How to Delete Coinbase Account – 5 Easy Steps

Coinbase claims to be one of the easiest places to buy and sell cryptocurrency. In this article, I will share how to delete Coinbase account with ease.

How to Delete Coinbase Account

You probably already know that there are two types of Coinbase accounts, the Coinbase.com account, and the Coinbase pro account.

You need to be aware that deleting your Coinbase.com account will ultimately delete your Coinbase Pro account as well, and you can only delete your account through the web version of Coinbase.com.

How to Delete Coinbase Account
How to Delete Coinbase Account
  1. Login to your Coinbase account on a web browser.
  2. On your profile page, scroll down and select Close Account.
  3. Alternatively, click on the “Activity” tab, scroll down and select Close Account.
  4. Make sure your acouunt balance is 0 before you begin.
  5. If you have any remaining balance in your wallet, send it to an external wallet or a fellow Coinbase user.
  6. Tap the “Close Account” button and you will then be prompted to enter your password.
  7. You wll get email notification to advise your Coinbase account has been closed.

How to Delete Coinbase Account on Phone

How to Delete Coinbase Account
How to Delete Coinbase Account

You can only delete your Coinbase account using your mobile phone if you sign in to your account on a mobile browser. It is currently not possible to delete or close your Coinbase account via the Coinbase app.

  1. Login to your Coinbase account on a mobile phone web browser.
  2. Click on Menu then click on Settings.
  3. Next, from the dropdown arrow click on the “Activity” tab, scroll down and select Close Account.
  4. Make sure your acouunt balance is 0 before you begin.
  5. If you have any remaining balance in your wallet, send it to an external wallet or a fellow Coinbase user.
  6. Tap the “Close Account” button and you will then be prompted to enter your password.
  7. You wll get email notification to advise your Coinbase account has been closed.
How to Delete Coinbase Account
How to Delete Coinbase Account

How to Delete Coinbase Account Without Verification

You may find that you need to verify your identity before you can delete your Coinbase account. You also need to provide some form of identification/ID verification before you can transfer funds from your wallet elsewhere.

Unfortunately, there isn’t a way to close your Coinbase account without verification, you will need to provide verification before you can transfer funds/ close your account.

I have to verify my identity first before I can do pretty much anything with those coins, even transferring to other addresses

How to Delete Coinbase Pro Account

To delete/close your Coinbase pro account, click the ‘Close Account’ button located near the bottom of the Account Activity page.

Where is the Activity Page on Coinbase

  1. Login to your Coinbase account on a mobile phone web browser.
  2. Click on Menu then click on Settings. Next, from the dropdown arrow click on the “Activity” tab.

Are Coinbase and Coinbase Pro the same account?

How to Delete Coinbase Account
How to Delete Coinbase Account

Coinbase.com and Coinbase pro are different products provided by Coinbase, although your Coinbase.com and Coinbase Pro accounts are linked, they have their own separate wallets.  They are different products and service different audiences. Coinbase Pro targets more advanced traders, who we hope will bring volume to the exchange. Coinbase is designed for retail customers and focuses on providing the easiest possible buying experience.

Can I delete my Coinbase account and make a new one?

You can delete/close your Coinbase account and create a new account if you want. It’s actually not possible to get your old Coinbase account once it has been deleted.

Can Coinbase Close your account?

Yes, Coinbase can close your account but they rarely do so. Your account will be closed if you violate the user agreement or go against their terms and conditions.

Can Coinbase be Trusted

Yes, Coinbase can be trusted. Coinbase is the largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange. Coinbase is a legitimate cryptocurrency exchange and broker”. Coinbase has very high-profile investors and has its headquarters in a very highly regulated location, San Francisco, USA.

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