How to Delete Wattpad Account

Wattpad is a popular online storytelling platform where anyone can write interesting stories, poems and articles across genres which will be read by millions of users.

Moreover, Wattpad is partnered with popular studios like Sony, HULU, SYFY and publishers like Macmillan, Anvil and Penguin Random House.

So, if your story has the potential, then it may become the next big hit or get a chance to publish as a book.

However, Wattpad is not only the platform to share stories, but there are also Medium, Sweek, Penana, Movellas, FanFiction, Quotev, and many other platforms available where you can publish your work.

So, if you are bored of using Wattpad and want to join any other similar platform, then several options are out there. And if you don’t want to leave any information on the platform, then we have the solution to how to delete Wattpad account.

Delete Wattpad Account Through Website

Step – 1

Open a web browser on your PC or Smartphone and enter the URL “https://www.wattpad.com

Step – 2

Now log into your account by using your ID and Password.

Step – 3

Now click on the username at the top right corner next to your profile picture. A dropdown menu will open.

Step – 4

On the dropdown menu look for Settings and click on it.

Step – 5

Now on the Settings page at the bottom right corner click on the Close Account button.

Step – 6

Now write the reason why you want to leave the platform and check the box “Yes, I’m sure Please close my account” then enter your password and click on Close Account Button.

Step – 7

Within a few hours, you will receive an email saying that your Wattpad account has been deleted permanently.

Delete Wattpad Account Through Email

Step – 1

Log in to your email ID which is linked with Wattpad.

Step – 2

Click on Compose and enter the address report@wattpad.com

Step – 3

In the Subject section write “Request To Delete My Account”

Step – 4

Now write an email regarding the reason for which you want to delete Wattpad account. You can mention any genuine reason in a simple way like this.


After a few hours, you will receive a mail from the company stating that your account has been completely removed from their database.


Remember, you can’t delete Wattpad account on its app, you have to go to its website to complete the task. If after deleting the Wattpad account, you still receive emails or newsletters from the company which makes your mailbox look spammed. Then just mark the mail as spam or unsubscribe by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link given at the bottom of the mail.

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