How to Delete Your Quora Account?

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In today’s internet world, where everyone is dependent on the internet for everything, people also like to ask their questions online.

If you have also found yourself searching for answers on the web, you for sure would have noticed the results from Quora.

How to Delete Your Quora Account?

Highly experienced people share answers on the queries submitted on Quora and you can have more reliable answers than any unverified source.

Mostly, you can read the answers from Quora without signing up but to access the full features of the platform, sometimes making an account is necessary.

If you made an account on Quora and no longer feel the need to be on the platform, you can follow the steps down below to delete your account on Quora.

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Thing To Know Before Deleting Quora Account

If you decide to delete your account on Quora, you should know that this decision comes with the possibility of losing a chunk of data. Here is the list of things that will happen after you delete your Quora account

  • The data associated with the account like Profile Pictures and bio, votes, and endorsements.
  • All the messages on the account will also be lost
  • Your profile will be deleted without the possibility of returning. The process is irreversible.
  • The questions that you asked will however remain on the platform and will not be deleted.

If you have read all the terms and are comfortable with them, you can proceed with deleting your Quora account.

But if you have however changed your mind, you can also follow the alternative to deleting Quora account which is also listed below.


How To Delete your Quora Account?

It is very easy to delete your account on Quora. Follow the steps listed below to do this step by step without any issues.

Method 1: From Their Website:

  • Click on the Profile picture on your Quora Account
  • On the dropdown menu that appears, click on Settings
  • Click on Privacy
  • At the bottom of the page, you will see the option to Delete Account
  • Click on Delete Account and the account will be deleted.

Method 2: From Their Android / IOS App:

  • Log in to your account on the Quora app
  • Tap on You
  • Tap on the three dots to go to Settings
  • Click on Privacy 
  • Scroll down on the page to find the Option of Delete account

Make sure that you wait for the 14 day period before you try to log in again otherwise you will face troubles in deleting your account.

If you log in before 14 days, the account will be reactivated and your request for deleting the account will be in vain.


Alternatives to Account Deletion on Quora

If you no longer want to take the step of deleting your account on Quora, you can follow the two other options. You can either deactivate your account or if you are tired of the email notifications, you can choose to Unsubscribe to the mails from Quora.

How to Deactivate your Account on Quora?

method 1: From Their Website:

  • Log in to your account and click on the Profile Picture
  • On the dropdown menu, click on Settings
  • Under Settings, click on Privacy
  • Scroll down to find the option of Deactivate Account 
  • Your account will be deactivated.

Method 2: From Their Android / IOS App:

  • Launch the app and log in to your account
  • Tap on You and then on the three dots
  • On the dropdown menu, click on Settings
  • Click on Privacy
  • Scroll down to find the option of Deactivate Account
  • Your account will be deactivated

How to Unsubscribe from Quora Emails?

You can choose to unsubscribe from emails that Quora sends you if you feel that your email is crowded with Quora mails.

It is an easy process and you can get rid of all the emails at once.

  • Click on Settings
  • Navigate to Emails and Notifications 
  • You will see a list. This has the checkboxes for all the categories of emails that Quora sends you 
  • Uncheck all the boxes that you do not want to receive emails from
  • You can uncheck all the boxes if you do not wish to receive any emails from Quora
  • You will stop receiving unwanted emails.

FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions

What to do if you want to get back into your Quora account after you have deleted it?

You cannot recover a deleted account after the 14 day period has passed. If you want to get back into the account, do so within the 14 day period. After the 14 days have passed, all your account data will be deleted from the Quora database. But if you are keen to delete your account, make sure that you do not log in before the 14 day period, or else, the delete request will be canceled.

How to Reactivate my Deactivated account?

You can simply log in whenever you wish to reactivate your account. Just go to the website or the app and log in with your original email id and password. You will get full access to your account after you reactivate it. You will also get access to the data on your Quora account.

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