How To Delete Your Turnitin Account

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How To Delete Your Turnitin Account

Finishing school often involves forgetting about the digital tools you use on a nearly daily basis almost immediately. However, it is better to learn that your campus does not delete after you graduate. Here is an overview of how DoNotPay can help you delete your Turnitin account.

How to Delete a Turnitin Account by Yourself

Instructors and administrators can delete their Turnitin accounts within the administrator homepage. However, the site does not appear to provide instructions for deleting a student account or the papers you have uploaded to the site once you have left your school or university. You may learn by contacting Turnitin directly through email, phone, or social media. However, choosing DoNotPay is a much faster and easier option that saves you the headache of trying several options yourself.

Reasons to Delete Your Turnitin Account

Once you graduate from high school or college or even finish a specific class that requires you to create a Turnitin account, chances are you will never have a reason to use it again. Deleting your account as soon as it makes sense to do so can get the site's obnoxious marketing emails out of your inbox and help protect your personal information in case the company experiences a data breach in the future.

Taking this step early on is especially important if you used your student email address to create your account, as most schools and universities will delete your email account within a relatively short amount of time after your last semester, which can make it much harder to access and delete your Turnitin account.

Issues You Might Run Into Deleting Your Turnitin Account

Turnitin's instructions for deleting an account are vague at best and may not provide you with much reassurance that your data will be deleted. Instructors or other administrators may delete their accounts or remove student users from the administrator homepage. However, the site does not provide information about deleting anything from the student side of the platform.

Although your instructor will likely delete your information once you finish a course, you cannot be certain this has happened without contacting your instructor. Both students and administrators may lose access to their accounts if their campus email addresses change or are deleted altogether.

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:

Password ManagerYou’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.
EmailAccess 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.
Recovering PasswordsAccess 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 Turnitin Account With the Help of DoNotPay

If you want to delete old accounts 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!

Why Use DoNotPay to Delete Turnitin Account

Because Turnitin does not provide clear guidelines for getting rid of your personal information, many students do not get past scanning the site for a "Delete My Account" button. However, leaving your Turnitin account intact and untouched for the rest of your life could cause various problems for you in the future. Choosing DoNotPay is a better option because it is:

  • Faster than waiting for replies from multiple attempts at reaching out
  • Easier than figuring out who might be able to help you
  • More convenient than wasting time trying to delete an old account when you have more important things to do

DoNotPay Works Across All Companies With the Click of a Button

Our account deletion process is just as quick and easy, no matter what type of account you want to delete. If you're looking to improve your online privacy by getting rid of accounts you do not need, we can help you delete your:

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

We can also assist you with handling a wide range of tasks and services with the click of a button, such as:

  1. Obtaining pet licenses
  2. Obtaining marriage and birth certificates
  3. Removing your personal information from a variety of platforms
  4. Suing platforms that violate their end of a contract
  5. Obtaining rental car upgrades

At DoNotPay, we know you have better things to do than trying to delete an old account from a company that does not provide helpful information. Contact us today to get started!

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