How to delete a Mojang/Minecraft account?

Chances are very high that if you play Minecraft, you’ll have a Mojang account. But when you’re done playing Minecraft, you might be considering to close your account. In that case: Don’t look further, because I’m about to explain how you can that in the Settings of your account.

I’ll show you below with pictures how I managed to remove my profile on a desktop computer:

 1  Go to and sign in to your account

by entering your email and password

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 2  Go to my account > Settings in the main menu

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 3  Scroll down and click on delete your account? Learn how

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 4  Click on ‘Request Account Deletion’

and a message will appear afterwards:

“Instructions sent. Go look in your inbox, but please note that it may take a while for the e-mail to arrive.”

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 5  Deletion of Mojang account

is the title of the mail you have received by now. Click on the removal link in the mail (it is valid for 24 hours)

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 6  Final step – Answer your 3 security questions

and enter your password. Click on Delete my account when you’re ready.

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 ✅  Result

A message will appear: ‘Success! Your account has been deleted.’ Your Minecraft and Mojang account has now been closed.

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