Maybe you have multiple Gmail account, or maybe you simply no longer want to use your Gmail account. Whatever be the reason, you can anytime delete your Gmail account easily and quickly. To know how to delete your Gmail account, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.
Steps to Delete Gmail Account:
1.) Go to the Google account settings and select the option Delete your account or services located under Account preferences.
2.) Now, click on the Delete Products option. Also, if you want you can also choose to Delete Google Account and Data to delete entire Google account comprising of Google Docs, search history, AdSense and AdWords along with other Google services.
3.) Next, you will need to choose the Gmail account which you wish to delete. Enter the password in the provided field and click on the Next button.
4.) Then click on the Trash icon located next to Gmail.
NOTE: If you wish to download a full copy of your Gmail messages using Google takeout, follow the Download Data option. Also, if you want, you can also copy your email messages to your another Gmail account.
5.) After that, enter an email address (other than which you wish to delete) under the option Enter an email address in the dialog box How you’ll sign in to Google. Then click on the Send Verification Email button.
6.) Open the email which you receive from Google with the subject – Security alert for your linked Google account or Gmail Deletion Confirmation. Follow the link provided in the email message. If asked, sign in to the Gmail account which you are about to delete.
7.) Now, select option Yes, I want to delete firstname.lastname@example.org permanently from my Google Account.
8.) Finally, click Delete Gmail and then Done. Your Gmail account will be deleted permanently.