Crunchyroll is currently one of the world’s leading anime streaming platforms. It has tons of anime TV shows and movies, from classics to recent releases like Chainsaw Man. However, if you’ve decided to opt out of using Crunchyroll, we’ve got you covered. In this guide, we will teach you how to permanently deactivate and delete your Crunchyroll account. Check out this step-by-step guide if you need help closing your Crunchyroll account.
Delete Your Crunchyroll Account (December 2022)
If you’re not sure where to start, this guide will explain how you can deactivate/delete your Crunchyroll account. We’ve also added a section for users who want to delete someone’s account in case they leave. With that, let’s see the steps:
How to cancel your Crunchyroll membership
Before you can deactivate (read delete, explained below) your Crunchyroll account, the streaming platform will remind you that you must cancel your active subscription. When you visit the Crunchyroll account deactivation page, you are prompted to cancel your recurring membership.
So check out our guide on how to cancel your Crunchyroll subscription and end your membership without any hassle. You would have already gone through this process if you stopped using the platform some time ago. Well, as soon as you cancel your subscription, you can proceed to the following steps to delete your account.
Delete your Crunchyroll account in 3 easy steps
Before we explain in detail the process of deleting your account, we would like to clear up one unclear thing about the process. Crunchyroll doesn’t really have a specific “Delete Account” option in settings or anywhere on their website. However, the streaming company offers an “Account Deactivation” page that, well, won’t deactivate your account. Instead, it actually deletes your account forever. You cannot reactivate your account if you follow the steps below to deactivate your Crunchyroll account. Your account will be deleted forever, so read only when you decide.
With that out of the way, follow these steps to delete your Crunchyroll account on a Windows, macOS, or Linux desktop or laptop:
1. First, go to the Crunchyroll website and log in with your credentials. Then go to Crunchyroll’s account deactivation page via the link here. You won’t be able to access this page anywhere in the settings, so you have to rely on the link we provided.
2. You can choose any of the listed reasons for account deactivation and enter additional reasons in the field below. Then enter your confirmation password before clicking the “Deactivate Now” button.
3. After clicking on the deactivation button, you will see a pop-up asking for final confirmation to delete your account. A pop-up message reminds you that “you can’t undo it!” share. After you click OK, your Crunchyroll account will be deleted.
4. After the process is complete, you will see the notification “Your account has been deleted” at the top of the home page. Yes, your account has been deleted, not deactivated as you think on the support page.
Delete a Crunchyroll account for a person who has died
Although the process of closing your Crunchyroll account is not easy, it is not the hardest either. So, if you’re responsible for someone’s digital legacy after death, follow the steps above to delete that person’s Crunchyroll account if you have their login information.
On the other hand, if you do not have the deceased person’s login information, you will need to contact the Crunchyroll support team using this “Contact Page” link. and explain your situation to them.
Select “Membership” as the issue, enter your email address and put “Account Deletion Request” or “Account Deletion Request” in the subject section. Then enter your login and be sure to include the deceased user’s email address. The Crunchyroll support team will provide immediate assistance and will permanently delete your account and all data associated with it.
To close this section, we would like to remind you that it is important to delete online accounts of deceased persons to prevent identity theft and protect their accounts from hackers.
Frequently asked questions
Is Crunchyroll easy to cancel?
That! You can easily cancel your membership in just a few steps. There are many different methods depending on the payment method you use to get your membership. You can check out our guide on how to cancel your Crunchyroll subscription to get rid of it without any hassle.
Is Crunchyroll safe?
It is a completely safe and legal anime streaming platform as they have all the necessary licenses for all the content in their library.
Is it legal to watch anime on Crunchyroll?
Yes, it is perfectly legal to watch anime on Crunchyroll as it is an official platform with all the necessary licenses to stream anime like Chainsaw Man and One Piece. So you don’t have to worry about legal issues when using Crunchyroll.
How do I recover a deleted Crunchyroll account?
Well, you can’t recover a deleted account. Although Crunchyroll allows users to bomb their accounts through the “Account Deactivation” page, the platform does not deactivate the account. It permanently deletes your account on demand and then you can’t get it back. You will need to create a new Crunchyroll account and get a new subscription to watch the anime.
Permanently close your Crunchyroll account
That’s it for our guide on how to delete your Crunchyroll account. We hope we were able to provide you with a solution with clear step-by-step instructions. Stay tuned to Beebom for more articles related to anime streaming sites like Crunchyroll, coverage of popular anime like One Piece, Jujutsu Kaisen and more. Well, before you delete your account, watch some popular anime. Also tell us the reason why you decided to delete your account in the comments below.