How to cancel a Gmail account

I recently opened a Gmail account and discovered I no longer wanted to use that service. These are the steps I used to cancel my Gmail account.

  • Click Settings at the top of any Gmail page.

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  • Click the Accounts tab.

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  • Click Google Account settings.

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  • Click Edit next to My products.

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  • Click Delete Gmail Service.

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  • Place a checkmark in the checkbox next to Yes.
  • Modify New email address if necessary.
  • Press Remove Gmail button.

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