How To Delete Your Gmail Account

Do you have no use for your Gmail account anymore? Do you want to erase your email address and all your data on the platform? Either way, we’re here to help you. In our guide below, we’ll teach you how to delete your Gmail account. Whether you only want to delete the service or your entire Google account, we got you covered.


Tutorial

Gmail is one of the best email services that allow people to create as many accounts as they want. You can even sign-in with multiple addresses on the mobile or web app.

However, there are times where people don’t need to use the email feature anymore. Fortunately, you have the option to delete the service from your Google account.

With that in mind, we have here a guide that can help you. We’ll show you how to remove the Gmail service from your Google account. But if you want to delete your Google account as well, we got you covered.

Without further ado, let’s get started.

How to delete your Gmail service from your Google account

If you don’t have any use for your Gmail account anymore, you can choose to delete it from your Google account. When you do, you’ll only lose your address and emails and keep the other Google services.

To delete Gmail from your Google account, you need to manage your settings and delete the service from there. Follow our quick tutorial below to learn how.

  1. Using your favorite browser, open the Google Accounts page and sign-in.
  2. On the left side of your screen, click Data & personalization.

  3. Look for the Download, delete, or make a plan for your data section. Click “Delete a service or your account.”

  4. Click the “Delete a service” option. Google might prompt you to enter your password to continue deleting a service.

  5. Select the delete icon next to the Gmail service.

  6. Enter a new email address that’s not associated with your Google account and click Send verification email.

  7. Open the email from Google and click the deletion link on the message.
  8. Confirm your decision to delete your Gmail permanently from your Google account.

Whether you’re using your phone or computer, you can follow the steps above to remove Gmail from your Google account. If you ever change your mind, you can try to recover your email address by visiting Gmail and following the on-screen instructions.

How to delete your Google account

Aside from deleting the Gmail service, you can choose to close down your Google account instead. When you do, you’ll lose all data associated with your account, including Gmail, Google Play, and other services.

If your decision is final, we’ll show you how to delete your Google account. All you have to do is follow our step-by-step tutorial below. You can use these steps whether you’re on your computer or mobile device.

  1. Using your browser, visit the Google Account page and make sure to sign-in.
  2. On the left side of your screen, click Data & personalization.

  3. Scroll down and click “Delete service or your account” on the data section of the page.

  4. Click Delete your account among the options available on your screen. Please note that Google might prompt you to re-enter your password before you continue to the next step.

  5. Read the repercussions of deleting your account. To continue deleting your account, click on the checkboxes and select the Delete account button.

That’s how you delete your Google account completely. Always remember that you’ll lose all access to Google services such as Gmail, Drive, or Calendar. In addition to that, you’ll also lose subscriptions and content associated with your account.

To sum it all up

There are two ways to delete your Gmail account. You can choose to remove the service on your personalization settings or close down your entire Google account.

If you choose the former, you’ll only lose your email address and data associated with your Gmail account. On the other hand, you’ll lose all content and other services if you choose the latter option.

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