How to delete Amazon Alexa account? [Solved] (2022)

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When you use Alexa, Amazon keeps the voice recordings associated with your account to learn more about your voice. This is done to improve the accuracy of the results and to improve the services provided to you.

Now you may want to delete your Alexa account.

Wondering how to delete your Amazon Alexa account? Yes, you are at the right place to learn about deleting an Amazon Alexa account.

How to delete an Amazon Alexa account?

There are multiple steps in deleting the Amazon Alexa account.

First of all, the voice profiles need to be deleted from the devices. Then Alexa account should be deregistered from the connected devices.

If you want the entire account to be deleted, then you have to completely delete the amazon account (it is optional). 

So deleting an Amazon Alexa account depends on what extent you want to do that. 

The steps to completely delete your Alexa account is mentioned below. 

  1. Delete the Alexa voice profile.
  2. Deregister the Alexa devices from the amazon account.  
  3. Delete the  Amazon account. (Optional)

How to delete the Amazon Alexa voice profile?

Since Alexa is a voice system, your voice profiles are being stored in it. So, in order to delete the Alexa account, you need to first delete the Alexa voice profiles.

Delete the Alexa voice profiles through Alexa App

Follow the below steps to delete the Amazon Alexa voice profiles through Alexa App.

Open the Alexa app.

Click on More on the bottom bar.

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Click on Settings on the list.

Click on Alexa Privacy.

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Click on Review Voice History.

You can now see the history of Alexa requests. You can either delete all of the recordings or the required ones.

Delete the Alexa voice profiles through browser

Follow the below steps to delete the Amazon Alexa voice profiles through the browser.

Login to your Amazon account.

Click on the “Account & Lists” on the top right of the home page. Select “Manage Your Content & Devices”.

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Select “Devices” from the top.

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There you could see the devices that are connected to that amazon account. Click on Alexa.

Click on “More Actions” near the device that you want to deregister. 

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Click on the “Delete Voice Recordings”. 

Click on “Delete” to confirm removing your voice profiles from Alexa.

How to deregister the Alexa devices from the Amazon account?

The Alexa will be connected to many devices and sometimes we forget to delete the older devices which we no longer use.

So you need to first find out the old devices which are connected to Alexa and deregister from each of them.

Deregister the Alexa devices through Alexa App

Follow the below steps to deregister the Alexa devices from the Amazon account.

Open your Alexa app. 

On the home page, click on the “More” ( 3 horizontal lines) on the right bottom. 

How to deregister the Alexa devices from the Amazon account?

Click on “Settings”.

Click on “Device Settings”.

Now you can see the list of devices connected to your Alexa account.

Click on the device you want to remove.

An information screen for that device will appear.

Tap “Deregister Device” in the list of options on the device’s information screen. Confirm removal of device.

Another method to deregister the Alexa devices through Alexa App

You can also deregister the Alexa devices from the Amazon account through the following steps.

Open your Alexa app. 

Click on Devices.

Deregister the Alexa devices through Alexa App

Click on the “All Devices” on the top of the screen.

A screen appears where you can see all the devices which have already been registered. 

Click on the device which you want to deregister or remove. 

Click on the “Deregister” option. 

Deregister the Alexa devices through browser on desktop or laptop

Follow the below steps to deregister the Alexa devices through the browser on a desktop or laptop.

Login to your Amazon account.

Click on the “Account & Lists” on the top right of the home page. 

Select “Content & Devices” from that.

Select “Devices” from the top.

There you could see the devices that are connected to that amazon account. Click on the icon near the device that you want to deregister. 

Deregister the Alexa devices through browser in desktop or laptop

The information regarding that device would pop up. Click on the “Deregister” option from that. 

A confirmation to deregister is being asked. Click on the Deregister”again.

How to delete the  Amazon account? 

You can delete your Amazon account only if you want to do. It is optional and depends on what we want.

In case, if you plan to do so follow the below steps to delete the Amazon account.

Login to your Amazon account.

Scroll down to the bottom of the home page and click on the “Help” option from that.

How to delete the  Amazon account? 

Scroll down again to find the search bar and type “Close account” in that.

Select “Close Your Account” from the search result.

Click on the link given in the 1st step after “Go to”. 

Read everything and scroll to fill in the details. 

Click on the “Close My Account”. 

Wrapping Up

Hope you get an idea about how to deregister your Alexa account from Amazon. Kindly let us know if you have any queries.