How to Permanently Delete an Evernote Account: Step-By-Step


Ending subscriptions is quite routine in that they tend to be completed when handling the things to do when someone dies

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Individuals can update on behalf of themselves or other people on their account. In some cases, you may have a deceased loved one whose account you have to manage, which falls under the duty of being an executor. The executor of the deceased is the person in charge of handling their afterlife duties, like managing their estate and finances. 

Canceling accounts or updating them is normally a few-step process. It’s best to stay up-to-date with your accounts, just like doctor check-ups or getting gas. You can steer clear of spending extra money by canceling before your next billing date (if you have a paid subscription). This can also slow down communications from your account system.

You or your loved one may have an Evernote account that you’re looking to end keep reading to learn how.

How to Delete Your Own Evernote Account

Maybe you’re looking to switch over to another note-taking application, simplify monthly costs, or you’re no longer benefiting from your membership. Whatever the case, the steps below will show you the process. You can also find additional help by reaching out to Evernote’s customer service

Evernote is an app that helps users manage notes, tasks, and organize their lives. It helps with keeping important information handy, managing schedules, and hitting deadlines. You can learn more about them by looking at their website.

So, you’re ready to cancel? You can delete your Evernote account in just a few steps.

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Step 1: Head to their website 

You can delete your Evernote account or trial by navigating to your account page, which is on the Evernote website. Their site allows users a choice of three different membership options to sign up for. Head to your account page to begin the process. Go online to and click the membership icon. 

Step 2: Log in to your account

Once you’ve clicked on the website log in to your account. You’ll need your username and password. Click on your user profile picture to see account information.

Step 3: Navigate to your account 

After logging in to your account, click your mouse on “Account Summary.” At the very bottom of the listed options, click on “Account Status.” 

You’ll be asked to verify your account by entering your password. 

Step 4: Change account status

Next, you’ll see two options: “Deactivate Your Evernote Account” or “Close Your Evernote Account.” If you choose to deactivate your account, this gives you the option to reactivate it at any time because it isn’t permanent. That said, your data will remain in the account as well. If you choose to close your account, this will remove your Evernote account and data forever. 

When you make a selection, a notification will appear that lets you know their recommendations before deactivating your account. This includes verifying your subscription status and exporting your notes. Check the box that says, “I reviewed the steps. I am ready to delete my account” and click “Continue.” 

Step 5: Verify your request to cancel

The next page will ask you to give them a reason for canceling, like pricing or technical issues. You have the option to select more than one answer and even leave a comment. After you’re done, click “deactivate my account.” 

You’ll see a notification that you’ve canceled your account and you’re all set! If you deactivate your account, you will have the option to reactivate once you go to log in again.

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Get more support

Another way is to contact Evernote’s customer service and have a representative assist you with your account needs. Once you supply them with details including your account ID, username, and/or password. They will surely help you manage your way through your deactivation or cancellation.

Once your account is canceled, you should no longer be charged any fees. You might be able to cancel your account on the Evernote mobile app as well. You will receive an email confirmation, to the email you subscribed with, once your account is completely deleted or deactivated. 

How to Cancel a Deceased Loved One’s Evernote Account

This section should be beneficial if your loved one has an Evernote account that you want to delete. Below are the necessary steps to deactivate your loved one’s account. Once you cancel their account, it will no longer be active on Evernote’s website. This will stop any further alerts or charges to your loved one's estate. 

Step 1: Follow the steps above

Just like the steps listed above, you can visit online to look at your loved one’s account and see exactly what they have activated, including whether it’s a paid or free plan. You can find more information on your loved one’s account by going to the Evernote website.

Step 2: Find additional support through Evernote

By following the steps above you can manage this change on the website, however, if additional assistance is needed to help deactivate your loved one’s account you can go online to find more resources. 

If you don’t have your loved one’s password, see if they left behind a password manager. If that is the case, check to see if they left information for accessing it via their computer or phone. They may have left information for this in their will.

When speaking with Evernote’s customer service, they will ask you to provide the deceased’s user details like their email address and other account information. You might need to give them a death certificate, which is a legal document that verifies a death occurred. 

You'll also need a death certificate to manage other tasks. It’s easy to discover more about getting a death certificate for a loved one. It may also provide you with additional comfort in your time of healing to have a copy of your loved one’s death certificate. 

Frequently Asked Questions: Deleting an Evernote Account

Memberships and accounts add to our routines, lifestyles, and schedules. There are a lot of account memberships available to support people in different areas of life. Below are some frequently asked questions about deleting an Evernote account.

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Is a cancellation fee charged when you cancel your account?

Once your subscription ends it will be canceled, and your account will automatically change to Evernote Free. None of your information will be lost, and you will still have access to all of your notebooks and notes.

You can learn more on the Evernote website about any additional cancellation charges. Make sure to visit online for any further questions about extra fees.

Can you pause an Evernote account?

You cannot pause a canceled account, however, if you deactivate it, you can always go back to access your account. If you want to renew in the future that option is always available to you. 

How soon will my Evernote Membership stop?

Until your current billing cycle ends, your subscription will change. After canceling your Evernote membership it will process immediately.

Deleting An Evernote Account Indefinitely 

Managing errands like canceling an account is something very common. Whether it’s for yourself or your deceased loved one, managing these tasks can help give you more room to focus elsewhere once they’re done. Once you decide that an account is no longer useful or necessary, it’s vital to delete or cancel it. By doing so, you may avoid any charges, alerts, or fraudulent activity from occurring by staying up-to-date with the account. 

If you need any additional information, remember to check out the resources on Evernote’s website. For any questions, you can visit their contact page to get help. Hopefully, this article helps you in deleting your membership or your loved one's membership. You can discover more about end-of-life planning or search for more helpful information on our website.

  1. “Deactivate Your Evernote Account”. Help Center, Evernote, 2022,

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