Did you just delete your google account by mistake? And do you want to recover the account as soon as possible? You have landed at the right place as here is the guide for you to recover your recently deleted google account. Without google account, your phone is almost paralyzed. You can not download any apps from Google Play & you can not even download YouTube videos. That’s gross, isn’t it? So, now let’s begin the tutorial on how to recover the deleted Google account. Here is also the guide to delete your Gmail/Google account if you are interested.
How to Delete a Gmail Account?
If you feel a need to delete your Gmail or Google account, then you can do it by following the steps we are going to discuss below.
- First of all, you need to sign in to Gmail. You can either login my going to the URL gmail.com in your browser or through the Gmail app on your phone. You need to enter your email address and password to sign in to your account.
- Once you are signed in, just look for the menu button which looks like a gear in the inbox. You can find it even in the top right corner of the Gmail window. You just have to click on the discussed button. Once it drops down and shows options, you should locate “Settings” and click on it as we have shown in the snapshot below.
After you have arrived at the “Settings” page, just look for the “Accounts and Import” tab which should be located as one of the tab options at the top of the page as shown in the snapshot below. Now, click on the option “Accounts and Import” tab and then you will be redirected to the “Accounts and Import” page.
Now, as you are directed to the “Accounts and Import” page, you need to look for “Change account settings” and then locate “Other Google Account settings” which is one of the options provided under “Change Account Settings.” and then click on the option. When you click on it, Google Management page will appear.
Once you arrive at the “Google Account Management” page, you need to look for the option “Data tools” tab and click on it.
On the right side of the “Data tools” page, you will see some options. Under “Account management,” look for “Delete account and data” as shown in the screenshot below and click on it to proceed further.
You should be sure of deleting your google account then only confirm that you want to delete the account. Clicking on the “Delete account and data” option would make a warning appear on the screen, and then your confirmation is must to delete it. It is necessary to check the boxes that appear on the screen in order to make sure that you understand the consequences of the loss of access to your account. The boxes that appear on the screen does not refer to the services you will be losing access to instead what these boxes mean is that you are just acknowledging that you will lose access to the said services.
- Click on the “Delete Google Account.” And you’re done!
Now, as shown above, you have successfully deleted your Google account, but you might have a change of mind. As you lose a lot of services, you might want to recover your deleted Google account. Next up, we are going to discuss how to recover your recently deleted Google account.
How to Recover The Deleted Google Account?
Recovering the deleted Google account is not as hard as it seems to be. If you deleted your Gmail account, you might be able to get it back. You have to follow the few simple steps to get your Gmail account back.
Step 1: First of all you should go to Google Account Help, and click on Follow the steps to recover your account as shown in the screenshot below:
Step 2: You just follow the steps that come next in your screen: enter your Email or phone number whichever you like and click on “Next.”
Step 3: Next you should enter the last password of your Gmail account you remember and click on “Next.”
Step 4: As soon as you enter the password of your account which should be correct, you will get your Gmail account success, and click “Continue” to view your Gmail.
You also get the option to change your password to your google account if you wish to as shown in the snapshot above. Now, you can have your recently deleted google account back. You can use that account to log in to YouTube, Google, and other apps.
Therefore, we have discussed the deletion of Google account and also how to recover the deleted Google account. It’s not at all complicated. With the help of the process that is discussed above, you can easily delete your Google account if you do not wish like keeping it and then if you have a change of mind and you want your account back, it is also not a difficult task to accomplish, just follow the steps above. Write your views below to let us know if there is anything we have missed out regarding this topic. Suggestions are also valuable.