Zoom Video Conferencing App has seen an unexpected surge in its usage because of the awful pandemic outbreak “Covid 19”. All the people around the globe are compelled to stay at home and do their work from home. Apart from the office & business works, people started using the Zoom video calling app to communicate with their family members & friends.
Everything was going in favor of Zoom App in this unprecedented situation until a day,where reports came out against Zoom security.
Top companies in the world like Google and Standard Chartered were first in the list to ban Zoom Video App. Many Governments have officially prohibited the usage of Zoom App in their internal meetings and that includes Indian Government.
Few of the security concerns raised about the Zoom Video Conferencing App are
- Zoombombing was a major issue it has faced. Any person can randomly guess the Meeting id, join the meeting without any authentication and prior permission.
- Complaints were raised as “ Zoom Sends data of its Users to facebook”
- Call is not end to end encrypted, so it is not guarded.
- Easy to hack Zoom account on Windows and steal login credentials
- Few of the Zoom Calls are routed through china
After seeing the aforementioned safety issues, many people have come to a conclusion that Zoom App is not reliable for Video Calling. So they opt to stay away from it. This guide is for those who are not willing to continue their bond with Zoom App and who are not aware of how to ditch Zoom App from their PC or Mobile. Those who are chomping at the bit to close Zoom Account, and uninstall it from their Android & iPhone, just follow the below guide.
How to Delete Zoom App ? [ Windows PC,mac, Android & iOS ]
Deleting the Zoom Video Conferencing is very simple and you can do it from any platform/ device. Maybe you are using Windows Computer or MAC ,Android Phone or iOS device, it doesn’t matter, Simply open the Web browser on your Device & follow the steps mentioned below.
Delete / Terminate Zoom App [ For Free Users ]
These particulars are for Zoom Account Holders with Basic Plan i.e. for Free Users.
Right of the bat , Open Zoom application on your web browser and login to the account with the username & password you have created earlier.
Move on to the Zoom Account page by clicking on the Hamburger menu at the top left.
Under the Account Page, Click on the Account Profile Tab.
Manually Click on the “Terminate My Account” option to delete the Zoom Account Permanently.
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How to Delete Zoom App for Paid/pro Users ?
Zoom App Paid Users can deactivate their account permanently in the same way as free users.But the only difference between free users and pro one’s is the active subscription they are holding.So they have to do away with the subscription plan.
Under the Account Management Page,Click on Billing Option and proceed to the current plan tab. Hit on the Cancel Subscription option.
Zoom will ask for your confirmation once again, whether you are really willing to shed the subscription plan.Click on the Cancel subscription button.
Now head to the profile page and point the cursor over the “Terminate my account” and click it.
That’s it, you are victorious in deleting the Zoom account on your Phone or PC.
Is there any possibility to Temporarily Deactivate Zoom Account ?
At this moment you are interested or not feeling secure in using Zoom App.But this may not be the case after a few days. You may look to reinstate your zoom account. For such people, instead of deleting the Zoom Account permanently they pick the middle way i.e. turn off the zoom account temporarily.
There is no direct button to click on, to temporarily delete the Zoom Web conference account.
Simple Stratagem is to move to the Profile page and click on “Sign me out from all Devices” and keep your account idle, until the time you find it necessary to activate.
If you are looking for a way to close a zoom account on the App ?
To Cut Long story short, we recommend terminating the zoom account on the web browser. Later you can uninstall Zoom App from your Android & iPhone effortlessly.
So you have successfully removed the Zoom Account from your Android & iPhone.What next ? Is it possible for you to live without a video Calling app in this pandemic situation ? of course no..
Are you looking for a top of the line Video calling App, which is a perfect zoom alternative ? then we recommend you to read our article on “ best Web Conferencing Apps for Android & iPhone”.