How To Delete Reddit Completely
In this article, we will show you how to delete your Reddit account, get them to delete your personal data too and delete the Reddit app if you have it installed on your Iphone, Ipad or Android. So, if you want to end your relationship with Reddit completely, keep reading.
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Delete Reddit Account via Email
There are 2 methods to get your data (and account) deleted by Reddit. They are:
- Under GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation (for EU Residents): This gives you the right to ask an organization that holds data about you, to delete that data. This is known as the ‘right to erasure’. You can make your request verbally or in writing. We recommend writing via email, to serve as evidence. An organization has one calendar month to respond to your request.
- Under CCPA - California Consumer Privacy Act: This empowers California residents to request that a business delete the data/personal information it has on you. The business is legally required to delete the consumer's personal information from its records and direct any service providers to delete the data too. Failure of a business to comply with the CCPA can result in fines of up to $7,500 per violation.
Now we understand what the laws entail, You can delete your account by contacting Reddit via email. Here is how to handle the account data deletion request:
- In your email, state the reasons why you want your data/account deleted - Note that under GDPR or CCPA you don't need to provide a reason for your request
- Provide all the relevant information regarding your account with Reddit.
- Mention the Law under which you make your request - GDPR or CCPA
- Notify Reddit of the penalty for non-compliance - A $7,500 fine under CCPA and 4% of annual turnover under GDPR.
- Send your email to [email protected] Login to see email.
How To Delete Reddit's App from your Phone
There are many reasons you may want to get rid of Reddit on your phone. It may be to clear storage or because you've grown tired of using the app.
Whatever your reason is, here's how to delete Reddit from an iPhone or Android device:
Deleting Reddit app from an Iphone
If you want to delete Reddits from your iphone, here’s what you should do:
- From your home screen, tap the Reddit icon and hold till all apps start shaking.
- An "X" sign will appear on the top right corner of the app.
- Click the "X" sign on Reddit.
- Tap the red delete button and viola!
- From your Iphone settings, click on "General".
- Now click on "Iphone Storage" and scroll down to see all the apps installed on your phone.
- Click the Reddit app you want to delete.
- Select "Delete Reddit" on the next screen and confirm delete.
Deleting Reddit app from your Android device
To delete Reddit from your android device, here's what you should do:
- Open Google Play
- From the hamburger menu icon, go to "My Apps & Games".
- From the list of available apps on your device, click on Reddit.
- Next, tap "Uninstall".
- From your home screen or app drawer, tap and hold the Reddit app you want to delete.
- Click the part of the screen that shows "Uninstall".
- Go to your Android phone settings.
- Click on 'Apps'.
- Select the Reddit app you want to delete.
- Click "Uninstall".
Reddit Software Details
What is Reddit? Reddit is where topics or ideas are arranged in communities. Start off with what you like and go from there. There are 100K active ones to choose from. Joining your favorite communities will create a constant, personalized feed of content like news headlines, fun stories, sports talk, games, viral pics, top memes, and videos. Earn fake Internet points (called Karma) by sharing your passion for books, movies, video games, sports, TV shows, music and technology with millions of people who share your interests. Or just browse what millions of other people are posting...