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How to Delete Your Twitter (X) Account

To delete your Twitter (X) account, you must first deactivate it. 

Deactivation initiates a 30-day waiting period during which you can decide if you would like to reactivate your account. 

Once the waiting period has concluded and you have not logged into your Twitter (X) account during that time, your Twitter (X) account will be permanently deleted.

Speed: 2 Difficulty: 2

Walkthrough to Delete Your Twitter (X) Account

Delete your Twitter account in 5 easy steps.

1. Open X and log in 

Go to and use your username and password to log in to the platform.

Twitter (X) login

2. Click “More” and “Settings and privacy”

On the left, click “More.”

Twitter (X) left-hand menu - "More" button

Then, click “Settings and privacy.”

Twitter (X) left-hand menu - "Settings and privacy" button

3. Click “Your Account” and “Deactivate your account”

Click “Your account.”

Then, click “Deactivate your account.”

Twitter (X) Settings and Your Account

4. Click “Deactivate”

You will now be informed about the places and devices where your accounts will be closed.

Click the “Deactivate” button.

Twitter/X - Deactivate account page

5. Enter your password and click “Deactivate”

To confirm the deactivation of your account, you must enter your password.

Twitter/X - confirm your password

Then, click “Deactivate.”

A notification will open up informing you that your account has been deactivated.

Twitter/X - your account is deactivated

Congratulations! You have now successfully deleted your Twitter (X) account!

Laura Martisiute is DeleteMe’s content marketing specialist. Her job is to help DeleteMe communicate vital privacy information to the people that need it. Since joining DeleteMe in 2020, Laura h…

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