How to delete all your email accounts

Delete email accounts

Not long ago I had an account of e-mail it was reserved for a privileged few who had access to the Internet. Nowadays things have changed a lot, and most of us already have access to the network of networks, not only from our things, but from anywhere thanks to our mobile devices. Also, with total security, if we started looking for it, it would be difficult for us to find a person without an email address.

However, the problem that now appears on the scene is having a huge number of email accounts, which sometimes we do not use and that in most cases we need to cancel. For all this, today we are going to explain in a simple way how to delete all your email accounts, regardless of whether they are from Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail and in the fastest way.

How to delete a Gmail email account

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Nowadays Gmail is the most used email service worldwide and where you can even more than one email address. Google, owner of the service, makes it very easy for us to delete an account, as in almost all cases, for which you must follow the following steps that we show you below;

  • Login to the page Account preferences

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  • Now click on the option Remove products. In most cases you will have to log back into your account as a security measure
  • Next to Gmail, you must press the Delete option

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  • Now you must follow the instructions displayed on the screen to completely remove your email account from the Google service

How to delete a Hotmail email account

There was a time when Hotmail emails were the most used, especially because they gave access to the Messenger application, which was the first WhatsApp. However, at present its use is more than less and Microsoft offers us the possibility of eliminating Outlook.com email accounts (formerly Hotmail).

There was a time when Hotmail emails were the most used, especially because they gave access to the Messenger application, which was the first WhatsApp. However, at present its use is more than less and Microsoft offers us the possibility of eliminating Outlook.com email accounts (formerly Hotmail).

To permanently delete your Hotmail email account, you must follow the following steps, which once again, and unlike what we all might think, are the simplest;

  • Accesses Microsoft account service (formerly known as Microsoft Passport Network) and sign in to the account you want to delete

Image of the options to delete the Hotmail account

  • Now you should follow the instructions that are shown on the screen and that you can see in the image above. It is essential that you read them carefully since otherwise you may mistakenly delete not only your email account and emails, but also, for example, the files stored in Drive

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Once we get to the end Microsoft will wait 60 days to permanently delete your account. If you change your mind, you will only have to log in again in that period of time and the account closure will be canceled. If you don't log in again within 60 days, Redmond will permanently delete your account.

How to delete a Yahoo mail account

Not too long ago Yahoo! It was one of the leading email services on the market, and a huge number of users had an email account with @ yahoo.es or @ yahoo.com. Currently the American giant is not going through its best period and more and more users are fleeing to other platforms. One of the many reasons for this march is the lack of security, such as the one experienced in 2014 with and which, however, was not confessed to users until 2016.

Image of Yahoo Mail delete screen

In order to close your Yahoo email account, you must follow the following steps;

  • Access the specific closure page of a Yahoo account or the special account closure page in the event that your login mode is a mobile device
  • Now enter your password and click on Close account. You must complete a captcha and confirm the deletion as a final step

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How to delete an AOL email account

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AOL It is one of the most popular email services, but over time it has lost a large part of its prominence. In addition, it also includes offering us the possibility of managing subscriptions to AOL services. By deleting our account, we lose the option to manage our email, but also the possibility of managing subscriptions.

To delete an AOL account you must follow the following steps that we show you below;

  • Access the AOL website and then your account by providing the username and password that you use regularly
  • Now you must enter the answer to the security question that they ask us and click on the "Continue" button.
  • Select the option "Manage my AOL gutter" in the "Service Options" section
  • Now click on the "Cancel" button, with which a drop-down menu will appear in which we must select a reason for canceling our account.
  • Finally, press the button "Cancel AOL" and with this the process will have concluded and your account will already be deleted

Every time we have and manage a greater number of email accounts, but perhaps you should stop to think how many you really need and consider canceling all those that you no longer use. In this article we have given you the keys to eliminate the most popular email accounts, so get down to work and reduce your number of email accounts.

Have you managed to successfully delete your email accounts by following the steps we have indicated?. Tell us in the space reserved for comments on this post or through any of the social networks in which we are present.


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  1.   Maria Olmo said

    I found your article very good and very useful, I took the opportunity to cancel an account that I did not know how to do. Thank you.
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  2.   diego said

    Hi, I can't find the way to cancel my aol account.
    I enter with username and password, it does not do the
    corresponding security question.
    I go to the bottom left of the page to: My account, click and
    I go to personal information, no other options.