How do I delete my account for iPhone?

You can delete your account from within WhatsApp.

Deleting your account will do the following

  • Delete your account from WhatsApp.
  • Delete you from your friends' WhatsApp Favorites lists.
  • Delete you from all WhatsApp groups.
  • Erase your message history on your phone.
  • Delete your WhatsApp service payment information.

To delete your WhatsApp account

  1. Ensure you have the latest version of WhatsApp. Check the App Store on your iPhone to see if there are any updates.
  2. Open WhatsApp and go to WhatsApp Settings > Account > Delete My Account.
  3. Enter your phone number in the full international format.
  4. If you are certain you want to delete your WhatsApp account, tap Delete My Account.

If you want to reactivate your WhatsApp account at a later date, you will be able to restore your data provided you create a backup prior to deletion. For more information about how to back up and restore in WhatsApp, please visit this FAQ article.

Please note that we cannot delete your account for you at this time. Learn how to delete your account on: Android | Windows Phone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | Nokia S60 | BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp Support Team