Memrise is one of the most popular language-learning platforms on the internet and many people use it to learn the languages of their choice.
It’s reliable and really does help you learn a new language, and it is really engaging and entertaining. (Check out ‘Memrise Review‘)
But there may come a day when you don’t want to use Memrise anymore and like most other things, Memrise offers you the ability to delete your account whenever you want to.
If you no longer want to use Memrise and you are ready to delete your account, then you have come to the right place.
In this article, we will show you exactly how to delete Memrise account, so read on to find out exactly what you need to do.
How To Delete Memrise Account
Even when a platform is really good, there can still be lots of reasons why you no longer want to have an account.
Maybe you have learned your desired language and you don’t want to learn another one. Whatever the reason, Memrise offers you the ability to delete your account.
You can delete your account both on the web browser and via the app, so let’s take a look at both ways now.
Deleting A Memrise Account From The Web Browser
If you use the web browser version of the platform more, then you will probably want to delete it via the web browser too.
To delete it this way, simply follow the steps below and your account will be deleted in no time at all.
- Go to the Memrise website and log into your account via the browser.
- Once you have logged in, you will be taken to the homepage. Simply click on your profile from here which can be found in the top right corner.
- As soon as you have done this, click on Settings next.
- When you get to the Settings page, simply click on the Delete Account tab which can be found on the top navigation bar menu.
- Now, scroll down a bit and tick the checkbox which says “I am sure I want to delete my account”.
- You will then have to type in your password.
- Once you have typed your password in, click on the Delete Account button.
- Finally, a confirmation box will appear saying “Are you absolutely sure? This action is irreversible!”. If you are completely sure that you want to delete your account, simply click on Yes.
Your account will now be deleted and if you want to use Memrise again, you will have to create a new account and start from scratch.
Deleting A Memrise Account From The App
If you would prefer to delete your Memrise account from the app, then it is just as straightforward and you can do it on the go rather than having to wait until you are at your computer.
To delete your Memrise account from the app, simply follow these steps:
- First, open the Memrise app on your phone.
- Once you open it, log on to your account.
- Then, tap on your Profile icon which can be found in the right corner of the app.
- As soon as you have done that, tap on the settings icon.
- In the settings tab, scroll down and tap on the Help option.
- You will then need to scroll down again and to the profile settings.
- Once here, tap on How can I delete my account?
- You will then see an instruction that will tell you how to delete your account. You will be given a direction that is the same as above, but if you want a more direct way, simply tap on the “here” link.
- Now, the link will open up and you simply need to enter your email and password and log on to your account.
- Once you have done this a delete page will appear. You then want to tick the checkbox which says “I’m sure I want to delete my account”.
- After you have checked the box, enter your password.
- Now, tap on the Delete Account button.
- Finally, a confirmation box will appear. It will say “Are you absolutely sure? This action is irreversible!”. As long as you are sure that you want to delete your account, simply tap on Yes.
Your account will now be deleted and you will need to create a new account if you ever want to use the Memrise app again.
Canceling Your Memrise Subscription
If you are planning on deleting your Memrise account, it is very important that you first cancel your Memrise subscription.
If you do not cancel the subscription first, you won’t be able to access the courses on your account and you may need to keep paying for them. (See also ‘Is Memrise Free?‘)
This is because subscriptions are not automatically canceled when accounts are deleted.
Canceling your Memrise subscription is a straightforward process and you can cancel it from the website, Apple App Store, or Google Play Store.
Canceling Via The Website
Use this option if you have paid for a subscription using web payments such as PayPal or credit cards. This is a really straightforward process, so just follow the steps below.
- First, log in to your Memrise account.
- Next, click on the Profile icon which can be found in the top right corner.
- Now, click on Settings which can be found in the dropdown menu.
- Once you have done that, click on Account.
- Finally, click on Cancel Subscription.
Canceling Via The Apple App Store
If you have subscriptions that you made to Memrise via the Apple App Store, then use the steps below to cancel this way. This is also straightforward and easy, and won’t take you very long.
- First, go to Settings, followed by [Your Name]> iTunes & App Store from your Apple device.
- Next, tap on your Apple ID which can be found at the top of the screen.
- Tap View Apple ID. You may need to log in to your account at this stage.
- Tap on Subscriptions.
- Now, select the Memrise Subscription.
- Tap on Cancel Subscription. This will cancel any subscriptions you have and your subscription and payments will stop at the end of your current billing cycle.
Canceling Via The Google Play Store
If you use an Android device, you will have to cancel via the Google Play Store account instead. This method is just as straightforward as the others, so use the steps below to cancel.
- Open the Google Play Store on your Android Device.
- Tap on the three horizontal line icon.
- Now, click on Subscriptions.
- Find your Memrise subscription.
- Finally, select Cancel subscription. Like on the Apple App Store, your subscription and payments will stop at the end of your current billing cycle.
It is quite easy and straightforward to delete your Memrise account. You can do it in a few ways and as long as you follow the instructions we have provided exactly, you will have no issues in deleting your account.
Just remember to cancel any Memrise subscriptions before you delete the account. If you don’t, you won’t be able to access the account settings page to cancel them and you may have to continue paying for the subscription.
Once you have canceled your Memrise membership, you can easily delete your account!