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How to delete your Google Play Store account

Want to remove or edit your Google Play Store account? Whether you want to protect your sensitive data, change your location, or take control of your spending habits, deleting your account, or removing your credit card can be done in just a few minutes.

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How to delete your Google Play Store account

Here you can find quick tutorials on how to do all four.

How to remove a Google Play account from Android

Deleting a Google Play account from your device is pretty straightforward. This will only delete the Google Play account. If you want to delete your Google account, follow our guide here..

Some option titles may vary slightly, depending on your device, but they all follow the same pattern more or less:

    1. Open the Settings app on your device;
    2. open-settings-app
    3. Tap on Accounts;
    4. tap-on-accounts
    5. Choose the Google Play Store account you want to remove. You may have to tap on the three vertical dots on the top right corner;
    6. account-you-want-to-remove
    7. Tap Remove Account, then tap Remove Account again;
    8. tap-remove-account-twice
    9. You may be asked to enter your password, PIN or security pattern to proceed. Enter it and then you’re done.

How to remove your credit card from Google Play

    1. Go to the Google Play Store on your device;
    2. Go to Menu and tap Payment methods;
    3. tap-payment-methods
    4. Scroll down and tap on More payment settings;
    5. more-payment-settings
    6. You will be redirected to your Google account. You may be asked to sign in;
    7. Go to Payment methods and tap Remove on the card you want to remove;
    8. tap-remove
    9. Tap Remove again and it’s done!
    10. tap-remove-again

Deleting other accounts on Android

Managing your other accounts on Android is pretty simple. Let's say you want to delete your PUGB account permanently, including all your data. Here’s how you do it:

    1. Go to Settings on your phone;
    2. Tap on Google;
    3. tap-on-Google
    4. Tap on Connected Apps;
    5. tap-connected-apps
    6. Select the app you want to remove;
    7. select-app-to-remove
    8. Tap Disconnect;
    9. tap-disconnect
    10. Tap Disconnect again;
    11. disconnect-again
    12. You may have to check a box to delete all activities. After that, it’s gone.

How to delete your Google Play history

Deleting your Google Play history can actually help improve the app’s response time. It’s also super easy – you can delete your history in just three easy steps.

    1. Go to the Google Play Store on your device;
    2. Open the app’s Settings;
    3. google-play-settings
    4. Tap on Clear local search history.
    5. clear-local-search-history

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Sibilė spends her days browsing the net, which is where she started to learn about cyber security. She believes that everyone should have the right to go online safely, so now she shares her insights as a NordVPN content writer.