How to Delete Social Networking Accounts Permanently

Complete Tutorial on How to Delete Social Networking Accounts Permanently - 

  • Orkut
  • Bebo
  • Hi5
  • Google+
  • Myspace
  • Facebook

Orkut

A note about Orkut

Among all popular social networking sites around the world, it is one of them. This is a site where users can meet with their old friends and can make friendship with someone new. It is owned by “Google Inc”. This site is created by “Orkut Büyükkökten”. As of October 2011, it has around 66 million users from all over the world and its rank is 246th according to “Alexa” traffic. It is available in 48 different languages. Now concentrating in our main topic; to delete your “Orkut” account follow the below steps:

Caution

But before you start to delete your “Orkut” account, remember that; after complete deletion of your profile you will not able to rollback your “Orkut” account. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “Orkut” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in Orkut for this.

  1. Firstly open your “Orkut” account. To open, type the URL “ http://www.orkut.com ” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. Click “Settings” tab.

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  1. Now “Orkut Settings” window will appear. Go to “General” tab and click “Delete my Orkut account”.

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  1. A popup window will display. Click “ok” button to continue the deletion process.

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  1. Here provide your password again and click “Sign in” button.

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  1. “Delete Orkut” window will appear now.  “Yes, I want to permanently remove Orkut from my Google account” –check this option and click “Remove Orkut” button.

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  1. Enter your password and press “Remove Orkut” button again as you did in Step 6. “Orkut Deleted” window will display with a message “Orkut has been removed from your account”.

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Now your account is permanently deleted from Orkut.

Bebo

A note about Bebo

Among all popular social networking sites around the world, it is one of them. “Bebo” is short form of “Blog Early , Blog Often”. This is a site where users can meet with their old friends and can make friendship with someone new. It was founded by “Michael Birch” and “Xochi Birch”. Currently this site is owned by “Criterion Capital Partners”. As of November 2011, its rank is 3527th according to “Alexa” traffic. Now concentrating in our main topic; to delete your “Bebo” account follow the below steps:

Caution

But before you start to delete your “Bebo” account, remember that; after complete deletion of your profile you will not able to rollback your “Bebo” account. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “Bebo” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in Bebo for this.

  1. Firstly open your “Bebo” account. To open, type the URL “http://www.Bebo.com” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. Now click “Settings”

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  1. Now “Settings” window will appear. Go to “Account Settings” tab. At the bottom of the screen you will find an option-“Deactivate Account”. Now click the link-“I want to permanently cancel my account”.

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  1. At the bottom of the screen you will find “Deactivate Account” option. Provide your password and give a reason for cancelling your Bebo account and then click “Cancel my Bebo Account” button.

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  1. A screen will appear with a message -“Your membership of Bebo.com has now been cancelled. Thank you for using the service. You are welcome to join again at any time”.

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Now your account is permanently deleted from Bebo.

Hi5

A note about Hi5

Among all popular social networking sites around the world, it is one of them. This is a site where users can meet with their old friends and can make friendship with someone new. Users can also play online games using this site. It was founded by “Ramu Yalamanch” in 2003. Currently this site is owned by “Tagged”. As of April 2012, its rank is 1181th according to “Alexa” traffic. Now concentrating in our main topic; to delete your “Hi5” account follow the below steps:

Caution

But before you start to delete your “Hi5” account, remember that; after complete deletion of your profile you will not able to rollback your “Hi5” account. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “Hi5” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in Hi5 for this.

  1. Firstly open your “Hi5” account. To open, type the URL “http://www.Hi5.com” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. Now click “Account” tab and from drop down list select “Settings”.

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  1.  At the bottom of the screen you will see “Cancel Account” option. Click the link –“you may cancel your Hi5 account at any time”.

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  1. “Cancel Account” window will appear now. At the bottom you will find a link-“yes, I want to cancel my Hi5 account”; click this.

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  1. Now provide your password and click “Cancel Account” button.

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  1. A screen will appear with a message -“Your Hi5 account has been canceled”.

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Now your account is permanently deleted from Hi5.

Google+

A note about Google+

“Google+”-sometimes written as “G+” or “Google Plus” is one of the most popular social networking and identity service site around the world. This is a site where users can meet with their old friends and can make friendship with someone new. This site is owned by “Google”. It has nearly about 170 million users. Now concentrating in our main topic; to delete your “Google+” account follow the below steps:

Caution

But before you start to delete your “Google+” account, remember that; after complete deletion of your profile you will not able to rollback your “Google+” account. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “Google+” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in Google+ for this.

  1. Firstly open your “Google+” account. To open, type the URL “http://www. plus.google.com” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “e-mail address” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2.  Select your profile picture in the upper right corner, and click “Account”.

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  1. If you want to delete your entire Google account then click the link –“ Close entire account and delete all services and info associated with it” or if you just want to delete your profile from Google+ then click the link-“ Delete profile and remove associated Google+ features”. As we concentrating more on removing accounts from Google+ so here we will select the 2nd link.

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  1. To remove your account from Google+, check the options- “Delete Google+ content” and “Required: I understand that deleting this service can’t be undone and the data I delete can’t be restored.” And then select “Remove selected services” button.

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Now your account is deleted from Google+.

MySpace

A note about MySpace

Among all popular social networking sites around the world, it is one of them.. This is a site where users can meet with their old friends and can make friendship with someone new.  It was founded by “Santa Monica” in 2003. Currently this site is owned by “Specific Media LLC” and pop star “Justin Timberlak”. As of April 2012, its rank is 158th according to “Alexa” traffic. It is available in 15 different languages. Now concentrating in our main topic; to delete your “MySpace” account follow the below steps:

Caution

But before you start to delete your “MySpace” account, remember that; after complete deletion of your profile you will not able to rollback your “MySpace” account. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “MySpace” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in MySpace for this. You can delete your MySpace account using two methods. Both of them are discussed below.

Method 1

  1. Firstly open your “MySpace” account. To open, type the URL “https://new.myspace.com/” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome” , “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. Now click “My Account” tab.

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  1. Select “Account” from “Settings” menu.

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  1. From “Account Cancellation” section, select “Cancel Account”.

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  1. “Account Cancellation” window will appear now. Check any one reason for cancelling your account and press “Cancel My Account” button.

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  1. “Did you know” box may appear, click “No Thanks” button and again press “Cancel My Account” button.
  2. Under Confirm Account Cancellation, give your comments and then press Cancel My Account” button.
  3. In your mail address an account cancellation link will be sent within 1 day (if you do not get that  mail within this time, then check your “Spam” folder or else follow Method 2).
  4. If you got that mail, then click this link to remove your MySpace account.
  5. Upon clicking this link,”Account Cancellation” window will appear. From “Confirm Account Cancellation” section, press “Cancel My Account” button.
  6. The removal process of your account will be scheduled now. Your MySpace account will be completely removed within 2 days.

Method 2

  1. Firstly open your “MySpace” account. To open, type the URL “http://www.myspace.com” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. From your account delete everything, including your friends.
  3. In the “About Me” section put “Remove Profile” text.
  4. Now write a message to “customercare@MySpace.com”, explaining that you want to remove your MySpace account otherwise if you want you can call them up.

Facebook

A note about Facebook

Among all popular social networking sites around the world, it is one of them. This is a site where users can meet with their old friends and can make friendship with someone new.  It was founded by “Mark Zuckerberg”, ”Eduardo Saverin”, ”Dustin Moskovitz”, ”Chris Hughes” in 2004. This site is owned by “Facebook Inc”. As of April 2012, its rank is 2nd according to “Alexa” traffic. As of December 2011, it has around 845 million users from all over the world.  Now concentrating in our main topic; to delete your “Facebook” account follow the below steps:

There are three ways for removing “Facebook” account. These are discussed below.

Method 1:”Temporary Deactivation of your account”

You can use this method if in the near future you want to come back in Facebook. This method will not permanently delete your account or your data from Facebook; but disabling your” Facebook ID”. After using this method, you can again re-activate your account by sign-in to Facebook using your previous ‘Facebook username’ and its concerned password.

  1. Firstly open your “Facebook” account. To open, type the URL “ http://www.facebook.com” in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. Click “Home” tag on the right upper corner and from the drop down lists click “Account Settings”.

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  1. “General Account settings” window will appear. Click “Security” tab on the left upper side of the screen.

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  1. “Security settings” tab will appear now. Click “Deactivate your account” link.

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  1. “Are you sure you want to deactivate your account?” window will appear. Check any one of the option and also check the option-“Opt out of receiving future emails from Facebook.”-if you do not want to receive any mail from Facebook and click “Confirm” button.

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  1. “Password Confirmation” window will appear now. Provide your Facebook password and click “Deactivate now” button.

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  1. “Security check” window will appear. Write the text in the box and click “Submit” button.

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  1. You will see a message that “your account has been deactivated”.

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Method 2:”Permanent Deletion of your account”

You can use this method to delete your Facebook account permanently. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “Facebook” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in Facebook for this.

  1. Type the URL “http://www.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=delete_account in any web browsing software like “Google Chrome”, “Firefox”, etc. Here provide your concerned “username” and “password” and click “Sign in” button to enter into your account.
  2. “Please enter your password to continue” screen will appear. Give your password and click “continue” button.

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5. You will see a message-“Your account has been deactivated from the site and will be permanently deleted within 14 days.” If you log into your Facebook account within 14 days, then deletion process of your account will be cancelled.

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If you do not log into your account within 14 days, then your account will be permanently deleted from Facebook.

Method 3: Sending Email to Facebook

You can use this method to delete your Facebook account permanently. You will not able to restore any data from your deleted profile.  In near future if you want to use “Facebook” again, then you have to perform “Signup” in Facebook for this.

You can directly send an e-mail to Facebook and requesting them to delete your account. Send your mail in the following e-mail addresses:

You will get a feedback from Facebook. After receiving this, you will not able to log into your account. Your account has been deleted permanently.

This article was last updated on February 4th, 2013 in Tutorials

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