How to: disable an Ask.FM account

How to: disable an Ask.FM account

disable an account

The anonymous question and answer platform hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons during the summer of 2013.

A disturbing rise in the incidents of cyber bullying carried out using Ask.FM has been implicated as a contributing factor in the suicides of several teens in recent months.

If you or your teen has had enough of Ask.FM, read on to discover the steps needed to disable an account.

Disable an account

There have been queries from some parents whose children cannot disable their account due to losing their password. Fear not, it’s very easy to get a new password and with a few clicks, to deactivate the account in question.

Log out of and then try and login again. You will see lost password text, click on this. Then follow the instructions to re-set your password.

disable an account

Once you are logged in again, click on settings and at the bottom of the page, click on Disable account.
disable an account


On the next screen, enter your password and once again click on Disable account.

For the last time, click on Disable account.


The account has successfully been deactivated, should you wish to activate it again, the option is there for you to do so.

Talk to someone

Worried about something you have seen online or concerned about your child? Childline and the National Parents Council Primary offer free advice and support service.

Childline is a support service for young people up to the age of 18.There is a 24hr telephone, online and mobile phone texting service.

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The National Parents Council Primary enables and empowers parents to be effective partners in their children’s education.

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