How To Get Rid Of Mailchimp

While Mailchimp is a fantastic tool for email marketing, some users might decide to choose a different platform for various reasons. If you’ve decided that Mailchimp is no longer the best fit for your needs, you’re probably wondering how to unsubscribe or delete your account. In this blog post, we’re going to walk you through the steps you need to take to get rid of Mailchimp.

Step 1: Download and backup your data

Before you delete your Mailchimp account, it’s essential to download and backup all the data you might need in the future. This could be your contacts, campaign reports, templates etc. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Navigate to the ‘Audience’ tab.
  2. Click on the ‘View contacts’ button.
  3. Then, click on ‘Export Audience’.

This will download a CSV file with your contacts. Repeat the process for other data you might need.

Step 2: Cancel your subscription

If you’re on a paid Mailchimp plan, you need to cancel your subscription before you can delete your account. Here’s how:

  1. Click on your profile name to open the Account Panel.
  2. Select ‘Account’.
  3. Click ‘Billing’ and then ‘Monthly plans or credits’.
  4. Finally, click ‘Cancel Plan’.

You will need to confirm your decision and then your subscription will be cancelled.

Step 3: Delete your account

After you’ve cancelled your subscription, you can delete your account.

  1. Click your profile name and select ‘Account’.
  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ drop-down menu and choose ‘Pause or delete account’.
  3. Then, click on ‘Permanently delete account’.

Your account will be permanently deleted and all of your data will be lost. Make sure you’ve backed everything up before you get to this step!


Deleting your Mailchimp account isn’t difficult, but it’s important to make sure you’ve saved all your data first. We hope this guide was helpful. Remember, before you delete your Mailchimp account, it might be worth considering the alternatives and possibly trying out different email marketing platforms. You might find one that suits your needs better.