How to Delete a Lyft Account

Deactivate Lyft if you're not using it

What to Know

  • In the Lyft app, tap Menu > Help > Profile and account > Delete my account.
  • Lyft can take up to 45 days to confirm that your account is deleted.

This article explains how to delete a Lyft account using the Lyft mobile app for iOS and Android. You can also request to have your account deactivated on Lyft's customer service website, but using the mobile app is the quicker method.

How to Deactivate a Lyft Account

You cannot reinstate your Lyft account once deactivated, so make sure you want to delete it before you proceed.

  1. Tap the menu icon in the upper-left corner of the Lyft app.

  2. Tap Help.

  3. Tap Profile and account.

    Menu icon, Help, and Profile and account in the Lyft app
  4. Tap Delete my account.

  5. Tap Go to account deletion.

  6. Enter the phone number associated with your Lyft account, then tap Next.

    Delete my account, Go to account deletion, Phone Number
  7. Under Delete account, tap Start.

  8. Give Lyft a reason why you're leaving, or just tap Next.

  9. Type DELETE in the text field to confirm, then tap Delete account.

    Start, Next, and Delete account in the Lyft app

Lyft can take up to 45 days to confirm that your account is deleted. If you don't receive confirmation from Lyft, you can email Lyft at to check on the status of your account.

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