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How to close instructables account? Answered

How can I close account, as I obviously haven't been using it?

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kurt20150 (author)2017-12-14
lemonie (author)2009-08-17

TOS 11 says "You agree that Instructables, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account, and remove and discard any content within the Service, for any reason, including and without limitation, the lack of use-"
Keep not using it and they may tidy you up.

Like Kiteman says: change the e-mail, maybe drop a comment on your orangeboard that says "go ahead delete me - I've gone for good"?


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ThunderBow98 (author)lemonie2013-02-27

Hi I want to change my account name.... how do I do that? Thanks

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Kiteman (author)2009-08-17

Just because you don't use it at the moment, there's no need to close it. After all, it's not costing you anything, and it isn't generating spam.

You may need to use the account at some point in the future, or you may find an inspirational project turn up in the newsletter, so don't close your account, just leave it ready. If you object to the newsletter, simply change your email preferences so that you no longer receive it.

Having said all that, if you really, desperately, need to delete your account, then you need to contact one of the "about" team (link at the bottom of the page) - PM them directly with your request.

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