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How To Delete Your Gmail Account
Slides & Instructions
Deleting your Gmail account is easy. Login to your Google account from a computer browser and navigate to the account preferences page. Please note, if you are deleting your Gmail account and are still using other Google products you will need to provide Google with an alternative email address. Follow the steps below.
Click here to open the Google accounts page. Then click account preferences.
Click delete your account or services under account preferences on the left hand side.
Click delete google account and data
Verify password and click next
Click Gmail to delete
You must enter a different email address to continue using Google services. You cannot delete Gmail without entering an alternative address. Then click send verification code.
Please note, you can follow these steps to delete any Google product that you are subscribed to.
Questions & Answers
You will lose access to your Gmail account. You will no longer have access to your messages and all of your information will be deleted. You have an option to download your data prior to deletion if you would like to save any of your message history.
Because your Gmail email address is linked to all of your other Google Services. To continue to use your other Google services with this account - like Google Play, Docs, or Calendar - you'll need an address to sign in with.
Click here to navigate to the download data link.
In reality, you can't. Gmail makes it very difficult to get in touch with a live agent. There is no customer service email or phone number. For more information on not being able to log into your Gmail Account Click here.