Sometimes you create a lot of accounts and forget it as you haven’t used them for years. You also face the situation when your email ID is full of junk or you are getting too many unwarranted messages. Likewise, there are cases when someone is using your account illegally or abusing you by hacking your Gmail account.
Whatever be the reason, you need to delete your account in such cases. If you don’t know how to delete Google account permanently, today we’re going to walk through the relatively simple process of deleting your Google account. However, it’s important to understand some background and details about the process before your Gmail is deleted.
What if I delete my Google account permanently?
There are about 1.8 billion people using Google services. By using google accounts you can send and receive emails using Gmail. You can download apps from the google play store and you can use many more services of google. Deleting your entire google account will delete your Gmail messages, the contents of your google drive, google calendar, google photos, youtube channels associated with it, google chrome bookmarks, etc. But if you don’t want to delete your entire account, you can delete the google service which you want as per your need like Gmail, YouTube, etc.
So for deleting a Google account, make sure you are logged in with that Gmail account. You can delete your account by using the official Gmail app or by browsing google chrome. The process is the same for both cases. In this article, I am gonna show you step by step where you need to go what you need to do to delete your google account making the process as simple as possible. So let’s jump on in.
How to Delete Google Account Permanently?
Follow these steps to delete your google account permanently:
1. Click on your profile icon in the top right corner.
2. Click on ‘Manage your Google Account’ option.
3. Go to ‘Data and privacy’ and click on ‘Delete your Google Account’.
Note: If you want to delete the particular Google service then you can choose the first option. You can remove the google service from there which you no longer use.
4. Enter your password and click on ‘Next’.
5. Tick mark the given options and click on ‘Delete Account’.
Your account will be successfully deleted.
Optional: Click on download data to save your information or files before being permanently erased from google.
How Can I recover my deleted Google Account?
You can easily recover your deleted Gmail account. Let’s talk about the probability of having a successful recovery. If you have pushed your accounts like two or three weeks ago, yes the chances are still very high. But if this happened like six or seven months ago, likely, google has entirely deleted everything out of this service and it will be kind of mission impossible to recover your deleted Gmail account.
Now let’s explore how can you simply recover your deleted Google account.
1. Search ‘Google Account Recovery’ or click here.
2. Enter your Email ID and tap to ‘Next’.
3. As you see your Gmail was recently deleted, tap on ‘Next’.
4. Enter your password and tap on ‘Next’.
Congrats! you have been successfully recovered your google account.
There are multiple reasons you would require to delete your Google account altogether and I hope that this article has made your task easy to go through. Whether you are on desktop, tablet, android phone or iPhone this is your step-by-step guide for safely deleting your google account as well as recovering it if you change your mind. Don’t forget to subscribe to our Newsletter for regular updates.