Are you a super crazy gamer who lost interest in Blizzard Entertainment’s Battle.net and searching how to withdraw your account?
You’re at the right place because, in this article, I’m going to explain how to uninstall Blizzard games and how to delete Battle.net account.
I have already explained the procedures of deleting the Clash Of Clans account, and now, it is for Blizzard games!
The Blizzard games is a popular platform for the game lovers that has a massive collection of games, it all requires a single Blizzard Battle.net account for all online game purchases. The account and app are free to everyone; it all needs an easy signup process.
But, there’s no way out to delete battle.net account!
Yes, you heard me right. The Blizzard hadn’t provided any official option to delete your Blizzard account permanently by yourself from your profile settings.
As most of the gaming accounts and platforms, the Blizzard account also keeps game and character information permanently saved, so that you can return and resume to access all your previous gameplays.
I’ve figured a way you might able to delete your Battle.net account permanently.
Blizzard states, they may be able to delete your account, in certain extreme circumstances, where there are any mishaps such as illegal account activity occurring from fraud or domestic disputes. It requires your proper verification of identity for sure.
If you want to proceed further to delete your account, let us first uninstall the Blizzard app?
How To Uninstall Battle.net On Mac?
As you might know, there is no control panel available for your Mac like the one in Windows. Yet within these few steps, you can remove the Blizzard app entirely from your Mac. This method doesn’t require to download any third-party software.
These steps also include removing all those service files along with their executable files. The service files are often created while you’re running the app.
If you leave them there, it might cause faulty errors to your Mac, and it can crash mac during the runtime, and even increases the startup time.
So, that you’ve decided to delete your Blizzard account, you may need not want to use their app for mac too. Here is how you can uninstall the Battle.net app on Mac.
Let’s check out how it’s done.
Step 1: Close your blizzard app first and ensure there is no related process that is active in the background. For that, you need to access the Activity Monitor.
In Activity Monitor, find the Battle.net process and select it by a single click on the process name. Now click the Quit Process button to terminate it.
Step 2: Once all those Battle.net app processes are terminated, Head to the finder and open Applications. Find and right-click on the Battle.net icon and click Move To Trash to delete it.
Step 3: Now, let’s find and remove its unnecessary service files created during the game run. These leftovers of blizzard applications are stored in the System Library folder by default.
Apple had made these folders hidden to avoid the user from deleting essential system files that are required for a smooth run.
- Click Go in the menu bar.
- Select Go to Folder.
- Type ~/Library in the search field and click on Go.
This will open the Library folder. Check the following subfolders to exist in the Library folder, which is associated with the Battle.net or Blizzard.
~/Library/Saved Application State/…
- Make sure you move these files to the trash.
Step 4: Finally, make sure you have been removed these files entirely from your system by clearing your trash. To empty the trash right click on the Trash icon, click Secure Empty Trash, and then select Empty Trash to confirm the deletion.
These above steps will help you uninstall the Battle.net app and delete related log files manually. Before deleting any files from the Applications and Library, make sure that you are removing the correct one.
Otherwise, it can result in the malfunctioning of your Mac OS. Therefore, do take time and identify the right file before deletion.
Change in mind? If you want to reinstall and continue with the old Player Data of Blizzard Battle.net app, you don’t need to worry, and they have got you covered.
All your player data is saved on the Blizzard’s server and is available to restore in any computer.
How To Delete A Blizzard Account?
Now, that you’ve done removing the Blizzard app from your Mac, let us see How to Delete Blizzard Account. This process will involve removing your personal information and deleting the account permanently.
Before advancing to Delete your account, you should know that this might lead to losing your account permanently, and you may not recover your details or restore later once after they have completed your request.
Information that will be removed from your account includes:
- Contact information (email, phone number, etc.)
- Saved payment methods
- Security details
There will also be a permanent loss of your
- Purchase history
- Any remaining Blizzard Balance
- Purchased games, codes, promotions, and in-game items
- Game accounts and all game progress
- Communications with Blizzard Customer Support
If you are okay with losing all your data mentioned above, then you need to create a request asking to remove personal information from your account.
Once they have proceeded with the expurgation request will be removing or anonymizing all your personal information from your blizzard account.
Note: You will be asked to submit any valid government issue photo ID for verification purposes. Be clear and brief while contacting the support.
Contacting Blizzard Support
You can contact the support team to delete your Blizzard account!
1. Over E-mail
You can compose an email explaining that you require to close your battle.net account permanently. Mail from the same email address which you use to sign in to your Battle.net account.
Make sure you write Delete Battle.net’s account in the subject field and send the email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Over Phone
You can request to delete your account by phone, call the Blizzard’s account services department at 800-592-5499.
3. Over Website
Go to Battle.Net Support website, and file a ticket in the online support.
First, you need to select I have an issue with my account.
Then select I want to change something in my account. Finally, explain the reason why you want to delete your account with your associated email ID and click on Continue.
The requests can take up to 30 days to complete the process.
If you want your profile back?
Blizzard allows you to withdraw your account deletion request within a period of up to 10 days, submit a request to cancel it. You can ping them with messages like “I’d like to cancel my account deletion request.”
In this above-given way, you can delete Blizzard account successfully, which will remove all your personal information associated with your Blizzard account. Also, you should have a few things in mind while playing the games on the web.