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You have a Twitter account that you want to delete desperately but the problem here is that it is suspended (of all things) and now you have no idea what to do. Well, worry not. Today, we’re gonna discuss, how to delete suspended Twitter account.
But first things first.
Why did your Twitter account get suspended, in the first place?
Twitter prides itself on being a safe social media platform with a safe environment for all its users. So, whenever someone violates or appears to have violated any of the “Twitter Rules“, they take it very seriously and proceed to either temporarily or permanently suspend your account, which is really fair, to be honest.
These are the same rules which are part of the Terms and Conditions which you agree to when you sign up for the social media platform.
You can check out these “Rules” in detail on the official Twitter site but for now, we’ll discuss some of the major violations that make your account susceptible to suspension.
Reasons for Twitter Account Suspension
In order to understand how to delete a suspended Twitter account, we must first understand why your Twitter account got suspended in the first place. For that, some major reasons have been listed below.
- Spam Tweets/Behavior by you.
- Account security is at risk because your account has been hacked or other reasons which may lead to temporary suspension.
- Abusive behavior has been noticed from your account.
- Tweets from your account with threats.
- Impersonation of other persons may lead to temporary or permanent suspension.
Now that we understand suspension, we’ll discuss, how to delete a suspended Twitter account.
How To Delete Suspended Twitter account?
A suspended account can only be deleted when it’s not suspended. So, the first task of the business is to get your account unsuspended. After that, you can delete the account at ease.
But, how to get your account unsuspended?
1. Revoke suspension yourself
You can revoke suspension yourself. At the login page, it’ll ask for your email or phone number. Then, several instructions will be laid down. Follow them carefully and suspension will be lifted promptly.
2. “Un-lock” account
If your account is genuinely or mistakenly reported due to abusive or threat-oriented tweets, your account may be locked.
Again, at the login page, you’ll see that your account is locked. You’ll just have to follow the instructions carefully and your account will be unsuspended in no time.
3. Move to Appeal
This is a slightly lengthy process, but it is really the last resort in such situations. If the first two methods don’t work, then proceed to “Appeal” to the Twitter team pleading your case to them.
If they’re satisfied with your explanation, then they will unsuspend your account in no time.
Now, delete your account.
As we mentioned before, to delete suspended Twitter account, it is important to first unsuspend it. With that done, now you can easily proceed to delete the account. Job done. Congratulations!!!
Hopefully, by now, we have answered all your queries regarding how to delete suspended Twitter account.
It’s very basic once you understand the process which basically involves getting your Twitter account unsuspended and then deleting it as you do a normal account. We have mentioned about the various means through which you can unsuspend your account as well.
Now that you have understood all the important information, we’d like to take our leave.
If there is any doubt left, there is always the Comment Section to summon us at a click. Recently, Twitter added a dark mode feature. We have also written an article on how to enable dark mode in Twitter, so you get the experience of using Twitter in the dark mode.
Stay tuned for more informative articles like this one. Until next time, this is goodbye!!
No, you can’t delete your Twitter account if it’s suspended. You need to get your account unsuspended to delete it.
To delete a Twitter account permanently, simply tap on the Profile icon, then tap on the Setting and Privacy menu, then tap on Account and then, tap Deactivate.
Just follow the simple steps if you want to know your Twitter account is suspended or not. Open the browser and go to http://twitter.com/username. If your account is suspended it will show the account as suspended.
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