How to Delete Reddit Account on iPhone App(2 Methods)

Are you looking to Delete your Reddit Account on iPhone? Here is a step by step guide on how to  delete reddit Account on iphone app or browser✅.

Reddit is a popular social media platform that many use to share their ideas and thoughts with people of the Internet in regards to niche topics and subjects. It has been dubbed the truth-seeking platform of the Internet. Many have found community and great advice in the sub-reddits of the platform.

It is the 13th most popular social news site globally and has over 350 million users on its platform. The audience for this news website is worldwide and it is a highly praised site by many. From actual knowledge that you can translate into real-life to friendship and wholesome content, Reddit has something for all of its millions of users.

It is an opinion-sharing platform at the most, where many go to ask questions and ask random strangers on the Internet to judge the sticky situation that they find themselves in. The website consists of sub-reddits which are essentially forums where people discuss a particular topic such as politics, cinema, games, science and many more.

How to Delete Reddit Account on an iPhone


Despite all that one can find on Reddit, a user might want to delete their Reddit account for one of many reasons. Here is a step-by-step instruction guide on how to delete your Reddit account on your iPhone; be it through the Reddit app or the web browser.

Before you go ahead and delete your Reddit account permanently, there are a few things you should know about Reddit that is unlike any other similar sites out there. You cannot temporarily disable your account so the only option is to delete it. Once your account is gone, the username will not be available in case you were to start a new account.

Once your account is deleted, the posts and comments you made will not be deleted but rather the username attached to them will show as being deactivated. If you are not comfortable with this, then you would have to delete the posts and comments individually before deleting your Reddit account.

How to Delete your Reddit Account using the iPhone App

Step 1: Open the Reddit app on your iPhone and make sure that you are logged into your Reddit account, if not enter your username and password to access your account.


Step 2: A ‘profile’ option is present on the top right corner of the screen and when you click on it a menu will cascade down, from this menu select the ‘settings’ option.


Step 3: A different page appears, scroll down on the page to find the ‘help and FAQs’ option.

Step 4: Clicking on it will take you out of the Reddit app and to a webpage with a search bar on the top of the screen.


Step 5: Click on the search bar and look up “How to deactivate your Reddit account?” and press search.

Step 6: When the results appear on the screen, look for the question you just asked and click on it.

Step 7: This will lead you to a new page with a link present on it, click on the link.


Step 8: The link will lead you to a login page where your Email ID and password is to be input. A new page will ask you for your username and password once again to confirm.


Step 9: Here you will be asked for your reason to delete your Reddit account and you can go ahead and fill that in if you wish to share your feedback. Finally, the ‘deactivate’ account is to be clicked in order to be done.

How to Delete your Reddit Account on an iPhone Web Browser

Step 1: Open the web browser and open Reddit’s official website. Log into your Reddit account using your Reddit username and password.

Step 2: In the browser version of Reddit, your username will be present at all times on the top right corner. In order to access the ‘user settings’ option, you will have to click on your profile on the screen.


Step 3: This will lead you to more options, choose the ‘account settings’ option and this will take you to a new page.


The ‘deactivate account’ button is easy to find as you go to the bottom of the page.


Step 4: When you press the deactivate button, a page appears to enter your username and password once again to confirm.


Step 5: A page asking for your feedback on the website and your reason to delete your Reddit account will appear, you can go ahead and fill that in if you wish to.

Step 6: A warning pop-up that states that “deleted accounts are not recoverable” is to be given affirmative permission. The ‘deactivate’ button is to be clicked once done to delete your Reddit account on your iPhone web browser.

Once you delete your Reddit account on your mobile, it will take you directly to a login/sign up page to tempt you back into the wonderfully knowledge-filled world of Reddit.

Video Tutorial on How to Delete Reddit Account


1. Can my Reddit account be temporarily disabled?

Ans. Unfortunately, Reddit does not feature a ‘disable temporarily’ option so the only alternative is the rather extreme measure of deleting your Reddit account.

2. How to delete a post on Reddit?

Ans. Step 1: Click on the down arrow on the upper right corner of the page, the one right beside your username on the bar and select the ‘profile’ option in the drop-down menu.

Step 2: You will be led to an ‘overview’ page when you do so. Right alongside the ‘overview’ page, you will find that Reddit keeps an elaborate list of the posts you have made.

Step 3: Click on the ‘posts’ section and browse through all your posts to find the ones you wish to delete. The ‘delete’ option can be accessed under each post, through the ellipsis present under each post.

Step 4: When you choose the ‘delete’ option, Reddit will spring up confirmation on whether you want to delete or not. Once you choose the ‘delete post’ option, you confirm your choice of deleting the post.

3. Can I recover my Reddit account once deleted?

Ans. When you are about to deactivate your Reddit account, a warning pops up to tell you that once deleted the account cannot be recovered at any costs and that stands to be true.

4. Do I have to delete my posts and comments before deleting my Reddit account on the iPhone?

Ans. When an account is deleted, the posts and comments made by the account continue to exist but do so without the tag of the user. If you are not comfortable with this, then you can delete all your posts and comments before proceeding to delete your Reddit account.

Also See: How to Delete Reddit History on iPhone


Using your iPhone to delete your Reddit account is a piece of cake and this step-by-step guide can help you do so in a matter of minutes. Whatever your reason to deactivate your Reddit account, you can do so either through the web browser if that is your method of browsing or through the app on your mobile as well.

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