How to Delete Phonepe account: Hey Guys, Welcome to Techyguide. If you are here searching for method to delete your phonepe account then you have come to the right place.
Here we have explained things to do before you delete your account so simply follow the steps and delete your account without any issues.
How to delete phonepe account
Before you delete your account make sure you have unliked your Bank accounts, Removed linked ATM cards, Closed your Wallet, and then do follow these steps.
We have explained how to remove bank account, Close the wallet, and remove the card below.
Also check: How to add Bank Account on phonepe
Once you delete your phonepe account permanently then you won’t be able to get your account bank so think twice before closing and make sure nothing is linked with phonepe and once deleted then everything is gone.
- Open your phonepe account and click on your profile icon.
- Now click on the question mark icon which is on the top right corner.
- It will now option help windows, Simply select My phonepe Profile.
- In profile, details select the option my phonepe account details.
Once again reminding: Once you deactivate your account then you will not be able to create your account once again using the deactivated mobile number. so think twice before deactivating the account. You can also remove all the bank accounts from your phone pe account instead of deleting them permanently.
- Now it shows some more option about your account and the last second option is permanently delete my phonepe account.
- I want to change my phonepe mobile number
- I am surrendering my SIM card
- I have another Phonepe Account
- I am not happy with phonepe.
In the first option “I want to change my phonepe mobile number” before you deactivate your account it will do the following things.
Pending funds, Order cancellation and bookings Withdraw all the money from the wallet, unlink bank accounts, reward coupons, etc. Make sure you check your account before deactivating your account.
If everything is checked then simply click on the deactivate account and it will again ask you confirmation questions, Answer them and you will be able to deactivate and your account will be reviewed and will be deactivated in two working days.
The second option, “I am surrendering my SIM card” is similar to the above first option. Make sure you read everything written in this dropdown option and then only deactivate it.
The third option “I have another Phonepe Account” is the same as the first one. Check the account and once deleted you won’t get anything.
In the last option “I am not happy with phonepe” you will not have any other option to deactivate but you will find contact support and ask them to deactivate your account.
Check wallet Balance and transfer to Bank
Before deleting your account phonepe suggest that you check your balance and if there is any amount then transfer it to your bank. Below we have shared how to check and transfer your waller money to your bank account.
Checking Wallet Balance
- Goto Phonepe Home page on your app and click on Wallet Topup which is on Recharge & Pay Bills.
- Now it will show you the available balance on your Phonepe Wallet.
Sending money to Bank.
- Now go back to phonepe home and click on Question mark on top right corner.
- Select the option Wallets and phonepe Giftcards >> Phonepe Wallet >> Reactvating/Closing Wallet >> How do i close my Phonepe Wallet.
Note: Before you close your account wallet make sure your bank account is linked with phonepe so that your wallet balance will be sent to your linked bank account. If your bank is not linked then simply click on the beneficiary bank account and add your bank account.
- Now scroll down till the end and click on Close wallet button.
- It will now ask you why you are deactivating your account. Select the option you want and click on Confirm & Deactivate Wallet
- Once again it will ask for your conformation with a message that you will not be able to re-open your wallet.
- Simply click on Deactivate wallet and select yes and your wallet will be closed and money will be sent to your linked bank account.
Unlink your Bank accounts
Another suggestion by phonepe is to unlink your bank account before deleting your phonepe account completely. We already have a detailed guide on how to remove a bank account on phonepe so just follow that guide.
Delete Saved Cards
Phonepe also suggests removing saved Debit/Credit cards from your account before you close your account. Follow the steps and learn how to remove your ATM card.
- Goto your Profile and it you have linked any of your Card then it will show you the linked cards.
- View all payment methods and it will show all the linked cards.
- Click on the card you want to delete and you will now see option to remove card.
- Simply remove the card and you are done deleing your saved cards.
Sell Gold if any:
Have you made any investment through phone pay? if no then no issues but if yes then make sure you clear your investments like gold etc.. from phonepe first.
We hope that you have all the linked bank accounts and other things like Gold, Wallet money, Linked cards, etc before deleting your account and assume that you have deleted your account successfully without any issues.
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