How to Delete Telegram Account Permanently on Android

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to delete your Telegram account permanently on Android. Deleting your account will remove all your conversations, groups, and contacts from the Telegram app. So, make sure you have backed up any important data before proceeding with the deletion.

Step 1: Open the Telegram App

To begin the process, open the Telegram app on your Android device.

Step 2: Access Settings

Once you are in the app, tap on the menu icon located at the top left corner of the screen. This will open a side menu. Scroll down and select Settings.

Step 3: Delete Your Account

In the settings menu, scroll down until you find “Privacy and Security”. Tap on it to access further options.

In the “Privacy and Security” section, locate and select “Delete My Account”.

Step 4: Enter Your Phone Number

A confirmation page will appear asking for your phone number. Enter your phone number in the provided field.

Step 5: Confirm Deletion

You will receive a verification code via SMS. Enter this code in the provided field to confirm that you want to delete your account permanently.

Step 6: Provide Feedback (Optional)

If you wish, you can provide feedback about why you are deleting your account. This step is optional but can help Telegram improve its services.


  • Once you delete your Telegram account, all your data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. So, exercise caution.
  • If you change your mind within the next 30 days after deletion, you can restore your account by logging back in with the same phone number.

That’s it! You have successfully learned how to delete your Telegram account permanently on Android. Remember, this action is irreversible, so make sure it is what you truly want before proceeding.

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