TextNow is a popular app that allows you to make free calls and texts using a virtual phone number. However, if you no longer need the service, you might want to delete your TextNow account permanently.
In this article, we will show you how to do that in a few simple steps.
If you have decided to permanently delete your TextNow account, you can follow these steps to do it.
Step 1: Uninstall TextNow app from phone
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- Find the TextNow app icon in your app drawer. Tap and hold it for a few seconds.
- You will see an Uninstall button or an X icon on the app icon. Tap on it.
- Your phone may uninstall the app right away, or ask you to confirm. Tap on OK or Yes to confirm.
Step 2: Erase personal data from TextNow
- Go to TextNow’s login page on your browser. Enter your TextNow username and password and click Login.
- You will see your TextNow dashboard. Click on the gear icon on the left sidebar to open the Settings menu.
- Click on the Account option on the left sidebar. You will see some boxes where you can edit your account information.
- Type some random words in the boxes for First Name, Last Name, Email, etc. Then click Save.
- Go back to the left sidebar and click on the Security & Login option. Then click on the Log out of all devices option.
- Click on the X icon on the top right corner to close the Settings menu.
Step 3: Remove payment methods from TextNow
- Go to the My Account section on TextNow.com.
- Click on the Payment Methods button under the Payments section. You will see your linked payment methods.
- Click on the Remove button under each payment method. This will remove it from your account.
Step 4: Cancel TextNow subscription
- Go to the TextNow website and log in to your account.
- Click on the Manage Subscription button on the top right corner.
- You will see your current plan and the renewal date. Click on the Cancel Subscription link under the plan name.
- You will be asked to confirm your cancellation. Click on the Yes, Cancel button.
- You will see a confirmation message that your subscription has been cancelled. You will not be charged again unless you resubscribe.
FAQs Related to Deleting TextNow Account
Here are some frequently asked questions related to deleting TextNow account:
Question: Why Do You Want to Delete Your TextNow Account?
Answer: There are many reasons why you might want to delete your TextNow account. Some of the common ones are:
- You no longer need the service
- You want to switch to a different app or provider
- You are concerned about your privacy and security
- You are annoyed by the ads and spam calls
- You are having technical issues or bugs with the app
Whatever your reason is, deleting your TextNow account is a permanent decision that you should think carefully about. Once you delete your account, you will lose your phone number, contacts, messages, call history, and any remaining balance or credits. You will also not be able to access your account or use the app again.
Question: Can I recover my TextNow account after deleting it?
Answer: No, you cannot recover your TextNow account after deleting it. Deleting your account is a permanent action that cannot be undone. You will lose your phone number, contacts, messages, call history, and any remaining balance or credits. You will also not be able to access your account or use the app again.
Question: Can I delete my TextNow account without the app?
Answer: No, you cannot delete your TextNow account without the app. You need to use the app to delete your account. If you have deleted the app from your device, you need to reinstall it and log in to your account before you can delete it.
Question: Can I delete my TextNow account from a computer?
Answer: No, you cannot delete your TextNow account from a computer. You need to use the app on your device to delete your account. There is no option to delete your account from the TextNow website or desktop app.
Question: How long does it take to delete my TextNow account?
Answer: It takes a few seconds to delete your TextNow account. Once you confirm your decision, your account will be deleted immediately.
Question: What happens to my phone number after deleting my TextNow account?
Answer: After deleting your TextNow account, your phone number will be recycled and assigned to a new user. You will not be able to get it back or use it again.
Deleting your TextNow account is a permanent action that will erase your phone number, contacts, messages, call history, and any remaining balance or credits. You will also not be able to access your account or use the app again.
This article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. We are not affiliated with TextNow or any of its products or services. We are not responsible for any consequences that may arise from deleting your TextNow account. You should always do your own research and consult with a qualified professional before making any decisions.