How to Delete TeraBox Account: Step by Step Guide

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TeraBox is a great option for those seeking free cloud storage with generous space to back up their photos and videos. Its popularity has surged in recent years, with over 100 million users taking advantage of its 1 TB of free storage. For many users, this is ample space to store their important data securely online.

However, sometimes, you might want to delete your TeraBox account – perhaps you’re switching to a different service or simply need a fresh start.

Important Note: If privacy or security concerns are the reason you’re considering deleting your TeraBox account, we recommend reading our review ‘Is TeraBox Safe?‘ before proceeding. This will help you make an informed decision.

08 Steps on How to Delete TeraBox Account

Since most people use TeraBox on their phones, you might expect to find the deletion option within the app itself. However, the option to delete your TeraBox account isn’t easily found in the app’s navigation. And if you’re reading this, you’ve likely noticed that already!

Don’t worry, the option is available right in the app, and I’ll guide you through the account deletion process step-by-step.


Deleting your account will permanently erase all your data from TeraBox. There’s no way to recover it afterward. Always download and back up your important files before proceeding. Additionally, if you have a TeraBox premium subscription, it will be canceled immediately.

Okay, let’s get started! Below are the 8 easy steps to delete your TeraBox account:

Step 1: Log in to your TeraBox Account

The first step in deleting your TeraBox account is to log in to TeraBox mobile app using your email and password. If you signed up using Google or Facebook, you can also log in through those services.

If you have more than one TeraBox account, be sure to double-check that you’re logged in to the correct account before proceeding.

TeraBox App Navigation Menu

Step 2: Go to Settings

Step 3: Go to Security Center

In the app settings, locate the ‘Security Center’ option. This is where you’ll find the option to delete your account.

Available Options in TeraBox Settings Menu
Available Options in TeraBox Security Center

Step 4: Tap on ‘Delete Account’

In the Security Center, You’ll see ‘Deleting an Account’ option (usually found at the bottom). Tap on this to proceed.

Step 5: Read the Risks Carefully

TeraBox will present a warning about the risks of deleting your account. Read this information carefully. Deleting your account is irreversible, and you will permanently lose access to your data, premium subscription (if applicable), and the account itself.

TeraBox may also provide a feedback section where you can explain your reasons for deleting your account. This helps them improve their service.

Caution and Feedback Page Before Account Deletion
Final Confirmation Before Account Deletion

Step 6: Confirm Account Deletion

Once you understand the risks and are ready to delete the account, tap ‘Delete Account’. A popup will appear asking for confirmation.

Tap ‘Confirm’ to finalize the deletion process.

Step 7: Provide Security Verification

TeraBox will ask you to re-enter your email and password to confirm your identity and ensure it’s you who has authorized the account deletion.

Even at this step, you can stop the deletion process by not providing your credentials.

Identity Verification Before Account Deletion
Successful Account Deletion Message

Step 8: Acknowledge Deletion

Once you have provided your credentials in the security verification step, TeraBox will immediately erase your data. A popup message will appear to inform you that your account has been successfully deleted.

You can acknowledge the message to go back to the new account sign up page.

What Happens After You Delete Your TeraBox Account?

Once TeraBox has confirmed your account deletion, all of your data is immediately and permanently erased from their servers. Any active premium memberships will be canceled immediately.

TeraBox does not offer the option to retrieve your data after deletion. You’ll be automatically logged out of all devices where you were previously logged in. However, files you’ve already downloaded to your mobile phone or computer’s local storage will remain unaffected.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? Find answers in our frequently asked questions.

Yes, if you’re considering deleting your account because of excessive ads, you can completely remove them by upgrading to their premium subscription, which starts at $3.49/month.  

While there aren’t official ways to remove ads without subscribing, you might find helpful workarounds in our guide on how to remove ads in TeraBox without a subscription.

No, simply uninstalling TeraBox from your mobile device or computer will not delete your account. To fully delete your account, you’ll need to follow the step-by-step guide mentioned above.

Unfortunately, TeraBox doesn’t allow you to transfer your subscription to another account before deleting your current one. Any active subscriptions will be canceled upon deletion.

Yes, you can create a new account with the same email ID. However, you won’t be able to retrieve any data associated with your previous one. To preserve your data, consider manually backing it up before deletion and then uploading it to your new account.

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