Published by Wikimedia Foundation on Mar 6, 2024

Table of Contents:

  1. Delete via Email
  2. Delete on iphone
  3. Delete on android


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Data Wikipedia collects from your device

  1. find accounts on the device
  2. add or remove accounts
  3. find accounts on the device
  4. approximate location (network-based)
  5. precise location (GPS and network-based)
  6. read the contents of your USB storage
  7. modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
  8. read the contents of your USB storage
  9. modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
  10. view Wi-Fi connections
  11. view network connections
  12. create accounts and set passwords
  13. full network access
  14. run at startup
  15. control vibration
  16. prevent device from sleeping
  17. receive data from Internet


1. Delete Wikipedia Account through Email

There are 2 methods to get your data (and account) deleted by Wikipedia:

  1. Under GDPR: EU/UK Residents have the right to ask (via email), an organization that holds data about them to delete it. This is known as the ‘right to erasure’. Organizations have one month to respond to the request.

  2. Under CCPA: California residents have the right to request that a company delete the data/personal information it has on them. A failure to comply with this will result in a fine of upto $7,500.

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Now you understand what the Law says, Send your Request directly to Wikipedia using the form below:




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Alternatively, you can follow these steps below to get Wikipedia to delete your account/data:


  1. To delete your Wikipedia account, contact Wikipedia via email and provide the reasons for your request.
  2. Mention the law under which you make your request (GDPR or CCPA).
  3. Notify Wikipedia of the penalty for non-compliance - A $7,500 fine under CCPA and 4% of annual turnover under GDPR.
  4. Send the email to android-support@redacted... Login to see email.



2. How to Delete Wikipedia on Iphone

  1. On iphone, Goto "Settings "
  2. Click on "General" » "Iphone Storage".
  3. Select the app, and click "Delete Wikipedia".


3. Delete Wikipedia on Android phone

  1. Go to your Android phone Settings.
  2. Click on "Apps & Games".
  3. Select "Wikipedia" and Click "Uninstall".



12 details about Wikipedia app

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1. "Explore" lets you see recommended Wikipedia content including current events, popular articles, captivating freely-licensed photos, events on this day in history, suggested articles based on your reading history, and more.

2. With the official Wikipedia app, you can search and explore 40+ million articles in 300+ languages, no matter where you are.

3. Articles on Wikipedia are freely licensed and the app code is 100% open source.

4. Search 40 million articles in over 300 languages in the world’s largest source of information.

5. Save your favorite articles and read Wikipedia offline with “My lists“.

6. The heart and soul of Wikipedia is a community of people working to bring you unlimited access to free, reliable and neutral information.

7. This app is made by the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia.

8. Saved articles and reading lists are synced across all your devices and are available even when you do not have internet connectivity.

9. A beautiful and distraction-free interface lets you focus on the essential: reading articles.

10. Name lists as you like and collect articles across different languages.

11. In the menu, press "Settings", then "About the Wikipedia app", then "Send app feedback".

Liked Wikipedia? you may also like other Books & Reference apps like Speakipedia— audio wikipedia; LoboWiki Reader for Wikipedia; EveryWiki: Wikipedia++; Wikipedia Beta;

Reported Deleting Issues

Note: Issues displayed have already been sent to the developer and are older than 7 days.

  • I don't find my account necessary

    — by Sian Hatzaw 2 years ago

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