When you delete your Gmail account, it will delete all data associated with your account and you won’t be able to use your Gmail services. You can delete your Gmail account anytime anywhere but after you delete, you can’t restore it. So, before actually going for deleting your account, please read the following information clearly about what happens when you delete your Gmail account.

Once you delete your account, you won’t be able to

  • Use your Gmail account no more.
  • Use your Gmail address in near future. No one will be able to use your email address either in future.
  • Your email will be completely deleted.
  • Your Google Account, including purchases made on Google Play and your search history, won’t be deleted.

Even after you read this information, if you really do want to delete your Gmail account, then we suggest you download a copy of your data. To download your data, go to the Personal info and privacy section. On this section, click on the Control your content. Then, click on create an archive. Now, select the Gmail data that you want to download from the list as shown in the figure. Scroll down the page and click Next button. Now, select your file type from the drop down menu. Select the archive size. Select the delivery method by clicking on the drop down menu. Finally, click on Create Archive. Now, your archive will be ready.

How to delete a Gmail account?

Here are the simple steps by steps process described that you have to follow to delete your Gmail account:

  1. First, open a new web browser and sign in to your Gmail account.
  2. Go to my account.
  3. On the left section, there is account preferences section which includes the delete your account or services.
  4. Click on the link.
  5. To delete your Gmail account, go to delete products.
  6. Then, you have to enter your Gmail password first to proceed forward.
  7. It will show all the information of data you want to delete.
  8. Choose the account you want to delete.
  9. To delete your Gmail account, click on delete icon of the Gmail.
  10. Finally, your Gmail account will be deleted.

Gmail is the email services provided by Google. Google is American multinational company founded in 1998 by Larry page and Sergey Brin. Google is specialized in internet-related services like online advertising, search; cloud computing, software, and hardware. Its headquarters is in California, USA. Anybody can create Gmail account anytime and anywhere. Through Gmail account, you can send emails to anyone, send documents, photos and data sheet within a limit. Your Gmail account also works for YouTube and Play Store. So, on Google Play store you can download the mobile apps free, on Google drive you can store your photos, documents safely, on YouTube you can upload your videos and earn money.  Sundar Pichai is the current CEO of Google since Oct 2, 2015. Google parent company is Alphabet Inc. You can use Gmail service in Android, iOS, web browser or windows any time and anywhere.