Do you love chatting with your friend from social media messenger? Then you have probably heard about Kik messenger social media platform. Kik is one of the best and widely used social media platforms where you can connect with people around the globe.
As the android system grows, so many people are finding different apps for social media chatting platforms and likes to make friends on social media for sharing thoughts. Most of the android users are attracted to Kik messenger just because of its pretty good chat platform and quite an excellent user interface.
Kik is a similar chat platform like Facebook messenger, WhatsApp messenger, line, we chat, and many other chatting apps. Most of the teen and adult people are moving towards Kik messenger to connect with their friends in the United States.
In the past 2009, Kik was introduced by the group of teens at the University of Waterloo students. At that time, chatting between different systems like blackberry, android and iPhone is quite sturdy and has very few resources which allows you to communicate via the internet. As the Kik messenger launched, every person enabled themselves to communicate with different people in the world by making a friend on this app.
In this article, we are going to share a complete guide to delete Kik accounts permanently or temporarily both. Read the full report to the end to understand all the possible ways to delete Kik accounts.
Complete guide to delete Kik account
Well, if you are an existing user of Kik messenger, and would like to delete the Kik account, then there are two ways to delete Kik accounts officially.
- Delete Kik Account Temporarily
- Delete Kik account permanently.
How to delete Kik account Temporarily
First of all, we will see how to delete a Kik account temporarily. Follow the below guide to delete the Kik account temporarily.
- First of all, uninstall the Kik messenger from your device.
- After uninstalling the Kik messenger, visit the official Kik messenger website.
- As shown in the image, click on the Kik community tab. Once you click, you will get more options as in the picture below.
- Open the Kik help centre. After opening the Kik help centre. You will get almost every possible answer to the question related to Kik account.
- Now enter “Deactivate” in the search bar of the help centre and simultaneously click on the option deactivate Kik account as shown in the below image.
- Once click on deactivate Kik account, you will get details on what is about to delete the Kik account.
- Now click on the link given below to delete the Kik account temporarily as shown in the image.
- Once you click on this link, you will be asked to enter the registered email address of which account you wanted to delete temporarily.
- After entering the email address of the Kik account, hit on the GO button. They will send you a deactivation link to your registered email address.
- It required access to your email address. Open the mailbox. You will find the email coming from the Kik officials.
- As you open the mail, you will get the deactivation link. Once click on that link your account will be deactivated temporarily.
What does it mean to delete a Kik account temporarily?
If you have deleted the Kik account by following this process temporarily, it doesn’t mean that you cannot open your account again in future. Below are the points which you can gain after deactivating the Kik account temporarily.
- You will not get Kik messages or emails from Kik officials.
- No one can find your Kik username from their account.
- You will be disconnected from your friend list Kik account, and no longer they could contact you.
You can still reactivate your Kik account by signing at Kik app again. All you have to do is install the Kik app and enter your login credentials to reactivate the account. Make sure that you will no longer get your previous contacts back again. In this case, you have forgotten your password; you can retrieve a Kik account password through a registered email address.
How to Delete Kik account permanently?
If you don’t want to need a Kik account in any way and want to delete it permanently, then you have to follow the below procedure.
- To delete the Kik account permanently, you have to visit this link directly.
- As you visit the page, you have to change the tab from temporary Deactivation to permanent Deactivation as shown in the below image.
- Now click on the link given in this box by clicking on Permanent Deactivation Website.
- Here you will be asked to enter a few details like, username, registered email address, Reason behind leaving Kik (To improve purpose and taking feedback from the customer).
- Now check the box for confirmation of delete Kik account.
- Click on the Go button.
- You will receive deactivation account mail permanently from Kik official to your registered email address.
- Open your mailbox, and there you will find the deactivation link given in the mail.
- Click and open that link; you will see that your Kik account has been successfully deactivated permanently.
What does it mean to delete a Kik account permanently?
Once you have deleted the Kik account permanently, then there is something that you should keep in mind that you will no longer access its features as mentioned below.
- You can not retrieve your Kik account in future.
- You will not get any messages or email from Kik officials.
- No one can get your Kik account by searching your username or email address anyway.
- You will lose all the contacts from the Kik account, and all your friends will lose your contacts too from Kik account.
- Your profile will be deleted from your friend’s list.
We hope that now you have clear information about how to delete Kik accounts temporarily and permanently. Both have different criteria that must be known to you before taking any action on deleting the Kik account. We always recommend reading its drawbacks and future activities related to deleting Kik accounts.