Before you delete your Hushmail account, it is important to backup all your important emails, contacts, files, and documents. Also, make sure to inform those who communicate with you via your Hushmail email address and provide them with an alternate email address. Also, cancel subscriptions and clear dues (if any) associated with your Hushmail email account. And, change the email address for the associated third-party online accounts such as Facebook, Twitter etc.
Once you are done taking everything into consideration including above-mentioned suggestions, you can proceed further to delete your Hushmail account.
How to Delete Hushmail Account?
To close and delete your Hushmail email account permanently, you will need to log into your account on the Hushmail’s website and compose an encrypted email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to close and delete your Hushmail account. If you successfully send the encrypted email from your Hushmail account, your account will be closed and deleted within 2 business days.
Steps To Compose and Send an Encrypted Email
- Click on the Compose button in your Hushmail account.
- Next, enter the email address (email@example.com) in the recipient field.
- Now, compose your email requesting to close and delete your Hushmail account.
- Then, click on the Message Options.
- Select the checkbox next to the Encrypt Message
- After that, simply click on the Send button, your encrypted email will be sent to the Hushmail support team for the closure of your account.
NOTE: When you send an email to a Hushmail user, the Encrypt Message checkbox will be checked automatically.
When Your Hushmail Account will Be Closed and Deleted Permanently
- Your email account and all its content will be deleted permanently. This will be irreversible.
- As per Hushmail backup policy, some information may be stored in the backups.
- Deleting your Hushmail account will not make your information getting delete from Hushmail’s log files.
- Neither your email address will be made available for reuse nor anyone will be able to create an Hushmail email account using this email address.