A Complete Guide To 'How To Delete Your Gmail Account | MobileAppDaily
How To

A Complete Guide To 'How To Delete Your Gmail Account'

Gmail Account deletion will also suspend all your account related services.

https://dk2dyle8k4h9a.cloudfront.net/A Complete Guide To \'How To Delete Your Gmail Account\'

Sometimes, you may wish to take a break from the regular hustle and bustle of the daily life, and for the same, some of you may opt to delete your online presence, including your Gmail account.

Like any other account, you can delete your Google Account at will. There are a couple of options on offer while deleting the account, but if you permanently delete your account, you might not be able to recover it.

On deleting the account, be ready to lose all your data that was earlier saved on your account and it will include emails, attached documents, photos, calendars, and all other files. Furthermore, you won’t be able to sign-in to Google services like Drive, Music, Play, Games, and Calendar with the deleted Gmail account email id. It will also cut-off your all the subscription that you might have bought through that account. Apart from all this, saved information on the Chrome will also be lost.

Review & Download Your Info

But, before jumping in, do remember to download all the related information and files on a safe backup device. At first, review all the information which you want to save and then look into services like banking, apps or social media which are related to your Gmail account. Create a new email id to replace the older one.

Delete Your Google Account

Once you have made up your mind to delete the Gmail account, follow these steps to get going:

  • Go to Google Account option located in the Google Apps.
  • Then go to Account preferences.

Account Preference

  • There you will find “Delete your account or services.”

Delete your account

  • You can choose between “Delete products” and “Delete Google Account and Data.” (The latter option will wipe out your Gmail account completely, from Google docs to search history, everything).
  • Google will ask you to select the account you want to delete.

Select your account

  • Enter the email id and password to proceed further.
  • The next page will display three options; one as “Please read this carefully,” other as “Download your data,” and the third one as “List of content that will be deleted.”

Download your data

  • On following the “Download your data’ option, you will be redirected to another page that will display a list of all the services and information related to your content.

Your Data

  • The third option will give you a list of all the data that will be deleted.

Select the service

  • At the end of the page, there will be two options to select from. One for pending financial transactions and other to permanently delete the Google Account.
  • Gmail will require an alternative email address to complete the process. It may be the one that you may have added while creating your account or you can add a new one.
  • Click on “Send Verification Email.”
  • Follow the mail instruction that you will receive on your alternative email address, and your Gmail account will vanish in no time.

Recover The Deleted Google Account

In case you change your mind later and wants to bring back your old Gmail account back to life, you may be able to get it back. But if you try to revive it after a while or so, you may get disappointed. And if you are the lucky one, you will regain access to your Gmail, Google Play, Calendar and other Google services.

To make it happen, you will be required to answer a few questions, if answered up to the mark, say cheese and relish.

You may also like:

How To Use Gmail Without Internet?
How To Update Your Android Game With Latest API Level
How To Delete Android Apps On Your Device
How To Take Screenshots On Different Android Smartphones
How To Install Kodi On Your Chromebook

Vikram Khajuria
Written By Vikram Khajuria

Jack of all trades. Covering the journalism field, Vikram writes at MobileAppDaily and keeps surfing the trends to understand tech and inventions better. Don’t forget his driving skills, he is a professional car rallyist. Life has just got better. Breathe it!!

Top Companies

InMobi
Singapore
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

Join our global community 135K Followers
How To

Google Rolls Out Android Emulator Update For AMD Processor & Hyper-V Support

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Everyone knows what role an Emulator plays for the developers. And if it's about Android then you must know Android accounts for almost 85 percent of the global mobile OS market share in sales to end users. With such a huge user base, the Android Emulator does call for massive demand.The las

How To

How To Update Your Android Game With Latest API Level

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

All the Android app and game developers were required to release new apps compatible with the latest Android API level 26 (Android 8.0 Oreo). Google announced the compatibility requirement of new API level last year that it started implemented from August 2018. Now, the tech giant is extending the A

How To

How To Download iOS 12 Public Beta 3 On Your Apple Device

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Everyone is excited about the new iOS 12 version and getting to experience it will only take things forward. Recently, Apple released the third iOS 12 public beta for iPhone and iPad for the developers and the people who want to taste it before its official launch.iOS 12 is packed with a lot of

How To

Knowledge That Matters: How To Clear The Browsing History

Neha Baluni 4 min read  

Web browsers use cache to make browsing experience faster for the users. That means whenever you use a browser, it save some information from the web to help a page load easily to reduce the loading time. The process over a considerable time period adds cookies and cache to your device. This makes i