This guide will show you how to deactivate your Twitter account (or someone else’s if you have the login details). You can also submit a request to Twitter to remove someones account who has passed away.
Click Profile and settings on the right of the navigation bar
On the bottom of the page, click Deactivate my account. It will ask if you’re sure, and you just have to confirm.
Deactivate someone else’s account
Go to this URL, and click I want to request the deactivation of a deceased user’s account. To fill out the form, you will need the following information:
- Twitter username of the deceased
- Full name of the deceased
- Additional information (This is optional)
- Your relationship to the deceased
- Your full name
- Your email address
Once you click Submit, Twitter will send you an email so they can move forward with deactivating the account.