Delete LDS Account

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby drepouille » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:30 pm

As lajackson implied, the Church is quickly getting to the point where even the "lowliest" of callings requires some level of access. I have members ask me all the time for calendars, birthday lists, attendance rolls, etc. I am happy to provide those items, but I also train them how to do it for themselves the next time they need such things.
Some training on lds.org, including the Help Center, is only available to those with accounts.
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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby michael.crook » Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:57 pm

I understand that. But Jesus didn't have an iPhone or a tablet, and His calling went just fine.

**he shoots, he scores, and that's the game**

:)

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby russellhltn » Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:41 pm

michael.crook wrote:I understand that. But Jesus didn't have an iPhone or a tablet, and His calling went just fine.
He also wasn't trying to get in a Home Teaching report by the 10th of the month. :mrgreen:
Have you searched the Help Center? Try doing a Google search and adding "site:churchofjesuschrist.org/help" to the search criteria.

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby michael.crook » Thu Jan 25, 2018 6:44 pm

russellhltn wrote:
michael.crook wrote:I understand that. But Jesus didn't have an iPhone or a tablet, and His calling went just fine.
He also wasn't trying to get in a Home Teaching report by the 10th of the month. :mrgreen:
Touche!

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby Vitinho12 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:01 am

Tenho duas contas LDS, como faço para deletar uma conta e ficar com apenas uma?

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby aebrown » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:31 pm

michael.crook wrote:I no longer do family history because I'm at the point (1400's/1500's) where documentation and proof are suspect at best, so I don't feel that deletion would be a problem as I no longer would be able to be confident about submitting temple names appropriately.
I would recommend that you review what Church leaders have been saying for the last several years about family history and temple work. If you think the only work to be done is on direct ancestors, then you are missing out on thousands upon thousands of your relatives whom you can find and do temple work for. Not only can you do this, but an apostle of the Lord, Elder Neil L. Andersen, has encouraged us to Find Our Cousins!

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby Ppequenia » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:00 pm

I want to delete all my información from this site, Who can help me?

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby davesudweeks » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:13 pm

Ppequenia wrote:I want to delete all my información from this site, Who can help me?
Your answer is in the second post in this thread. You will need to contact your ward/branch clerk and they will need to request it from the Global Service Department (GSD). No one in your stake/ward/branch and no one on this forum can do that. Once your clerk contacts the GSD, they can help him understand what steps would be required.

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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby russellhltn » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:29 pm

Ppequenia wrote:I want to delete all my información from this site, Who can help me?
It depends on exactly what you mean by "this site". If you're taking about the Directory, you'd have to remove your name from the records of the church. Talk to your bishop about that. You can restrict your information to leaders, but I don't think there's any other way to completely opt-out.
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Re: Delete LDS Account

Postby B_Seegmiller » Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:06 am

michael.crook wrote:I appreciate the response. I am aware of the consequences of deleting my LDS Account. I no longer do family history because I'm at the point (1400's/1500's) where documentation and proof are suspect at best, so I don't feel that deletion would be a problem as I no longer would be able to be confident about submitting temple names appropriately.

Yes, the problem is that I downloaded a Church app for Android, and it bypassed 2FA. I had no such issues on my Apple devices.

I will contact my branch clerk and get the ball rolling on deletion. Thank you!
I share Michael’s concerns about security issues in FamilySearch. I’ve been extremely concerned about clever “Web-scraper” apps that go through a user’s FamilySearch account and harvest names for ordinances. I have tried to explain this concern to our temple president when I was an ordinance worker, but they seemed not to care.


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