Follow a few simple steps to permanently delete your Gmail account.
Gmail, Google's free email service, boasts over 425 million active users worldwide. While most of those users will probably never have the need to delete their accounts, a variety of reasons exist that might make deleting a Gmail account a useful feature for many people. No matter what the reason, deleting your Google email account is only a matter of following a few simple steps.
Should you delete your Gmail account?
Do you really need to delete your Gmail account? The following are a few different reasons why a user might want to delete their account.
Deleting your Gmail account
If you decide you want to go forward with deleting your Gmail account, it's as simple as following a few simple steps.
If you decide you want your account back, Google customer support may be able to help during the first several weeks after you delete it. After a few weeks, your account information will become irretrievable, so be sure you have everything you need from your Google account before then.