How To Recover Deleted Gmail Accounts?

Gmail is the emailing service offered by Google which is an integral part of almost every individual who owns a smartphone. Unlike other Google accounts, Gmail has a very short recovery period that is for two or three business days. If you deleted your account for more than 4-5 days then it’s most probably your account has been permanently deleted. So in this article we will help you to recover permanently deleted Gmail account. Let’s begin.

How to Recover Your Gmail Account?

Follow the step by step instructions provided to recover permanently deleted Gmail account.

Step 1

Open your browser and go to the Gmail recovery page.

Step 2 

After going to the recovery page enter the email id that you want to recover.

Step 3 

Then enter the email id click on next.

Step 4

The next screen will ask you to enter the password that you remember using last to enter there.

Step 5

After this, it will show you a message on your screen saying that your Gmail account has been successfully been recovered.

If you are facing any problem during this process then it could be due to these reasons:

  1. The password that you entered might be wrong.
  2. If you think you’ve entered the right password then check if your caps lock is on or off. By following these methods you can recover permanently deleted Gmail account.

Note: If our account has been deleted more than 3-4 days ago, then you won’t be able to recover that account.

How To Delete A Gmail Account?

Here is a step by step guide to delete your Gmail account.

Step 1

Go to your Gmail page and log into your account and then click on the Settings button on the top right-hand side corner.

Step 2

After you go to the settings page you will see all your account-related information and then on top of that you’ll see a tab that says “Accounts and Import”.

Step 3

after going into “Accounts and import” look for “Change Account Settings” and then go into “Other Google Account Settings”. This will take you to the Google account management page.

Step 4

Now when you enter into “Google Account Management” you will see a tab that says “Data Tools”.

Step 5

Under this section, you will see an option that says “Delete account and data”.

Step 6

After this click on “Delete account and data,” this will give you a warning and it will give you some checkboxes that have to be checked in order to delete your account. after this enter your password in the field that says “current password”.

Step 7

After filling all the formalities click on “Delete my account” and you will have successfully deleted your account.


This was a step by step guide on how to delete and recover permanently deleted Gmail account. For the people who are wondering why their accounts cannot be recovered after 3-4 days, this happens because Google has a very big server that has the information of a lot of different accounts that consume a lot of space.

In order for google to work, they have to keep deleting the data of accounts like these that is why google gives a recovery period of 2-3 days so that a person can recover his/her account if they accidentally deleted it. Let us know in the comments after how long your account was recovered.