In this article, you will learn to delete or deactivate Google Account. Don’t forget to read the notes before deleting your google account.

What will you lose upon Deleting Google Account?

Keep in mind that if you have synced contacts, calendars, emails or photos with your Google Account, all of it will be lost after deactivating or deleting the google account. So, if the data is important to you, you must back it up before moving forward.

You will lose all the subscriptions of Youtube, Play Store apps, movies or games if gained through this account.

You cannot use Google services anymore which were using this account.

  1. Delete Google account on PC and Mac

Follow the steps below to delete google account using your Web Browser in PC or Mac.

  • Open any web browser.
  • Go to your Google Account Page.
  • From the left panel, click on Data & personalization.
  • From the “Download, delete, or make a plan for your data panel” section, click on “Delete a service or your account”.
  • From the “Delete your Google Account panel” click on Delete your Account.
  • Done! Your Google account will be deleted.
  1. How to delete google account from Android

Deleting a Google Account from Android device means to unlink your account from the device.

  • Open settings app.
  • Scroll down and tap on Accounts.
  • Tap on Google.
  • Tap the account which you want to delete.
  • Tap on Menu and select Remove account.

Note: The settings may differ slightly depending on the Android version and mobile model you are using, but you can reach them easily.

How to delete other services from Google Account

If you don’t want to delete the whole Google Account, then there is option for you to detach or remove selected services from your Account. These are described below.

  1. How to delete Gmail or other services from Google Account

Follow the steps below in order to unlink Gmail services from your Google Account.

Go to your Google Account Page.

From the left panel, click on Data & personalization.

From the “Download, delete, or make a plan for your data panel” section, click on “Delete a service or your account”.

From the “Google Delete a Google Service” section, click on “Delete a Service”. You may need to sign in to your account.

Select delete located near Gmail to delete Gmail. If you want to delete any other google services, click on Delete icon in front of that services.

Follow the instructions to complete the process.

  1. How to backup Google Account Data

It is very important to download and save a copy of your important data stored in Google Account. Follow the steps below in order to download all or selective data from your Google Account.

  • First of all, go to your download Page
  • If you want to download all the data, Click on Next Step. But, if you want to choose the data to download instead of all of it, you need to uncheck it. After making the selection, move to the next step by clicking on Next Step.
  • Customize your Archive Format. Select the Delivery method, export type and archive type.
  • Get your Archive.
  1. How to delete google account from iPhone and iPad

Follow the steps below in order to remove google account from iOS devices.

  • Open settings app from home screen.
  • Scroll down and tap on Accounts & Passwords.
  • Select Gmail from the accounts.
  • Tap on Delete Account located at the bottom of the screen.
  • Confirm the action by tapping on Delete Account.
  • Done! Google account is successfully removed from your iOS device.
  1. Block someone on Google+, Gmail and Hangouts

If you don’t want to receive emails or handouts messages from any google account, you can block it directly from your google account. Follow the steps to do so.

  • Go to Sign in if required.
  • Go to the profile of the user which you want to block.
  • Click on down arrow which is located under the profile name of the user.
  • Select Report/Block option.
  • Make sure the Block box near the username is checked.
  • Click Done!

Block someone on Google+, Gmail and Hangouts on Android

To block Google Account on android, follow the steps below.

  • Open Google+ app on your android device.
  • Go to the profile of the user which you want to block. You can use the search feature of Google+ from the top search bar.
  • Once, the profile of the searched user is opened, tap on Menu icon to access the additional options for this profile.
  • Tap on Block.
  • Tap on Ok.
  1. Enable 2-step verification Google Account

2-Step verification is used to keep your Google Account safe from hackers. If it is enabled for an account, the owner of the account will always receive a message from the google, whenever a login is made using its account. The message contains a verification code, which you need to enter to the login page to log in.

Follow the steps below to set up 2-way verification on Google Account and Gmail.

  • Go to 2-Way Verification Page.
  • Login to your Google account if prompted.
  • Enter your Mobile Number on which you can receive the verification code.
  • Select the method to receive the code i: e by Call or by Text Message.
  • You will receive a unique verification code on the provided mobile number (valid for a limited time period), enter the code in the field and click Next.
  • Tap on Turn On.

Note: Always use password managers to share the password to the others. Lastpass is a famous and a well reputed software available as an extension for Google Chrome browser. It ensures security and allows to save and share the passwords with others, without showing the password characters to them.

Can I delete a Gmail account?

Delete specific Google services or your Google Account

If you’re no longer interested in using specific Google services, like Gmail or YouTube, you can sign in to your Google Account to delete them. You can even delete your entire account and all your data, like emails and photos.

How do I permanently delete my account?

Just go to their delete account page, enter your user ID/nickname and password, and click on “Delete Account”. That’s it! Account deletions are permanent, so make sure you really want to delete your account before clicking that “Delete Account” button.

Does removing a Google account delete it?

When you add a Google account, info associated with that account automatically syncs with your phone. When you remove an account, everything associated with that account is also deleted from your phone. This includes email, contacts, and settings. Important: You’re using an older Android version.

What happens if I remove an account from Google?

Removing a Google account from an Android or iPhone device simply removes access from that particular device, and it can be restored later on. However, any information stored through the account on that device will be lost. That includes things like email, contacts, and settings.

Does deleting Google account Delete Google Photos?

When you delete your Google account then this does mean all the photos in that account will be lost. If you have shared them through shared libraries, then you need to make sure you have added these to your new library before you delete your old account.

How do I delete a Google account off my phone?

Open Settings and then head to the Accounts section. Search for the Google account you want to remove and then tap on it. You will see an option to Remove the Account. If this is the only Google Account on the phone, you’ll need to enter your phone’s pattern, PIN, or password for security.

How do I sign out of Google account on Android?

How do I logout of my Google account on my laptop?

Sign out on your computer

Open Gmail. In the top right, click your photo. Click Sign out.

How do I logout of my Google account on all devices?

Go to your Google Account (, go to “Security” and select “Manage Devices” below theYour Devices” square. Press the three dots on the side of all the devices except for the one you’re using and select “Sign Out.” (It will tell you which device you are currently using.)

How do I remove my Google account from my laptop?

How do I remove a Google account from my browser?

Here is how to remove a Google account from Chrome:

Select the user profile that you want to remove and click on the options icon from the top-right of the user profile. Now remove the Gmail account from chrome, click on “Remove This Person”. You will get a confirmation message, click again on “Remove This Person“.

How do I delete my Gmail login history?

On your computer, go to your Google Account. On the top left navigation panel, click Data & personalization. Under “Activity controls,” click Manage your activity controls. Below “Web & App Activity,” “YouTube History,” or “Location History,” click Auto-delete.

How do I remove a Google account from my home?

How do I remove a Google account from my smart TV?

Remove a Google account on my Android TV
  1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
  2. Select settings .
  3. Move down to the Personal category, and select Google.
  4. Select Remove account.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to confirm removal of the account.

How do I delete all my Gmail accounts?

Go to the Accounts tab and you should see a list of all the associated email accounts. In my example below, I have my primary Gmail account on top, followed by an associated Hotmail account. Click the delete option on the right, and you can remove the account association.

How do I remove Google TV from my home?

Select your profile avatar in the upper-right corner of the app and select Assistant settings > Devices. Tap the device you want to unlink from your Google account. Press Unlink this device > Unlink on iOS and Remove device on Android to remove and unlink a device.