I'm trying to delete only my client account. It has no members or active contracts.
The problem is that the link for account deletion in the Client settings section is the same for deleting the freelancer account.
A friend of mine who was new to Upwork accidentally created a client account for the first time. Then, he created a freelancer account and tried to delete the client account. What happened next is that all of his accounts were deleted.
The same is happening with me. The only difference is that I'm not able to delete my freelancer account because I have an open contract as freelancer.
Anyway, I'm not trying to delete my freelancer account, but the client account deletion link points to the wrong location.
1. Select my client account in the upper right corner.
2. Go to Settings > My Info
3. Link for account deletion is https://www.upwork.com/UserSettings/profile/close-account
1. Select my freelancer account in the upper right corner.
2. Go to Settings > Contact Info
3. In the account info section, the link for closing account points to https://www.upwork.com/UserSettings/profile/close-account.
So, they're the same!! What's the correct link for deleting only my client account?
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Why do you need to delete ONLY your client account?
Just don't use it.
It's like there's a piece of scotch tape stuck on the underside of the back deck at the cabin your grandparents own in Colorado.
Nobody can see the tape unless they crawl under the deck and look for it.
If you don't look at it, it won't affect you.
This is not a harsh answer, but the reason is simply because I want to close this account.
If there's a link for closing my client account under the settings section, why does it not work?
And if it doesn't work, why does it exist?
Thanks for that!
So, it seems one is not possible to delete only a client account following the steps at Upwork FAQs.
I think this feature should me removed or at least it shoud be some sort of note in the docs regarding to this issue.