How to Delete Reddit Account on iPhone?

Are you having trouble deleting your Reddit account from your iPhone? Well, nothing to worry about, we got you covered! If you don’t have any use for your Reddit account anymore, you can permanently delete the account through the Reddit app or the website.

After reading this article, you will know exactly how to delete a Reddit account on an iPhone without grasping at straws.

How to Delete a Reddit Account on iPhone? The Ultimate Guide

You have two methods of deleting your Reddit account on your iPhone. The first one is deleting the account from the Reddit app on your iPhone. Another way is to go directly to the Reddit website and delete your account.

You can choose either way on your iPhone for deleting a Reddit account. Keep in mind that the posts, comments, and interactions related to the account will also be permanently deleted.

Here you will find the step-by-step process of how you can delete your Reddit account on your iPhone.

Deleting a Reddit Account via the Reddit Website

The best way to delete a social media account hassle-free is to use their official website. Not only Reddit, the same rule applies for IMVU and Bigo, or many other virtual profiles. Some phone models don’t support account deletion on the app version of Reddit. In that case, going on their official website and deleting the account from there is the only viable method you will have.

Here’s how to delete a Reddit account via the Reddit website:


Go to the official website of Reddit, reddit.comOpens in a new tab.. Now, log in to your account on the website using the correct username and password.

Go to the official website of


On the top right corner, click on your own username. A drop-down menu will appear.


From the drop-down menu, select User Settings. You will be redirected to a new page.


Scroll down to the bottom of the page. Click on Deactivate Account option.

Reddit Deactivate Account option


Once again, in the required blanks, put your username and password. Give any feedback you want.

put reddit username and password


Check the box with the option “I Understand that deactivated accounts are not recoverable”. Select Deactivate and you’re done!

After this process, your Reddit account will be permanently deleted. Along with the account, all related posts, comments and other stuff will be deleted as well. You can’t recover any of it again afterward.

Deleting a Reddit Account on the Reddit App

Reddit has an iOS app available that you can use to delete your account easily. All you need is the app installed on your iPhone and the username and password of your Reddit account.

Here’s how to delete a Reddit account on the Reddit app:


Open the Reddit app on your iPhone. Log into your Reddit account using your username and password.

Reddit account using your username and password


Tap the User icon on the Reddit app to access the profile settings.

User icon on the Reddit app


Go to Settings. Scroll down and select Delete Account.


On the pop-up confirmation bar, tap on Yes, Delete.

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You’ll be asked to give any feedback and later confirm the deletion process. Just hit confirm to delete your Reddit account.

Things To Know Before Deleting Your Reddit Account

You have to know a handful of stuff before deleting your Reddit account. This will save you from facing any unwanted situations after deleting the account.

  • Deleting the Reddit account does not cancel your Reddit subscription. So, if you are a Reddit Premium subscriber. You will have to cancel the premium subscription before deleting the account.
  • In order to make sure that specific posts of yours don’t show after the deletion of the account, manually delete them first.
  • After the deletion of the account, enter your username and password to the login page. You will receive an error and a pop-up that your account has been deleted.

Frequently Asked Questions

No worries if you still have a few questions lingering in your mind! Here we will answer some of the most asked questions about deleting a Reddit account. Hopefully, your questions will be answered within this part.

Is deactivating Reddit the same as deleting Reddit?

Yes, deactivating Reddit is the same as deleting Reddit. Reddit does not offer you the option to deactivate your account temporarily like most other social media platforms. Once you deactivate or delete the Reddit account, it is gone permanently.

How do I know if my Reddit account is deleted?

Once deleted, even direct links to your Reddit account will show that the account has been deleted. You can check by logging in with your old username and password but it will be invalid. Instead, you will get a message saying your account has been deleted.

How do I delete a Reddit post?

On your account, click on Posts and select the three dots beside the post you want to delete. Tap on Delete once you are sure. Deleting a post will permanently remove it from your account. You can’t access it anymore.

Bottom Line

Now that you know how to delete your Reddit account for good, you should be aware of some important things. You won’t be able to use the same username for a new account again. All of the data and posts related to your account will be permanently removed without any chance to recover them. 

So, before deleting your Reddit account, be sure that you are okay with losing all posts. Once the account deletion is completed, you will be redirected to the login page once again.

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Md Sahajahan

Hundreds of questions are asked in Apple support communities every day. But how do you, as someone facing iPhone-related issues, find the most valid answer? I am Sahajahan. You may wonder how a content specialist fits with the iPhone niche. But in truth, my long experience on search queries and strategic approach to solving problems and looking for viable answers is how I serve Techiaid's readers.

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