't forget to share the guide in social media, maybe your friends are waiting for such help.
How To Delete Oovoo Account
In the technology epoch every day we are introduced with a new application. Where every next app come along with some better features. Each app has something better than the previous one.
Skype, WhatsApp, Instagram, Kik and lot more apps are there which are equally popular among the populace. Similarly, one of these apps is Oovoo. Although, it's not as popular as other mentioned apps, it's indeed a feature-rich app.
Oovoo is a video chat and messaging application that facilitate instant messaging, video and audio calls. This app is similar in some respects to Microsoft's Skype. And the best part of this app is, you can video chat with up to 12 people simultaneously.
Oovoo is available for iPhone, iPod, iPads, and Androids. You can also use OoVoo on your system (MAC or PC).
However, many of us might not be familiar with the app but one who has been using it are loving it! Most of the Oovoo users are happy with its service.
But if you don't like the app or want to delete it then this article will help you to learn how to delete Oovoo account in easy steps.
How to Delete Oovoo Account
If you don't want to use Oovoo anymore then this article might assist you. Read out the article and learn the procedure to delete the Oovoo account. Below, I have compiled a step by step guide to making it easier for you.
To delete the Oovoo account, follow the below steps.
No matter if you use Oovoo on PC or mobile, this article is written for all the users of Oovoo. Below, I've shared the method to delete Oovoo account from the mobile device as well as from PC.
Starting the guide for mobile users first. The steps are given below.
How to Delete an Oovoo account on Mobile.
The first and most important step which you need to follow before moving to the deleting procedure is removing all your personal details from the app.
Delete all the information you have furnished in the app and make yourself unreachable.
Once done, you are ready to terminate your account. Now follow the next step.
- Open Oovoo app on your phone or tablet.
- Now, enter the credentials and sign into the app.
- Once you are signed in, touch your Display Name at the top of the screen. Tap on edit icon and type Closed in the display name field.
- Now following the previous step, tap on your profile photo and then, tap over the Settings option from the drop-down menu.
- Under the Settings option, tap on the Privacy & Security. Here what you need to do is change your search profile setting so that no one can search your profile. To do so, simply change search preferences to No one.
- Now tap on the profile photo and remove it.
- That's all. After a day or two, your account would be deleted permanently. Now all you need to do is remove and uninstall the app from your device so that, you won't mistakenly open it.
How to delete your Oovoo Account from PC
Like we did in the above method, we have to do all the same things again in order to delete Oovoo account from the computer. Follow the below steps and make Oovoo account terminated permanently.
- The first step is to remove all your personal information given on the app and make yourself unreachable.
- Once done sign into your Oovoo account by putting your email Id and password.
- After that, go to My profile and edit my profile.
- Here you will need to make some edits like remove your display picture and type Closed in the display name field. See the screenshot.
- Once done, again go to settings and then privacy.
- In the privacy section, change the search profile setting and make it to “No one”.
- Afterwards, move to the email section and Under Notifications, uncheck all the boxes provided. In any kinda confusion, you can take the reference of the screenshot given below.
- And at last, uninstall the Oovoo app from your computer. And your account would be terminated.
If you don't know the un-installation procedure, then see it below.
For Windows XP: Go to the Start menu> then Control Panel> select Add or Remove Programs> select ooVoo, then click Remove.
For Vista: Go to the Start menu> then Control Panel> select Programs and Features> Select ooVoo> and click Uninstall.
This was the complete step by step guide to delete Oovoo from the mobile as well as from the computer. After following all the steps, your account would be deleted forever.
However, there can be various reasons which made you took the decision to delete the account, but if one of the reason is security or bothering like if someone is troubling you then you can block him/her from the Oovoo.
see the below guide if you don't know how to block someone on Oovoo.
- To block someone on Oovoo, tap on the contact and hold it. As sooner you hold the contact it will highlight red.
- Now tap on the Block icon the person would be blocked. And will not be able to contact you anymore.
- If you want him/her to remove from your roster, then tap on Block and Remove.
- And if you don't want to block that person but want to remove him then tap the Trashcan icon and then Remove.
Once the person is blocked from your account, he/she would no longer be able to see your profile and contact you. But if you have simply removed him/her but not blocked then, he/she can still contact you.
So if you want anyone to not contact you forever, re-add them and then block him.
Note: If you re-add the person, they will not know they were re-added and won't get an invitation either. So without any hesitation, you can block anyone from the account.
This was all about how to delete Oovoo account and how to block anyone on Oovoo. If you found the guide helpful, you can share it on social media.
And do read our previous article by clicking here.
How To Delete Kik Account In Easy Steps
Are you on Kik? Do you use it on a regular basis? And have you always had a good experience with it? Yes? Then what are you doing here!!
However, if your experience with Kik is not so good, then you have landed on the right page! This article has been written just to teach you how to permanently delete a Kik account.
Kik is a messaging application available for Windows, iPhone, Android operating systems free of cost. It's an instant messaging app which allows users to share photos, videos, and all other media stuff instantly.
Kik has become immensely popular among the youth in recent times.
It has a simple registration process and easy to use interface that has made it immensely popular. The registration process doesn't require any intricate steps, neither do you have to enter your personal details nor any method of confirmation.
But, just because it's popular and easy to use, doesn't mean we are forced to be a user of it. We can leave it anytime we want, just by deleting it. Below, I will let you know how to delete your Kik account.
How To Delete Kik Account
Kik is a messaging app which has around 800+ million users connected to it, due to its easy navigation structure.
But, all of the users of Kik are not so pleased with its services and have been complaining that it takes allot space on their phones, and even though, you have not added any contact's on Kik, you still get anonymous messages over it.
So, if you are also facing such issues with Kik and want to delete the account, then this guide probably can help you. However, deleting the account, permanently on Kik is not possible but you can deactivate it as we do it on Facebook.
Deactivating account almost works similar to deleting, since your username will be no longer visible to others.
Deactivating Kik account directly from the app is not possible like other apps. But, it's not impossible either. We can easily deactivate the account with the direct link. I will be showing you how.
1. Delete Kik Account From Phone
- Open Kik application and go to Setting by clicking on the gear icon at the top right corner.
- Go to Your Account.
- Scroll down, and you will see an option Reset Kik. Click on that. Once you click on the reset button, you will be redirected to a page asking for your email ID.
- Enter the email address you used while creating the account. and press Enter.
- You will now receive an email from the Kik team along with a link regarding the deactivation process. Click on that.
- Now, enter your email address on the link provided and press GO.
- Or, you can directly go from this link ws.kik.com/deactivate.
- Clicking this link will directly lead you to the deactivation page. After clicking on the link, a new window will open up. All you have to do is to enter your email in the required field and hit Go. That's it. You are done.
Your account will be deactivated. And your contact's, chat history and all the data will be deleted permanently. Now, if you wish to login again, you can go through the same email address associated with the account and login with the same credentials.
If you have been using Kik from the PC, below guide will help you to delete the Kik account on the computer.
2. Delete Kik Account From PC
Deleting Kik account from PC is way too easy. You have to do nothing but just a click, wondering how? Read the below guide.
- To delete the account on PC click on ws.kik.com/deactivate.
- You will see a new page open up. See the image below:
- Enter your email address in the given field. And hit Go! That is it. A confirmation mail will be sent to your email account. Go to that.
- After logging to the email account, you will see a mail from Kik team for deactivating your account. Go through that and you will be provided a link (Screenshot is given below), Click on that link.
After clicking on the link I've marked, you will be redirected to a page saying Account Deactivated. And you are DONE!
So this was a mini-guide on how to delete your Kik account. Hoping you enjoyed the article and have successfully met with the solution of query how to delete your Kik.
Caution: Before deleting the account, always remember once you click on the Reset Kik option I mentioned above, you will be no longer to access your old data, contacts, chat and all the file or photos you shared on Kik.
So, before heading to delete Kik account, make sure if you want to go further or not. One more thing, deactivating Kik account not always assure to delete all the history.
So, after deactivating make sure you have deleted the history. Luckily, you can do that manually from the app itself.
If you found this article helpful, do share it across all your social media sites and if you'd like to ask me any tech related queries then leave them in the comment box below! For more such interesting articles on Kik click on this link!
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