How to change or delete the Google account from your Android mobile

If you no longer want to continue using a Google account on your Android mobile, you can change or delete it with these simple steps.

In this guide you will learn to change or delete the Google account associated with your Android mobile in a few easy steps. One of the first things you should do when new Android mobile is to add a Google account to use the services of this company. It is possible that, after time, you want to use a different account than the one that is configured, and you don’t know how.

Although you can use 2 or more Google accounts on your Android, always one of them must be configured as the main account to use Google services and platforms. If your intention is not to continue using the current Google account on your Android and you want to change it to another or delete it directly, then we will explain step by step how to do it.

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You can change or delete the Google account from your Android mobile in a few seconds.

How to change or delete the Google account from your Android mobile

The Google account is essential to download apps from the Play Store, use platforms like Gmail or Google Maps or locate your mobile when it has been lost. Therefore, it is one of the first data that is required when starting to use a new Android phone. You can have several accounts associated with your mobile: one for work, another for the more personal aspect, another for tests … But what happens when you want to prioritize one over the other?

How to change the Google account of your Android mobile

If you have not yet added any account to the phone, what you should do is log in first with your main Google account and then with the less important ones. Thus, they will be configured in order of arrival and the first will be the one that will be saved as the default when using the Play Store and the rest of the platforms.

If, on the contrary, the accounts are already linked and you want to change their priority, you must delete the first accounts from your mobile until the main one is the one you want to use as default hereinafter. Afterwards, you will have to log in again with the deleted accounts so that they appear in lower positions. The process is the following:

  1. Accede to Settings> Cloud and Accounts> Accounts.

  2. Click on the Google account that you must delete and select “Delete account”.

  3. Repeat the previous step with all the accounts that are in positions higher than the one you want to establish as the main one.

  4. Once that Google account has come first, log back in with the other accounts that you are going to use in order of priority.

In this way, the Google accounts associated with your Android mobile will be ordered in order of importance to you. At the moment, there does not seem to be any function that allows you to sort the accounts registered on your mobile more easily.

How to delete the Google account from your Android mobile

If what you want directly is to delete a Google account configured on your Android mobile because you are not going to use it anymore, the process to follow is easy and fast:

  1. Go into Settings> Cloud and Accounts> Accounts.

  2. Click on the Google account that you want to delete.

  3. Choose “Delete account” and confirm your decision.

In our example, the “Accounts” menu is accessed from the “Cloud and Accounts” section, although it is possible that on your mobile you will find it directly in “Settings”. “Accounts” is one of the most important menus on the phone, since from it you can manage all accounts registered in the terminal: Google, social networks like Twitter, banks, etc.

In addition to deleting the Google account from the “Accounts” menu, you can also do it changing account password. By changing the security code, the account is unlinked from all the devices on which it is registered and the new password is required to log in again.

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