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How to Delete Your TextNow Account Permanently

Delete your TextNow when you don't want to use the service anymore.

Key Highlights

  • There is no direct way to delete the TextNow account.
  • Remove all the data from the account and stop using it for the next 3 days.

TextNow does not offer the option to delete the account permanently, and you can’t find the “Delete my TextNow account” or “Remove My Account” option anywhere in the settings. So the only possible way to do it is by removing all the data from the TextNow account. And then, stop using the TextNow app for the next three days.

TextNow is one of the messaging apps for Android and iPhone that you use to send messages by creating a free phone number.

How to Delete TextNow Account

As we said earlier, there is no direct option to delete the account within the app or website. Hence, you need to unlink all the data from the server.

  • Cancel TextNow Subscription
  • Remove data from TextNow
  • Remove payment details from TextNow
  • Uninstall TextNow app

Cancel TextNow Subscription

If you have subscribed to TextNow premium subscription, canceling it is essential when you don’t want to use the service anymore.

[1] Open the TextNow app and select the Phone & Plans option on the home page.

[2] Select Manage Subscription.

[3] Click the Cancel My Subscription button to unsubscribe from the plans you’ve subscribed to.

click Cancel My Subscription button

Remove Your Data From TextNow Account

[1] By using a PC or smartphone web browser, visit the TextNow official website.

How to Delete TextNow Account

[2] Click the login button and provide the required login credentials.

How to Delete TextNow Account

[3] Next, select the Settings icon on the left side menu pane and choose the Accounts option.

[4] Here, you will see the First Name, Last Name, Email, Mobile Number, etc.

[5] Edit all those details to some random data and save the changes.

[6] Now, go to Security and Login and click the Log out of all devices to ensure that your account is not synced on any device.

Remove Payment Details from TextNow

After removing the personal details, you must remove the bank credentials from your account.

[1] Go to from the browser and select the My Account section.

[2] Select the Payment option and then click Payment Methods.

[3] Finally, tap the Remove button to remove your payment details from the TextNow account.

Uninstall TextNow App

[1] On your device, find the TextNow application.

[2] Long press and hold the app icon for a few seconds.

[3] You will get the X button or Uninstall option. Click on it.

[4] That’s it. Your TextNow app will get uninstalled from your smartphone.

After uninstalling the app, don’t log in to your account on the app or web browser for the next three days. The phone number will get expires automatically. Since you have removed the credentials from the account, all your data will remain safe.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for a TextNow number to expire?

If you don’t use TextNow for more than 3 days, the assigned phone number will expire automatically.

Can you delete a conversation on TextNow?

Long press the conversation that you want to delete and click the Delete option. Once the message is deleted, you can’t recover it back.

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