This becomes the primary Google account. Here simply you have to log in to your current account with the current password. However, about a year ago, I changed my primary email to Yahoo! Unfortunately, if you really need to change the main Google account, this is the only option unless you gain root access. Go to Account Settings 5. Does not work, although I can delete my second account without any problems.
Do not forget to backup your data and contacts before proceeding. But the problem is that it only works if it is not the primary gmail account that I am trying to delete. I also did a Nandroid backup. Download the Gmail app: 2. Moreover, if you forget to remove Gmail account from your phone then the new owner will be able to use all the services that are linked with Google. Now, if everything is set up well, then click Erase button to start.
This blog is not specific to any particular technology or software, instead it deals with applications, tools, apps that we usually encounter in our day to day life. Consequences of Deleting Gmail Account from Android Phone Deleting Gmail account from your Android phone is not a very hard task but still it is one of the most essential part if you are selling your old smartphones. Thanks in advance for your response. I will shurly not go thru all of that steps again to find out if this step is essential. Apart from synchronizing, there is a way to change the primary Google account as well.
I can't post the link becasue I'm a new user, more stupid sh. Type in the current password for your Gmail account. In some other phone, you may have to navigate through more options but more or less, the procedure is same on every android phones and tablets. Thanks hello sir, It is very common requirement to change the password for the security reason. Tap the toggle to turn Gmail syncing off. Also Read: Not all Android device users might feel the necessity to change their primary Google account, but some might experience a need to switch the primary Google account to make their work email the primary one or any other reason.
For example, you may end up compromising on your privacy if you perform a personal search using your official account. However, you can always change the primary or the default Gmail account on your mobile phone. If you are an Android user then you must know that every Android user will have to link their Gmail account with their phone in able to use all Google Services including Google Play Store, Google Drive, G+, YouTube and so on. Gmail comes pre-installed on most Android devices along with the suite of apps made by Google. For this you need to follow +++ Steps to change the gmail password : 1. There is no limit for changing the password. Type the new password and confirm the new password 9.
I am not advising you to switch your primary Gmail account to Yahoo! If you don't, then something like Titanium Backup can backup and restore all your apps. That said, it does cost us money to run the site, so if something you read here was helpful or useful, won't you consider donating something to help keep the Internet Patrol free? I've been getting this same error message for 1 week. Enter your new account details. Should you have any question on this topic, please feel free to ask in the comments section. Now, select your Gmail address to get to your settings. Usually, switching the primary account might result in some issues in the device's functionality.
You could remove all your accounts and then start fresh. Get notified of new Internet Patrol articles! If you are keen to know what I do in the technology side, vist my other blogs here. Greenbot You can adjust the sync settings for individual apps or turn it off completely in the Account tab. You will also lose access to emails, photos, calendars, and any other data tied to that Gmail account. If you have changed your Gmail address, you can clear the old account without resetting by clearing the data and cache in the Google Apps application. Greenbot If you want to get rid of an account completely, you can do that in the Accounts menu.
That should allow you to attach the phone to a new gmail account. Have not yet installed many apps, or changed much on the phone. If the sign-in you want to use is not yet linked to your Google+ app, you must first add it. The accounts that you have setup will be listed there. However, I my company e-mail address is hosted by Google Apps. I had to go to my gmail and settings to deactivate the one from my old phone, and create a new one.
The procedure will be same on every other Android phones or tablets, so you can use these steps to remove Gmail account from your phone. Thank you, You may change the password easily from your gmail apps. Also Read: You can get to know the steps to change the primary Google account on your Android device from here. The gmail app started sending out emails again. Steps to changing your password in the Gmail Android mobile app 1. Clue for those with multiple accounts: you can keep your phone's main account the same as before, and disable the features your don't want on that account and enable them on secondary accounts. Adding extra characters, mixing between uppercase and lowercase letters, as well as including symbols and numbers can help make your password stronger.
Needless to say i did another reset and use the correct account the next time Click to expand. So, is there any way for me to delete some of them? Their shouldn't be much difficulty in that. The longer you have your phone the more they can pile up, and before long, your app drawer is filled with all sorts of services that may or may not be tied to an active account. The method given in the link provided by you, and the others that I found by myself did not work for me. Conclusion: Removing Gmail account from your Android phone is required if you are selling the phone or giving it away to someone. Instead of adding your old email address, why not leave things the way they are and simply add the new address to the other email app, thereby leaving your paid apps and such intact.