It's a question I have been asked a few times over the last few months. It's important to establish why a client might want to do this.
There are several reasons why you might want to close, disable or delete a LinkedIn account.
If your problem is too many emails, you can still keep your account. Instead, go to the Privacy & Settings page and select Communications from the left hand sidebar. There you will see options to reduce emails notifying you about group and other LinkedIn activity.
Things you should consider when considering deleting Linkedin accounts are:
Go to the profile picture at the top right of your screen. It's on the black dashboard.
Click to see a drop down menu. This will offer you the Privacy and Settings option.
Now, on the left hand side, select the Account option. Click that.
On the right hand side, look under Helpful Links.
There you will find Close Your Account. This is the LinkedIn delete account function.
You will be asked to confirm that this is what you want to do.
If you are absolutely sure, then you can click on the link to confirm.
After 48 hours, the account will be deleted and any emails associated with it will be disconnected. You can then enter them as secondary emails on your main account.
If you no longer have access to the email originally used to set up the account that you want to delete go here.
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