How to delete YouTube account

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Preliminary information


Before going into the details of this guide and explain yourself how to delete youtube account, you should know that deleting the YouTube account means deleting your channel on the famous video sharing site which, in addition to allowing you to upload your own videos to the network, allows you to send private messages, comment on the videos of other users and subscribe to other channels.


By deleting your YouTube channel, you will still be able to access the popular video sharing service with your Google account and take advantage of features that do not require a channel, such as watching videos and buying movies.

Delete mobile YouTube account

Be your intention è delete a YouTube account from mobile, you should know that this procedure is not allowed using the YouTube application for Android and iOS. However, if you have a smartphone equipped with Android, to delete your account you just need to access the phone settings, while if you have an iPhone you can do the operation by downloading the official Google app. Now I'll explain everything to you in detail.

Android


As mentioned above, to delete a YouTube account on Android you need to access the settings of your device, select the Google account associated with your YouTube channel and confirm the cancellation of the latter.


To proceed, take your smartphone, tap on the icon gear wheel present on the home screen, to access the Settings of Android, tap the option Google e, in the new screen that appears, choose the items Google Account and Data and personalization.

Now, if you want to download a backup copy of the videos on your YouTube channel, access the section Download or delete your data or establish a plan for managing it, select the voice Download your data and do tap on pulsating Uncheck all, then move the toggle next to the option YouTube da OFF a ON and press pulsating NEXT.

It then indicates the type of file archive to create by choosing one of the options agolable from ZIP and TGZ and specify the maximum dimensions (1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 10 GB and 50 GB) process the menu to tendin Archive size (max). Finally, select one of the options agolable from Email the download linkAdd to DriveAdd to DropboxAdd to OneDrive and Add to Box (to indicate how to receive the download link of the archive in question) and tap the button Create archive.

Once you've created a backup copy of the videos uploaded to your YouTube channel, you're ready to delete it. To do this, log back into Settings of Android, select the items Google and Google Account and do tap onl'opzione Data and personalization. In the new screen that appears, select the item Delete a service or your account and premi onl'opzione Delete a service.



Then type the Password of your Google account in the appropriate field, tap on the icon basket present accanto alla voce YouTube, re-enter the Password of your account and choose the option I would like to permanently delete my content. Finally, to confirm your intention, put the check mark next to the item The following data will be deleted and do tap on pulsating Delete my content.

iPhone

If you have one iPhone, to delete your YouTube account, start the Google application (if you haven't downloaded it yet, my guide on how to download Google on iOS might be useful), tap on thelittle man located at the top right and select yours Google account, to log in.

Then press the icon of gear wheel located at the top left, tap on the item Manage Google account e, in the new screen that appears, select the option Personal data and privacy.

Now, if you want to create an archive with the account data you want to delete, choose the item Download your data, press the button Uncheck all and then move the lever next to the item YouTube da OFF a ON. Infine, premium pulsating Successful Passaggio, specifies il archive format, maximum dimensions and delivery method and do tap on pulsating Create archive.


Next, in the section Manage Google account, choose the option Account preferences and tap on the item Elimina i servizi Google. Then enter your account password in the field Enter your password, award-winning NEXT e tap on the basket present accanto alla voce YouTube.

Now, re-enter the Password of your Google account, choose the option I would like to permanently delete my content, put the required check marks and confirm your intention by pressing the button Delete my content.

Delete YouTube account from computer

It was preferred delete a YouTube account from your computer, you will be happy to know that, even in this case, the procedure to follow is simple and takes a few minutes.

If your intention is to delete your YouTube channel by also downloading the data and contents contained therein, linked to the main Google page, click on the button Log in located at the top right, select yours Google account and enter the Password in the appropriate field, in order to log in.

Then click on yours photo located at the top right (or on the icon of thelittle man if you have not customized your account), click on the button Google Account e, on the newly opened page, select the option Data and personalization present in the sidebar on the left. Now, click on the item Download your data present in the box Download or delete your data or establish a plan for managing it, click on the option Uncheck all and apponi il segno di spunta accanto alla voce YouTube.

Clicca, quindi, on pulsating Successful Passaggioselect il delivery method of the backup copy you are creating by selecting one of the agolable options (Email me the download link, Add to Drive, Add to Dropbox, Add to OneDrive and Add to Box), specifies the file type to create (ZIP o TGZ) and le maximum dimensions archive (1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 10 GB and 50 GB). Finally, click on the button Create archive And that's it.

After completing the creation and download of the archive containing the data associated with your YouTube channel, you are ready to permanently delete it. To proceed, access the page again Data and personalization, choose the option Delete a service or your account and press on the item Delete a service present in the box Delete a Google service.

Then enter your Google account password in the field Enter your password, award-winning NEXT, click on the icon basket relative to YouTube and re-enter the Password of your account. On the newly opened page, choose the option I would like to permanently delete my content, put the check mark required to proceed with the cancellation and click on the button Delete my content.

To confirm your intention, type the email address associated with your Google account in the field Confirm by typing your email address and press pulsating Delete my content.

Alternatively, if you do not intend to make a backup of your YouTube account data, you can also delete it from the YouTube settings. In this case, connected to the main page of the Google video sharing service e, if you have not already done so, click on the button Log in located at the top right, in order to log in with your account.

Next, tap on yours photo located at the top right (or on the icon of thelittle man if you haven't customized your account), choose the item Settings from the menu that opens and select the option View or change your account settings present accanto alla voce Account settings. In the newly opened page, click on the item Advanced Settings present in the sidebar on the left and click on the button Delete channel.

Eliminare account YouTube Music

If you are wondering how to delete youtube music account, you should know that the latter is nothing more than the music streaming service launched by “Big G” and which you can access with your Google account, both free and paid, by activating the Music Premium subscription.

Therefore, if by "delete YouTube Music account" you intend to deactivate the renewal of your subscription, proceed as follows: if you have a device Android, launch the YouTube Music app, tap on yours photo located at the top right, choose the option Paid subscriptions and do tap on pulsating Manage. Premium, quindi, on pulsating apri placed next to the browser installed on your device, enter your Google account data in the appropriate fields e, in the new open page, click on the options Unsubscribe and Yes, cancel.

If, on the other he, you have a iPhone or iPad, to deactivate YouTube Music, go to Settings of iOS (by tapping on the gear wheel), tap on yours name displayed above, select the option iTunes Store and App Store and tap yours first Apple ID e poi onl'opzione View Apple ID, then choose the items Subscriptions and Music Premium and do tap onl'opzione Unsubscribe.

Finally, if you prefer to proceed from a computer, connected to the official YouTube Music site, click on yours photo located at the top right, choose the option Paid subscriptions e, in the new open page, click on the button Unsubscribe. Confirm your intention by clicking on the buttons NEXT and Yes, cancel And that's it. For the detailed procedure, I leave you to my guide on how to disable YouTube Premium.

Delete YouTube account without password

You would like to delete your YouTube channel but don't remember it Password associated with your Google account? In this case, first you can proceed with the recovery of the latter e, subsequently, put into practice the instructions I have given you in the previous paragraphs, in order to delete your YouTube channel.

If you have a device Android, to recover your Google account password, log in to Settings of your smartphone, select the options Google and Google Account e, in the new screen displayed, press on the item Personal information. Now, tap on the item Password and choose the option Dimentic password?.

If, on the other he, you have a iPhone or iPad or would you rather proceed from computer, start the browser you usually use to surf the Internet, connected to the main Google page, press the button Log in located at the top right, select yours Google account e, in the new screen that appears, choose the option Forgot password?.

Now, regardless of the device in your possession, if you remember at least one password you used in the past for the account in question, enter it in the field Insert last password and press pulsating NEXT. If not, click on the item Try a different method and indicate the date of creation of your Google account through the drop-down menus Month and Year.

If even in this case you are unable to retrieve the access key to your account, press the option again Try a different method, enter your secondary email address in the field Enter your email address and press pulsating NEXT. Then type the code that was emailed to you, in the field Insertion codice, award-winning NEXT and follow the instructions shown on the screen to try to recover your account password.

It will be useful to know that the methods for recovering your Google account password may change depending on the security information associated with the account in question. To find out more, I leave you to my guide on how to recover Google account.



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