You may have previously set up your Gmail account on your iPhone so that you could receive emails in the Mail app, use your calendar, or access your contacts. Use these steps to delete your Gmail account.
- Open Settings.
- Choose Passwords & Accounts.
- Touch the Gmail option.
- Tap the Delete Account button.
- Select the Delete from My iPhone button.
Our article continues below with additional information and pictures for each of these steps.
Adding your Gmail account to your iPhone makes it easy for you to send and receive emails, as well as use several of the other features that can integrate with Gmail on the device.
But if you get a new email account or decide to stop using your Gmail account, then you may device to remove it from your device.
Our guide below will show you how to delete a Gmail account from your iPhone.
How to Delete a Gmail Account on an iPhone 11
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.6.1, but will work on most other iPhone models and iOS versions as well.
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the Passwords & Accounts option.
Step 3: Choose the Gmail account.
Step 4: Touch the Delete Account button.
Step 5: Tap Delete from My iPhone to confirm the removal of the Gmail account from the device.
Note that this only deletes the Gmail account from your iPhone. The account will still be active and accessible from a Web browser or other compatible devices.
You may also have Gmail account information saved in your Web browser. You can go to Settings > Safari > Clear History and Website Data to remove that information as well.
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