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How to delete a Backpage account?

On Backpage you can place free classified ads for houses, jobs, pets,… To place an ad, you need to create a profile. But when you have no intent to sell anymore stuff on their website, you might of course be considering to remove your account. In that case: I can tell you that all it takes, is 1 email to their Support email addres. 

I’ll show you below the one single email you need to send to remove your profile from their website and their reply (with screenshots):

 1  Write an email to

All you need to do is ask them to close your account and send them your name & email address.

Your e-mail could be looking like this:


Subject: Request to delete my account & personal data


Dear customer support of Backpage,
I created an account on your website and want to close it again. 
Can you delete my profile please?
> Name: [your name]
> Email associated with the account: [your email address]
Thanks in advance for helping me out.
Kind regards,
[your name]

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 ✅  Result

In my case, I received an answer from the customer support 1 hours later, confirming me that they’re sorry to see me go. I tried to login and indeed: I was unable to sign in so my account had been removed. Mission accomplished!

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2 thoughts on “How to delete a Backpage account?”

  1. Hello, I had a “friend” create an account with an email address but as of late, I realized the password to said email had been changed. I feel very unsafe with the information disclosed and I’d like all associations with he profile banished please. Thanks so much for your time.

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