It is extremely simple to delete your Playstation 4 account if you reach that point, whether it’s because you have a new system or because you’ve had enough of the account and don’t want it to fall into the wrong hands.
To delete an account from your Playstation system, you must first determine if you wish to do so. Or if you wish to delete a PSN-accessible account, as the procedures for doing so varies slightly.
Whatever method you select, we offer a thorough, step-by-step tutorial you can use to quickly deactivate your Playstation 4 account.
Method 1 Deleting A PS4 account
If you only want to delete an account from your Playstation without shutting down PSN, use this technique.
Go To Settings
Using this method, all you need is your console to delete an account.
Start by turning on the Playstation, then scroll all the way to the right and select Settings once you are on the main menu.
Find Login Settings
You can play around with a lengthy number of choices from this point on to modify the console’s settings.
You can change your login settings towards the top. To bring up a few additional alternatives, click this.
After you are in Login Settings, five options will appear.
Right near the bottom, under User Management, is the one you want.
A list of the profiles on your system will appear once you click Delete User.
Simply choose the one you wish to delete, click delete, then confirm your choice to wipe the account from your system for good.
Method 2 Deleting A PSN account
It is possible to delete a PSN account that is linked to Sony’s online network, but it will take a little more work.
To begin with, this is only accessible through the Playstation official website. So, having access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or other mobile device is ideal.
Support Contact Page
The first step is to go to the official Playstation website and select Support from the toolbar menu at the top of the page.
You will then be taken to Playstation’s home page for help.
Account And Security
You will then be presented with a few options.
On the next page that loads after clicking Account & Security in the upper left, select Account Management to display a small drop-down option.
Close An Account
When you select the Close an Account option from this menu, a screen detailing the rights and privileges you will forfeit by closing your PSN account will appear.
After reviewing this information, if you want to proceed and are comfortable with it, scroll to the bottom and click the Support Playstation button.
Contact Playstation Support
To confirm the problem, scroll to Change Online ID & Other Account Questions on this last page and click the Account & Security box.
You will then be prompted to either call Playstation support or speak to them through a live chat to request shutting down your PSN account.
Deleting a regular account from your Playstation 4 can be done quite quickly and easily, but if you are planning to close down an account on the PSN, always make sure you know the features you will be locked out of first.