How To Delete Any Pixiv Account In Seconds

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How To Delete Any Pixiv Account In Seconds

Like Instagram accounts, artists use Pixiv accounts to share their artworks with millions of people online. While the website is based in Japan, it still attracts 50 million users worldwide. It's relatively easy to sign up, but many users don't know how to .

Inactive social media accounts don't just attract unwanted spam to your email address. Unused accounts are easily accessed by hackers, who can steal your credit card or banking information. If you're no longer using a Pixiv account, let DoNotPay help you delete it.

How Can I Delete My Pixiv Account?

Pixiv says that anyone is free to by following these steps:

  1. Visit the 'Leave Pixiv' page.
  2. Enter your password.
  3. Confirm your request.

It seems simple, but many people can't locate the 'leave Pixiv' page because it's buried in customer support articles. You can't delete your account from your settings page or profile.

If you've forgotten your password, you won't be able to delete your account until you request a new one. It usually isn't too much of a problem, but it can extend the whole deletion process.

The new password will be sent to the email address associated with your account. If that email address is defunct (or you don't remember the password.), you'll have to contact Pixiv support for more help.

You also have to wait at least two weeks for the deletion request to be processed. During that time, you won't be able to use your email address to make a new account. You may also still see unwanted emails from Pixiv in the meantime.

Deleting your Pixiv can also be confusing because Pixiv manages multiple websites. Even if you deactivate your Pixiv account, your information will remain on FANBOX and BOOTH (if you signed up with Pixiv). DoNotPay also has a Manage Subscriptions product to help you keep track of these accounts.

To recap, here are your options for deleting a Pixiv Account:

Can I Delete My Pixiv Account With DoNotPay?

Always. The process is easy to understand, and we swiftly address any deletion request.

EmailIf you don't have your password on hand, you can write a support request on this page. Within a day or two, you should receive a reply at the email address you provided on the form.
In-PersonNo, Pixiv is exclusively an online art and writing gallery.
Live ChatPixiv does not offer a live chat service.
MailPixiv does not say that you're permitted to send mail to its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
PhonePixiv doesn't have a public phone number.
WebsiteWhile this is the most straightforward method offered by Pixiv, it's impossible if you don't have your login credentials.

What Happens if I Don't Delete an Inactive Pixiv Account?

When you sign up for a Pixiv account, you have to provide the following personal details:

  • Your email address
  • A legal name or nickname
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Payment information (if signing up for a premium membership)
  • Your IP address
  • Your address (if you've won a contest or purchased goods)

Pixiv discloses this information in its privacy statement, stipulating that it is only collected for the user's benefit. However, if someone were to access your account, they could use those details for criminal purposes.

The older your account is, the more likely it will be targeted by hackers during data breaches. These individuals know that you're not paying attention to it and may have forgotten about the account completely.

Pixiv required all its users with unsecured passwords to change them last year. However, since the site had already been running for 15 years, there's a good chance your old account could have been accessed.

The DoNotPay Process of Deleting a Pixiv Account

When it comes to internet security, it's always better to be safe than sorry. Deleting old accounts can help, but it's not easy if you can't find your Pixiv password.

If you want to delete an old Pixiv account but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 7 easy steps:

  1. Go to Delete Old Accounts product on DoNotPay.

  2. Select the type of account you are trying to delete, such as email, streaming service, social media, gaming, eCommerce, and more.

  3. Tell us more about your account, including usernames and associated emails / phone numbers.

  4. Help us verify your account ownership by entering the date you first created the account, when you last logged in, any payment methods saved under the account, etc.

  5. Upload photographic evidence if you have any that can help prove your account ownership.

  6. Enter any last known or previously used passwords.

  7. Enter your contact information and submit the task!

After hitting submit, DoNotPay will:

  • Process your request quickly and accurately
  • Never spam you with requests for extra information
  • Officially demand that your account be deleted, in complete accordance with privacy laws.

DoNotPay Can Delete Any Account in One Click

DoNotPay's services aren't just limited to Pixiv. Here are just a few of the many accounts we can help you terminate:

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