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How to Delete Telegram Account Permanently in Android & iPhone

Tutorial to know how to delete Telegram account permanently, it is very simple just follow the steps given in this article and you can easily delete your Telegram Account from Android and iOS devices.

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The Telegram is a messaging app just like WhatsApp but you can’t Delete Account in Telegram directly from the Android or iOS app and you need to use the browser. You can deactivate your Telegram account either from the Desktop or Mobile Browser. The beauty of Telegram app is, it is not only working on the mobile operating system, like  Android devices, iPhone or other iOS devices including Windows Mobile but also available natively for Window/MacOS/Linux PC including telegram web messenger version.

Now, why one should use the Telegram, no doubt it is secure but it also provides the ability to create Telegram groups of up to 100000 members, Destruct system which deletes your messages with a timer, message synchronization with all devices and more.

However, if you are not happy with your Telegram account and want to delete/deactivate it, here is the tutorial. But before deleting telegram account know few things such as deleting your account will permanently remove all your Telegram messages, groups, chats and contacts. After performing this you won’t able to get them back, so be sure, you have taken the backup of your Telegram account before performing the deactivating procedure given here…

How do I delete the account from telegram?

  1. Open the deactivation page of Telegram: Here is the Link https://my.telegram.org/auth?to=deactivate
  2. Enter Telegram associated Phone number.
  3. Confirmation code sends to your Telegram account.
  4. Enter the confirmation code.
  5. Click on Deactivate account option.
  6. Under Delete your account option click on Done.
  7. Click on Yes, delete my account button.
  8. Your Telegram account will be deleted successfully.


Tutorial Step by Step Guide to delete Telegram account along with screenshots.

Step 1: Either from your smartphone or Desktop browser open the Telegram account deactivation page, here is the Link- https://my.telegram.org/auth?to=deactivate because Telegram does not allow to delete the account from the Telegram app.

deactivation page telegram

Step 2: When you on the Telegram deactivate page, you need to log in your Telegram account in order to manage apps using Telegram API or deactivate your account. Just enter your phone number which is registered with the Telegram in the box “Your Phone number” with your country code, for example, the +1 is for the US and +91 for India.

After providing the Phone number hit the NEXT button.

Deactivate page telegram

Step 3: Once you press the NEXT button in the above step, a confirmation link will be sent to your Telegram account. Open your  Telegram app or Web version to copy the received code in order to Login.

Telegram account deletion confiormation code on mobile app


Step 4: I assume that you got the code and copied that too, now enter it in the Confirmation code box given on the Telegram Login page. Please see the screenshot.

Telegram delete account notifcation

Step 5: Now on the Telegram core page you will get three options:

  • API development tools
  • Deactivate Account
  • Log out

Click on the Deactivate account link.

delete account telegram iphone

Step 6: The Telegram will give a confirmation message that shows that if you delete your account, all your groups, messages and contacts will be deleted beyond retrieval this means they will never come back.

If you sure just click the Done button. Also, if you think you don’t want to delete your telegram account and need to change the Telegram phone number then use the Click here Link, given thereon deactivation page of yours, in this way you can save you Telegram chats and messages too.

Delete your Telegram account confirmation

Step 7: The Telegram again warn you and ask for your surety. If you are sure then hit the red colour button with a text “Yes, delete my account“.

telegram delete account confirmation message

Step 8:  The above step will delete your Telegram account and a confirmation message” Your account was successfully deleted from our system. Come back soon.” will show on your screen.

Your account was successfully deleted from Telegram database


I hope this howto tutorial help you somehow. If you have any confusion, the comment box is all yours!!

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Rajkumar Mauryahttps://www.how2shout.com
He’s always been passionate about technology and writing on the subject since 2014. He has a keen interest in all kinds of technologies, from consumer-tech to enterprise solutions. You can contact the author at-- raj@how2shout.com


  1. The deactivation link you gave doesn’t work and also telegram.org doesn’t work .
    I don’t like self-destruction option .
    Please help

    • I assume you still have the access to your account; Deactivate your account. Again signup with the same number and this time enable the Two-factor authentication.

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  3. My account has been hacked by someonelse
    I signed up with my number, buy they give some other password, I didn’t enable the
    Two-factor authentication. What to do now

    • First, do you have access to the phone number that used to register the Telegram? if yes. Then simply delete the account using the above tutorial and then again register telegram on your smartphone. After that open Telegram app, go to Settings-> Privacy and Settings and select Two-step Verification option-> Select “Set Additional Password” and then enable it.


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