How to Delete Imap Account from Gmail Application?

How to Delete Imap Account from Gmail App

Delete IMAP account is different for Gmail on the browser and the Gmail application on your iOS or Android device.Here are the following steps to delete your IMAP account from the Gmail application on your mobile.

Let us see for an Android device.

  • Step : 1 Launch the home screen button on your smartphone.
  • Step : 2 Click on the home menu to display the list of applications present on your phone.
  • Step : 3 Locate the Gmail app and open it.
  • Step : 4 When the Gmail app opens, you will see you are logged in to your account showing you the Inbox mails.
  • Step : 5 You will notice three small horizontal lines on the left side of the screen.
  • Step : 6 Once you press the lines, it will open up the account information and show you the options like Inbox, Sent, Outbox, drafts, and so on.
  • Step : 7 Click on the account email id displayed at the top of the screen.
  • Step : 8 You will find a small drop-down arrow next to the log in email id.
  • Step : 9 The arrow will display:
  • Step : 10 Presently logged in the Email address
  • Step : 11 Add Account
  • Step : 12 Manage Accounts
  • Step : 13 Press the Manage Accounts option.
  • Step : 14 The Manage account will further display a list of accounts linked to Gmail. They are:
  • Step : 15 Google account
  • Step : 16 Personal (IMAP)
  • Step : 17 Add Account
  • Step : 18 Since we are looking at how to delete IMAP account, select IMAP.
  • Step : 19 Once you press the IMAP account, it will display the account linked to Gmail via IMAP settings and will also show the account settings.
  • Step : 20 Click on the account linked to Gmail.
  • Step : 21 You will see three dotted option at the top-right corner of the device in a vertical order.
  • Step : 22 Click the dots and click Remove Account.
  • Step : 23 Clicking the Remove Account option will open up a confirmation window.
  • Step : 24 Click the Remove Account option again in the confirmation box. Once done, the account linked to Gmail using IMAP settings will be deleted.
  • Step : 25 By Using these steps we can execute that how to delete imap account from Gmail application.

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