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How To Close The Reddit Account Of A Deceased Person

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What is Reddit?

Reddit is a popular social media networking site that is maintained mainly by its community of users. 

So you know what Reddit is, but how do you delete a Reddit account? Permanently deactivating a Reddit account can only be done through the site’s website.

How To Delete A Reddit account:

  • Log in to your Reddit account
  • At the top right corner of your screen, click on your user name
  • In the drop-down menu, select ‘User Settings’
  • Under ‘Account Settings’, scroll down and select ‘Deactivate Account’
  • Input the login information to finalize the deletion of the account.

Things To Note

  • Even if you delete your account, your posts and comments will remain on the site. In order to remove them as well, you will have to remove your Reddit Data.
  • If you have a Reddit premium subscription, you will have to cancel the subscription separately.
  • If you signed up using your Google Account/Apple ID, you will have to de-link it by scrolling down to the ‘connected accounts’ section.

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