How to delete Kik account

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Preliminary information


Before going into the details of this tutorial and explaining yourself how to delete Kik account, let me list the options agolable to you, so that you can choose the one you think is most appropriate for your needs.


If you have decided to cancel your Kik account but are concerned that you may have second thoughts in the future, you can consider the possibility of deactivate your account. It is the ideal solution for those who intend to take a break from the messaging service without necessarily having to delete their profile. The latter (with the relative data) will simply be hidden e, in case of second thoughts, it can be recovered at any time.

If, on the other he, your intention is to definitively put an end to your experience on Kik, you can request the definitive cancellation of your account and all related data. As you can imagine, this is an irreversible operation: once the account has been deleted, it will no longer be possible to recover it. Furthermore, I would like to inform you that Kik does not allow either to make a backup of the data associated with the profile to be deleted or to download any chats.


Finally, you must know that through the Kik app for Android and iPhone devices it is not possible to deactivate or delete your account. To do this, you need to use the browser installed on your device (eg. Chrome your eroid or Safari on iPhone / iPad) and connect to the official website of the messaging service. Having clarified this, let's see how to proceed.

How to delete Kik account temporarily


Per temporarily disable your Kik account, you can proceed both from smartphones and tablets and from computers. All you have to do is connect to the official website of the service, specify the email address associated with your Kik account and confirm your intention.

To check the email address associated with your Kik account, start the official app of the service e, if you have not set automatic login, tap the button Log in. Then enter your username in the field Email or Kik username, type the Password in the ready field and the pulsating prize Log in, to login.

Now, tap on the icon gear wheel, at the top left, select the option Your account from the menu that opens and annotate the email address shown next to the item Email. In case you no longer have access to this address, you can change it by selecting the option Email, by entering the new e-mail address in the appropriate field and pressing the button Save.


At this point, start the browser installed on your device and connect to the official Kik website. On the screen Deactivate Your Account, enter the email address you noted earlier in the field Enter your email and press pulsating Go.

Once this is done, access your inbox, locate the email sent by Kik and press the button Deactivate content inside: if everything went well, you should see the screen Account Deactivated, to confirm that your account has been successfully deactivated.


From this moment on, you will no longer receive emails and messages from Kik, your username will no longer be visible on the messaging service, it will also be deleted from any chats you have had with other users and the latter will no longer be able to find your account, not even through the service's internal search engine.

In case of second thoughts, as mentioned in the opening lines of this guide, you can reactivate your account at any time and recover all related data. To do this, you will have to start the Kik app, press the button Log in, enter the data associated with your account in the fields Email or username and Password and press the button again Log in, to login and recover your Kik account. Simple, right?

How to permanently delete Kik account

The procedure for delete Kik account permanently it is almost identical to what I indicated in the previous lines for the deactivation of your profile. In this case, however, the operation is irreversible and the account will be deleted immediately.


To proceed, take your smartphone or tablet (you can also use a computer), start the browser you usually use to browse the Internet and connect to the official Kik website. On the screen How do I delete my Kik Account?, enter the data associated with the account to be deleted in the fields Username and Email e, via the drop-down menu Please let us know why you’re leaving Kik, indicate the reason for the cancellation by choosing one of the agolable options.

Once this is done, put the check mark next to the option I underste that I’m permanently deactivating my account and I won’t be able to login again to reactivate it and press pulsating Go. Then log in to your inbox, locate the email sent by Kik and tap the button Permanently Deactivate, to confirm the cancellation of your account.

In case of dubbi or problem

If you have followed the instructions I have given you in the previous paragraphs in detail but, despite this, you still have some doubts regarding the cancellation of your Kik account, you can access the support center of the messaging service, to find the answers you are looking for in complete autonomy.

To do this, start the Kik app on your smartphone or tablet, log into your account (if you haven't already done so) and tap on the gear wheel, top left. Then press on the item Help & About us from the menu that opens and select the option Help.

In the new screen that appears, tap on the item Managing your account, locate the section Profile management and select the item Deactive your account, to view all the information relating to the deactivation and cancellation of a Kik account.

If, on the other he, you want to contact the service assistance, you can send a message to the email address support@kik.com, for general questions and related to problems encountered, or to the address safety@kik.com, for information relating to data security and privacy.



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