Question: How Long Before A Gmail Account Is Deleted?

Can I delete my Google account and make a new one?

Your Gmail address and Google account are basically one and the same thing.

A new address would be a completely new and separate account.

Yes you could create the new account and attempt to transfer your data from the old account, but only some things in a Google account are transferrable..

Can I recover permanently deleted Gmail account?

If you deleted your Google Account, you may be able to get it back. If it’s been awhile since you deleted your account, you may not be able to recover the data in your account. If you recover your account, you’ll be able to sign in as usual to Gmail, Google Play, and other Google services.

How long before an email account is deleted?

Originally Answered: How long does it take for a Google account to be permanently deleted? It can be reverted within 30 days, after which it’s gone. Note that “permanently deleted” means that the associated storage (Gmail, Drive, Docs etc.) is wiped. The account name can never be re-used for another account.

Will Google delete inactive accounts?

Google never deletes accounts du to inactivity. … No, at this time Google will not deactivate Gmail accounts due to inactivity. Now users have the option to share parts of their account data or notify someone if they’ve been inactive for a certain period of time.

How do I know if my Gmail account is deleted?

Visit the Gmail main page and try to log in with the email address and password of the account. If you get a message saying that the “username or password you entered is incorrect,” that is the first sign that the Gmail account is deleted.

Can a deleted Gmail account be reused?

Yes, deleted accounts cannot be reused as Google does not recycle it.

What happens to old unused email accounts?

After an account becomes inactive, all messages, folders, and contacts are deleted, but the account name is still reserved. If the account stays inactive for an additional 90 days, the account name may be permanently deleted.

Why did my Google account get deleted?

hackers (or yourself, perhaps accidentally) may have deleted the account; (Google do not close inactive accounts.) Google may have closed the account for violation of the one or more of the following:- Gmail Terms of Use; User Content and Conduct Policy; or Google Terms of Service.

What happens when a Gmail account is deleted?

Deleting a Gmail account is permanent. After going through the process, all of your emails and account settings will be erased. You will no longer be able to use your Gmail address to send or receive emails, and the address will not be made available for anyone else to use in the future.