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How to Delete Gmail Account on Android Phone & Tablet

"I just bought a new HTC One M9, I have been synced all the contents from my old Samsung S3 to the new phone, and now I want to sell the old phone to other, but how can I delete my Gmail account on my Samsung phone, there are too many emails, photos, and records of transactions on this account, please tell me how to do now, thanks a lot!"

Nearly every Android user have created a Gmail account on their phone or tablet, which you can use it to send and receive email, sync data and so on, you do not have to tell us the reasons why you are wanting to delete Gmail account on your Android devices, because this is a very common phenomenon. There are two kinds of definitions for deleting Gmail Account. One is to clean up the landing marks of your Gmail account. Another is permanent delete your Gmail account, in other word is to cancel your account. Following, we will show you the guide to perform these two operations.

Now we will walk you through the detailed steps about removing Gmail account as below:


Part 1 Remove Gmail Account on Android Device(s)

Step 1. Go to "Settings" > "Accounts" on your Android's screen. Then press "Google" to select the account you want to remove.

Step 2. Press the menu icon to show the pull-down menu. Select the "Remove account" option.

Step 3. On the pop-up dialog, click "Remove account" to confirm the deletion.

When the removing processus finish, the data like messages, contacts and other contents on your account will be deleted from your Android device.


Part 2 Permanent Delete Your Google Account

Note: Before deleting your Gmail account, we have to remind you about the matters needing attention.

The Gmail account associated with lots of data and any services you are using, including Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Google Play (like movies, games, or music), YouTube (like movies and TV shows) and so on. If you permanent delete your account, it will involve the above services, so please carefully executed. In addition, you may not be able to restore the deleted account. If you delete your account, you won't have access to your data, therefore, we recommend you download your data before deleting your account.

If you have clear the above explanation, and ensure that there is no problem, please follow us to remove your account now:

Step 1. Sign in to your Gmial (Google) account.
Step 2. Select "Delete your account or services" in the "Account preferences" section.

Step 3. Choose "Delete Google Account and data".
Step 4. Review what you're deleting and check both boxes at the bottom of the page.

Step 5. Choose "Delete Account".




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