How to remove your info and account on Google

If you are deeply ingrained in the Google environment, it may feel impossible to delete your Google account. The procedure is straightforward and simple to follow, nevertheless, if you choose to abandon Google. I applaud Google for enabling users to unsubscribe from their services.

Either you can remove your entire Google account at once, or you may delete individual Google services—like Gmail and Google Drive—and subsequently stop using the company’s other offerings. It doesn’t take long to disappear from Google servers, whether you use an Android, iPhone, Windows, Mac, premium Chromebook, or any other device.

The remedy doesn’t only consist of deleting your Google account. To replace Google services, you must also discover apps and other services. To make your life easier, we’ve provided a list of a few apps and services you can use in place of Google’s options. But be sure to consider the consequences of your actions before following this guide’s instructions to erase your Google account.

All of the apps, services, subscriptions, and data associated with your Google account are removed when you erase your complete Google account. The following are some effects of deleting your Google account:

  • You lose access to data saved on Google services like Google Drive, Gmail, YouTube, Google Contacts, and Google Photos.
  • You lose your online history, including your Google Maps travel history, Google Search history, and YouTube watch history.
  • You can’t recover any accounts created on third-party websites using your Google account.
  • You lose access to the Play Store if you use an Android smartphone.
  • You can’t use your Chromebook effectively without a Google account. You can use a guest account, but it deletes all the files, cookies, website data, and browsing activity once you log off your session.
  • You cannot register a new Google account with the same login, and your current Google username is permanently erased.

All of the data connected to a Google account is lost when it is deleted. So, if you’re prepared to bid Google farewell, you risk losing a great deal. But your data need not be lost. You can obtain your account info from Google. Before permanently cancelling your Google account, we advise that you download your data by following these instructions.

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How to remove Google accounts and data from desktop browser

Now that everything has been backed up, it’s time to permanently delete your Google account. Here is a step-by-step tutorial that includes screenshots for deleting your Google account.

  • Visit the Google account settings page by going to
  • Select the Data & Privacy option and scroll to the More options menu.
  • Click the Delete your Google Account option.
  • Authenticate using your Google account password.
  • Accept the two acknowledgments at the end of the page.
  • Click the Delete Account button to delete your Google account forever.

How to delete your Google account on Android

On Android, you can delete the account using the built-in Google app. Keep in mind the effects of removing a Google account on your Android device. You can no longer access the Play Store. Change the default Google account on your phone before completing the procedures below if you have several Google accounts on Android.

  • Swipe down from the home screen to access the Google app.
  • Tap your profile picture in the upper-right corner.
  • Select Manage your Google Account.
  • Slide to Data and Privacy.
  • Scroll to Delete your Google Account.
  • Enter your Google account password for verification.

How to delete your Google account on iPhone or iPad

Use the instructions below to deactivate your Google account if you are firmly rooted in the Apple environment and want to entirely get rid of Google.

  • Download the Google app from the App Store.
  • Open it and sign in with your Google account details.
  • Tap your account picture and select Manage your Google Account.
  • Select Data and privacy.
  • Select Delete your Google Account.
  • Authenticate your account and check the instructions to complete the job.

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