Google will start delete Google accounts that have been inactive for two years or more, with all the content that they could have inside, such as photos from Google Photos, documents or emails.
Take note if you have forgotten Google accounts: starting in December 2023, Google will delete accounts that have been inactive for two years, but not before in
Google account cleaning
Google and Android accounts go hand in hand, as they are required to use almost all Google applications and some system functions, such as backup. In addition, it is possible that over time you have created some secondary Google accounts for a specific case and since then you have forgotten about her.
Until now this had no major impact and the account would continue to be available to you the next time you need it, but as of December Google will begin deleting accounts that have been inactive for more than two yearsstarting with those that were created and never used.
Google argues that the reason for the purge is that these abandoned accounts are more likely to be hacked by using old passwords that have been leaked and not having two-step verification. One of these abandoned accounts can be hacked and used to en
As a consequence, accounts that have not been used for two years will be deleted with all their content, including photos, emails, documents, Drive files, calendar events and so on. This policy applies to personal accounts and not company accounts.
What can you do to keep your account
If you have a lot of Google accounts and want to keep them all despite not actively using them, the good news is that it won’t cost you too much to prevent them from being deleted your accounts. You just have to perform an action that marks it as active.
With login account is enough so that it is considered active, which gives you about two years of margin until it is again on the verge of deletion. Other actions you can perform are the following:
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