Deleting a Google account on an Android device

Updated: May 03, 2023
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Deleting a Google account on an Android device
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by Chris Wolker
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In this article, we'll look at how to remove your Google account on your Android phone. In other words: let's figure out how to delete an account on your phone or tablet in order to connect a new one or prepare your device for sale.

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Deleting a Google account on Android

You will need to go into Settings and undergo the following steps:

  • Users and archiving
  • Accounts
  • Google
  • Press the 3 vertical dots (menu)
  • Remove account
  • Confirm

After that, you can add a new account on your phone or tablet.

However, there are times when you want to completely delete all of the data on your phone except for your account. For example, you are preparing to sell your phone or want to give it to a relative.

To do this, perform the following step.

How to completely delete a Google account on Android

Deleting a Google account on an Android device

It will be necessary to reset the phone to factory settings. Let's do it through the built-in functionality of Android itself.

Go to Settings, and there:

  • Users and archiving
  • Archiving and resetting
  • Data reset

All done. Now your phone or tablet will be like new when you bought it: all data, applications, photos, contacts, etc., will be deleted. You can safely give it in other hands and do not fear for the safety of privacy.

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Comments

6 comments
Audrey Evans
May 23, 2023
😊 Thank you for this article! It was just what I needed to delete my Google account from my phone.
Phoenix000
May 18, 2023
This really helped me! πŸ€“
Levi Patel
May 14, 2023
This article is informative and straightforward. One thing that's not clear, however, is what happens to my Google Photos when I delete my account from my Android device.
Sprinkle
May 11, 2023
😊 Wow, this article made my day! Deleting my Google account from my Android device was so much easier than I thought thanks to the author's casual and fun style! I'm so grateful! πŸ€—
EnchantedOracle
May 07, 2023
πŸ™Œ This guide was super helpful! Quick question though, what happens to my Google Drive files if I delete my account from my Android device?
Penelope Carter
May 03, 2023
πŸ™Œ Yay! Finally, an article that helped me delete my Google account from my Android device without losing my mind! Thanks, author! 😎

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