How to delete Google account?
In the beginning, Google was just a simple webpage search engine, but now Google is popular through its Search engine and its mind-blowing apps. If you want to use Google apps, then a Google account is necessary. I know you know about Google accounts and how to create them. But today, we will discuss how to delete Google account. If you delete your Google account, you can’t use Google apps like Maps, Gmail, YouTube, music, or other apps. If you finally delete your Google account, then you can’t recover it
There can be various reasons to delete your account, like you don’t want to use your account anymore or if your account has been hacked.
Deleting a Google account means you won’t access Google services or apps. Like Maps, Play Store, YouTube, Drive, Gmail, or many others until you create a new account.
Suppose you have already taken premium ship in YouTube, Google Music, Netflix, or another app with this email ID. You can’t access it after deleting your account.
My Google account is hacked what can I do?
If your Google account is hacked, you don’t need to delete your Google account. Then you have two options first is to change your password. The second is to remove access to other devices. To check which part of your Google account is accessed by another person without your permission, you can check easily. You can also check if anyone accessed the list of your saved passwords. If yes, then you have to change your passwords. If you change your password, then this is the better option for you. Anyone can’t access it.
How to download Google data?
Before you delete your Google account, first download your Google data means you download all your past to current data. You can export only Google-related product data like emails, documents, calendars, photos, or YouTube videos. If you want to download all Google Apps data, then choose the Select All option. Otherwise, select some apps which you want to get restored.
Important note:- If you use your email ID for online banking purposes or social media-related apps. Then change or add a new mail address to not facing any type of future issue.
Easy ways to delete a Google account
To delete your Google account follow these steps below
#1 First go to your Google account or https://myaccount.google.com
#2 Then click on the Data & Privacy option to delete your Google account
#3 After clicking on the Data and Privacy option scroll down. And see in the last option delete your Google account click on them.
#4 After Clicking on the delete your Google account option the pop-up appeared and asked to re-enter your password. Just simply enter your password again and boom your account has been deleted.
How to delete a Gmail account
If you want to delete your Gmail account then it a pretty simple. But first, know that if you delete your Gmail account then you can’t recover it. This means your emails or other important sources that are connected to your Gmail account are permanently deleted. So remember the point download your data first then delete your Gmail account.
- If you want to download your data click the first option ( black arrow ).
- Or if you want to delete your Google service means to delete your Gmail account. Then click on the second option ( the red one ).
After clicking on delete a Google service option the next screen appears to see this image
Click the dustbin option enter your new Gmail address and click on send verification mail. And on the other device click on the verification link and be done. Now you are fully free to delete your Gmail account.
Tips to Save your Google account from Hackers
If your account is hacked then you don’t need to delete Google account. Just reset the password, some tips can save your account from being hacked. Now we will discuss some tips to secure your Google account.
When you create your account enter a combination password like 1Saasds344##ees. Because anyone tries to hack or guess your password he will not do it. Many hackers use directories to hack passwords. If you don’t know about what is a directory then in a short point. It’s a word list file inserted into a lot of random passwords already.
If you don’t know what the directory is, then in simple language it is a word list file. In which millions of random passwords are already inserted and easy passwords are also inserted in it. So keep the combination password so that no one can hack or guess it.
Add recovery Gmail or recovery phone no. in your account. So that if your mobile no. is lost and you forgot your password. Then this will be very helpful to recover your account.
A very important tip is don’t sign up anywhere or on any website. Sign up on a trusted or HTTPS website only. Because when you sign up on any website it will ask for accepting few permissions. And if you accept the permission then the website owner access your data. That’s why I told you to not sign up anywhere or without any reason.
How to delete a Google account on a smartphone?
If you want to delete your Google account using a smartphone, the process is the same as pc process.
Get into your Google account then swipe left and click on the 3rd option Data & Privacy option.
Swipe down and see the upper last option delete your Google account. Click on it if you want to delete your Google account permanently. Otherwise, click on delete your Google service if you want to delete your Gmail ID only. I hope it’s helpful to you.
How to delete Google account activity?
Deleting Google account activity means deleting your Google web & app activity, location history, or YouTube history fully cleared. Just follow the steps to delete your Google account activity.
Go to your Google account, swipe left, and click on the 3rd option Data & Privacy.
After clicking on it slowly swipe up and see in history settings the three options that appeared
The first one is Web & App Activity, the second is location history and the third one is YouTube history. Click any one of them if you want to clear your activity.
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How to delete Google account profile pictures easily?
To delete or remove the profile image on your Google account, just go to your Google account option. Tap on your name letter circle seen in this image.
Click on it and after clicking a pop-up appears to set a profile photo. Click to change or upload a profile photo or click on remove photo to remove the profile image.