How to Delete your Samsung account?

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If you own a Samsung device, chances are that you have a Samsung account. After all, making an account on Samsung is a sure-shot way to sync your data across all the Samsung devices that you may own.

How To Delete Your Samsung Account

It also helps to access different features and apps without the hassle of signing up each time. However, this is also true that you do not need a Samsung account. Many users use the Google apps on their Samsung devices and are pretty satisfied with that.

There are not many notorious complications with a Samsung account this is why if you are thinking of deleting the account, most likely you are doing so because you are selling your Samsung device. 

Many users delete their Samsung accounts when they decide to sell their devices. This helps to keep your personal information and data safe.

If you want to delete your Samsung account but have no idea how to proceed, check out the article down below for the easy steps to delete the account. 

We will also mention the losses that come with deleting your Samsung account and the alternatives to deletion.

Thing To Note Before Deleting Samsung account?

When you make a Samsung account, many of your device’s vital apps are connected to it, and removing the account access altogether can lead to a variety of losses. 

You should be aware of all the things that will change and the data you will lose. This will help you keep backups ready and plan ahead.

Here is what you should keep in mind.

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  • All the information associated with your account on Samsung will be deleted.
  • All the purchase history on Samsung will be removed. Make sure to take backups in case you have a habit of tracking your bills.
  • All the content that you have subscribed to with your Samsung account will be canceled.
  • All the personal information on your profile will be deleted.
  • All the content that you uploaded through your Samsung account will be deleted.
  • All the downloaded content will be deleted.
  • If you have a pending payment on some Samsung app, you will not be allowed to delete your account before you clear the payment.

If you have read all the terms and conditions above, follow through with the next section for steps on how to delete your Samsung account.

How to Delete Samsung account?

Here are the simple steps through which you can delete your Samsung account.

Method 1: Through the app on your device

  • Through your Samsung device, log in to your Samsung account
  • Click on the name of the account
  • Click on Samsung Account Settings
  • Click on Delete Account
  • Press Delete once again to confirm your selection.

Method 2: Through the web browser

  • Search for the Samsung account web page on the browser of your choice.
  • Log in with the correct credentials
  • Click on your Profile
  • Click on Samsung Account Settings
  • Click on Delete Account
  • You will see a series of confirmation prompts on the screen.
  • Read the terms and conditions carefully at each step
  • Continue with the steps that you see on your screen to delete your account

Method 3: On the Samsung Smart TV (E, F, H, and J series)

  • Go to the Menu  .
  • Click on Smart Hub.
  • Click on Samsung Account.
  • Click on Remove Accounts from TV.
  • You will be prompted to enter your password.
  • Click on Done.
  • Click on Yes to confirm your choice.

Method 4: On the Samsung Smart TV (K, M, N, and Q Series)

  • Navigate to the Settings.
  • Tap on General.
  • Click on System Manager.
  • Click on Samsung Account.
  • Click on My Account.
  • Press Remove Account.
  • Click on Yes to confirm.
  • Enter your password when prompted.
  • Click on Done.

How Can I proceed with deleting my Samsung Account when I do not have the password?

It is a very common issue users face when they delete their Samsung accounts. Since you rarely have to enter your password once you set up your device, users often forget the password.

But the password is needed when you are deleting the account. Here is what you can do if you cannot remember your password.

  • Open the Samsung settings on your phone.
  • Navigate to the option, Cloud, and Accounts.
  • Click on Accounts.
  • Click on Samsung Accounts from the list of accounts that you see associated with your device.
  • Click on My Profile.
  • You will be prompted to enter your id and password to verify your identity.
  • Click on Forgot your ID and Password option.
  • Choose a browser window according to the instructions you get from the prompts on the screen.
  • Enter the email address associated with your Samsung account.
  • You will receive a link to reset your Samsung account password.
  • Open the reset mail and follow instructions to change the login credentials.
  • After the reset, log in to your Samsung Account as normal and follow the steps mentioned above to delete the account.

FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions

1. If I set my Samsung phone on Factory reset, doesn’t that automatically delete my Samsung account?

A Samsung account will not be deleted when you factory reset your device. It may be removed from the device but you will receive the prompts to get the account set up again with the device. You need to go through the process of deleting your Samsung account properly before you plan to sell your device because a factory reset will not do that for you.

2. I recently purchased a Samsung device from someone. They still have their Samsung account registered on my device. How can I remove it?

Samsung does not give you an option to delete a Samsung account without the credentials from the user who created the account. You can use third-party apps to try and delete the Samsung account that you are suck with on your purchased device, but this is not recommended. What you should do instead is, contact the user who you purchased the device from if possible and they will delete the account for you. 

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