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Can users delete their MyHein accounts?

NOTE: Deleting your MyHein account will not affect your HeinOnline subscription status or your ability to access HeinOnline. MyHein is HeinOnline’s personal research tool. For more information about MyHein, please see our MyHein User’s Guide.

Users may delete their MyHein account at any time by doing the following:

First, make sure you’re logged in to HeinOnline.

Next, log in to your MyHein account by clicking “MyHein” in the menu bar at the top of the page, then click “Log in.”

screenshot of Log in option under MyHein drop-down

Once you’re logged in to MyHein, “Delete MyHein Account” will appear as an option under your Account Settings.

screenshot of Account Settings in MyHein featuring Delete MyHein Account option

Once you click this option, you will then be prompted to confirm deletion.

screenshot of confirm deletion prompt

Finally, click “confirm deletion” to permanently delete your MyHein account. A confirmation will be sent to the email address associated with the deleted MyHein account. Deleting your MyHein account is permanent and irreversible. Data cannot be retrieved once a MyHein account has been deleted.

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