If you’ve created a Gmail account you no longer want, you probably plan to delete it but you need the emails. When you delete a Gmail address, you do not delete your Google Account. But on the other hand, it means that you can neither send e-mails with that nor receive e-mails from others. So make sure before you make the decision to delete your Gmail account.
How to delete a Gmail address and Download the Data
If you’re sure, then follow the steps below to delete a Gmail account.
Here’s how to delete your Gmail account:
- Open the Gmail account you want to delete
- Click on the profile icon in the upper right corner
- From the Account menu, click the “Google Account” option
- Open the email you provided and click the link sent inside it to complete the deletion process