How To Delete Wikipedia Account – Solved

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How to Delete Wikipedia Account :- Wikipedia is a Online Encyclopedia where user can create account, search various topic on the website and take knowledge, write or edit article related to the post, and get detailed knowledge on the topic you searched. We have recently received comments on our website that members of the Wikipedia website want to know how they can delete their account from website permanently. After seeing many reviews and comments online related to the website we discovered that many users who are deleting their account from the website are either receiving newsletters or mails from Wikipedia website which is making their inbox look spammed and other members say that they dont want to post anything to the website or will post something later but currently want to remove their account from the website.

If your reason of deleting this account is email spamming then we will recommend that you can either mark the mail as spam while opening your mail or you can unsubscribe from their newsletter by clicking unsubscribe button given at the bottom of the mail you received. If your reason is other than i will guide you step by step method on how to delete your Wikipedia Account.

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First A Little Bit About Company

Wikipedia website was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and it is one of the best online encyclopedia website that can be accessed worldwide. The website is currently available in more than 250 different languages and it is getting more than 18 billion page view every month.

How To Delete Wikipedia Account

Currently there is no option to delete your account from wikipedia but you can take retirement or change your user name password from preference menu so no one knows you or change your page to retirement so it will mark your account as deleted. To take change your page to retirement you can follow the below given steps :-

Delete Your Account through Website

  1. Go to the following url www.Wikipedia.com and login to your account.
  2. After you login to your account click your user name mention at top right side section navigation links.
  3. After you click on your user name you will  be redirected to your main page now click on USER PAGE to enter into editing mode.
  4. When you enter into editing mode click on insert and then template.
  5. Now search for template retired and then click add to template.
  6. After you add the template then click on insert button given at top right.
  7. Now you will see retire option then click on Save Page to make retirement from wikipedia.

Delete Your Account By Sending Email

  1. Open your registered email account and compose a new mail.
  2. Enter the following email address stewards@wikimedia.org
  3. On Subject enter the line “request for courtesy vanishing”.
  4. Now write a mail to delete your account sample given here and click send.

PS :- Email Sending Process may take of upto 24 to 72 hours so check your mailbox during this time for further clarification on deleting your account.

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