One of the best ways to communicate nowadays is using a Kik account, since it’s an app that you can just easily download and start putting to use quickly and without too much trouble. But in some cases, people download this app and then after a few weeks they realize that not too many people around them use it, so they don’t really have a chance to use it.
So, if you have a case like this one, and would rather not have the app anymore all you have to do is keep reading this article to find out all you have to do to be able to delete account Kik without any kind of trouble.
Can I delete account Kik through my phone?
Usually the easiest way to delete any kind of account is doing it through your phone, but if you are reading this article we are sure that you already tried doing this but cannot find anywhere the option to delete your account in the phone version of this app, and perhaps you started looking for a way to do it here.
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Sadly, for some reason Kik doesn’t allow you to delete your account this way, so if you really feel the need to delete your Kik account you have to be sure because you will have to do it through the web version of the app.
If you decide to do this, you will encounter two options, you can choose to decide whichever you feel it is the best option for you. You can either completely delete your account immediately of you can temporarily deactivate it. Keep reading this article and we will teach you all you have to do no matter which option you choose.
How to temporarily deactivate your Kik account.
Now, if you are not sure that you want to completely remove your account from and think that you might regret the decision you take, you can always temporarily deactivate your account.
Doing this means that you will not be receiving any kind of messages and other users of the app will not be able to search your name in the app. Besides all of this, anyone who already had you on their contacts or that had been talking to you before will not find you on their contact list anymore.
If you decided to do this the process you will not have any kind of problem, since this is very simple, and if at some point you decide that you want to enable your account again all you have to do is sign back again and you can go back to using your account the same way that you used to before. Now, follow the steps that we will explain below to temporarily deactivate your account.
- The first thing that you will have to do is enter the temporary deactivation page that Kik has available (if you don’t know it here is the link: https://ws.kik.com/deactivate)
- Now, once you are in this site, simply enter the email address that you used to create the account in the first place.
- Then click on the button below that says ‘Go’
- After doing that enter your email account, and check for any new mail since you should receive an email from Kik.
- There you will find a link that you can use to deactivate the account.
Once you have done all of this your account will have been successfully deactivated, and like we said before you will have the option to enable the account if that’s what you want to do in the future, if not you won’t have to worry about the account bothering you again.
How to delete your Kik account permanently
Like we mentioned before, deleting your account can be very difficult decision since sometimes you know that you don’t really like the app but feel the need to keep it just in case you need it in the future. So make sure to give this action a thought before doing it.
Now, if you have really thought about it and finally decided that you don’t want to keep the account and feel that the option of possibly getting it back does not matter to you we will make sure to tell you exactly what you need to do to permanently deactivate your account.
Deleting your Kik account is a very simple process, and a very quick one to so you don’t have to worry about doing much, all you have to do is follow the simple steps that we will list below.
- The first thing that you will have to do is follow the next link to the permanent deactivation page https://ws.kik.com/delete
- Once you are in the page, you will only have to enter the following information: your username, email address, and the reason why you’re leaving.
- After this all you have to do is confirm that this is what you want to do and simply click the button below that says ‘Go’ and that will be everything you have to do.
After this your account will be permanently deleted. As you can see it is a very simple process that will not take too much time out of your hands, all you have to do is follow the instructions that we mentioned before and you should have no problems at all.
Now, whatever the reason was that made you take the decision to deactivate your account, whether it is that you don’t like it anymore or you simply need a break from the constant distraction that this app can be, you know exactly what you need to do to make this noise go away. And if in the future you need a new way to communicate with other people, you can either go back and enable your account, or simply make sure to find another app that you might want to try out and give it a chance in the future that perhaps will be a better experience and can make the way you communicate a lot more effective.