OpenAI is a renowned artificial intelligence research lab that has developed some of the most advanced language models and machine learning algorithms in the world. To join the platform, you need to create an account. While OpenAI provides a wide range of cutting-edge products and services to businesses and individuals, you may decide that you no longer want to use their services and wish to delete your account.
If you are considering deleting your OpenAI account, this article will guide you through the process step-by-step. You will learn how to access your account settings, initiate the account deletion process, and confirm account deletion. It is important to note that once you have deleted your OpenAI account, you will lose access to all OpenAI services and products associated with your account, and any data associated with your account will be permanently deleted.
1. Delete ChatGPT Account via Email Support
Simply email ChatGPT support at [email protected] using the email that you registered. In the subject section input “Account Deletion Request” and for the email body enter “Please Delete my Account.” Click the Send button.
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2. Delete the Account via Help Chat
Before you get started with this method, ensure that you are logged into your Open AI account. The deletion process will only conclude successfully if the customer care agents can confirm that you are the account holder. Once you are logged in, navigate to help.openai.com.
On the OpenAI Help page, click on the Chatbox icon located in the bottom right corner of the screen then select “Send A message”.
You will have initiated a chat with a customer service attendant, share that you want your account deleted, and follow through with the prompts.
Quick Note: After submitting your deletion request, your account might stay active for a while and when account deletion is successful, you will receive a confirmation message. Please note that it may take up to 4 weeks for your request to be completed.