Bitly is an online URL Shortener service that allows its users to short a long website link into a short and well-structured link. The website provides an option to create or edit account information, shorten any website link effective on long e-commerce and affiliate link, check statistic on how many users visited your shortlink and optimize your link according to your brand. We have recently received some requests from online users that they would like to delete their account from Bitly website. After receiving those requests we begin our research for the reasons for users to delete their account and came to the conclusion that users who are deleting their account are either not working frequently on any project which required shortlink or they have found another website to shorten their links.
In case if you are deleting your account just because of their newsletter or mail you can either mark the mail as spam by clicking on spam button given at top of your mail button or unsubscribe the mail by clicking unsubscribe link given at the bottom of the mail or contact customer service to do so.
A Little Bit about Company
Bitly website was founded by Peter Stern in 2008 and currently, it is one of the best online websites to shorten link that can be accessed worldwide. As per source currently, there are more than 600 million links has been shortened by the website.
How to Delete Bitly Account
Currently, there is only one way to delete your account from Bitly Website which is given below:-
First Deactivate your Account
- Go through the following URL “https://bitly.com/” and sign-in to your account.
- Once you sign-in to your account then click on the three straight line (Hamburger) icon given at the top right side of the page.
- Once you click on that icon a pop-down menu will appear on that menu tap on your name and email address to go visit the edit profile page.
- On Edit Profile page scroll down and click on the link Deactivate Account.
Once your profile is deactivated you can send an email to support team only if you want to delete your account. Follow the process given below to permanently remove your account from bitly.
Delete your Account through Email
- Open your email account that is registered with the website.
- Now compose an email and enter the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
- On Subject Type “PROFILE DEACTIVATED: PLEASE DELETE MY ACCOUNT”.
- Now write an email regarding deleting your account sample given here and write your honest reason regarding deleting your account. After sending the mail to support team wait for at least 72 hours for the support team to respond.
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