How to Delete a Merrill Edge Account Easily
You can open a Merrill Edge trading account with a $0 balance and get instant access to cutting-edge trading tools and high-profit investment opportunities. However, when you want to know details, you're up for a bit of a challenge. Unlike other online trading companies, Merrill Edge doesn't provide online chat support. Moreover, it also lacks a large, nationwide network of physical branches where you can solve problems in person. Fortunately, closing your Merrill Edge account is always easy with DoNotPay.
DoNotPay has extensive experience in resolving problems with online accounts and handling challenging customer service issues. With the DoNotPay Delete Old Accounts product, you can get rid of your Merrill Edge account even if you've forgotten your account password, no longer have the same email address, or have recently changed to a new phone number. Delete Old Accounts from DoNotPay allows you to bypass frustrating logins, two-factor authentication, and confusing account closure requirements.
Why Should You Delete Your Merrill Edge Account?
Learning that you're no longer using is always advisable. It is one of the best things that you can do to protect your most sensitive personal and financial information. Online accounts that are old and inactive can compromise your overall data security. If you don't close them, you run the risk of identity theft. That's because these accounts are rarely tracked and monitored. If someone can access the information from your Merrill Edge account, it may be months or even longer before you're aware.
How to Delete Your Merrill Edge Account
The first step in deleting your Merrill Edge account is contacting your broker or company authority. If you're leaving Merrill Edge because you're unhappy with the service your broker has provided, you can speak with an operations manager or a branch manager instead. You have the option of calling Merrill Edge at 1-877-653-4732 to speak with a company representative about account closure. If you're placing this call from outside the U.S., you can call 1-609-818-8900. Be prepared to share your account number, the phone number currently listed on your account profile, and other identifying details.
How to Delete Merrill Edge Account Details Online
To delete your Merrill Edge account without calling in, you'll need to:
- Log in to your Merrill Edge account using your user ID and password
- Sell all of your trading positions
- Transfer cash out of your Merrill Edge account to a linked banking account
- Use the internal messaging system to alert the broker of your intent
You can also use the Merrill Edge app to complete these steps. Remember that you may be required to pay closure fees for certain investment account types.
Next Steps for Deleting Your Merrill Edge Account if You Can't Do It on Your Own
If you haven't used your Merrill Edge account in a while, you may be missing a few key details necessary for closing your account on your own. Whether you use the company's internal messaging system or call in, you will need to remember the phone number that's been stored in your profile. It could be problematic if you've recently changed phone numbers and can't remember your old one.
You'll also have a hard time accessing your account details if you've forgotten either your username or password. Given that you won't have access to a live chat platform and you may not be able to visit a local branch, dealing with account lockouts can be incredibly frustrating. The good news is that if you ever find yourself with a locked Merrill Edge account that you can't close, you use DoNotPay to solve the problem.
Alternative Ways to Delete Your Account
The last thing you want to do in deleting your account is to remember your old login details. However, if you want to take that path, here are some things you may do:
|You’re lucky if you have used a password manager for a long time. Open your password manager and locate the account you want to delete. It’s too easy to log back into the account and delete it.
|Access the email you have used to register for the account. Check if you have saved a copy of your login details to your inbox folder.
|Access the website where you want to delete your account. Click on “Forgot Password?” and follow the prompts. Hope that the mobile number or email address you are using now is the same as what is registered on your account.
If you don’t want to do the above-stated processes, let DoNotPay do the work for you.
Delete Your Merrill Edge Account With DoNotPay
DoNotPay makes closing your Merrill Edge account both easy and stress-free. It remains true even if you've forgotten your access credentials or the phone number or email address that's stored in your account. Delete Old Accounts from DoNotPay will take care of everything for you, and with little effort on your part.
If you want to delete old accounts but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 7 easy steps:
- Go to Delete Old Accounts product on DoNotPay.
- Select the type of account you are trying to delete, such as email, streaming service, social media, gaming, eCommerce, and more.
- Tell us more about your account, including usernames and associated emails / phone numbers.
- 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.
- Upload photographic evidence if you have any that can help prove your account ownership.
- Enter any last known or previously used passwords.
- Enter your contact information and submit the task!
And that's it! DoNotPay will submit a demand letter to the service provider on your behalf, verifying your account ownership and requesting for your account to be deleted. We'll also ask for all of your data associated with the account to be deleted under the rights granted to you through data privacy regulations. You should hear back from them directly via email for more updates regarding your issue if they have any further questions or concerns.
Why Use DoNotPay to Delete Your Merrill Edge Account?
Getting in contact with a live person at Merrill Edge isn't always easy. It is especially true for customers with old accounts that they're ready to close. You can bypass the stress and hassle of phoning in, searching for a branch office or resetting account passwords when you use DoNotPay. Using DoNotPay is the best way to circumvent the traditional login and account closure processes. The Delete Old Account product from DoNotPay is:
- Easy to use
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Acknowledging the online security risks of having old, unused accounts is critical. Once you do, you may realize that you have quite a few unused accounts to close. Fortunately, DoNotPay can help expedite all of your old account closures - and with just one click! With DoNotPay, you can close your accounts with:
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