Quick Answer: How Long Do Unused Gmail Accounts Last?

How do I recover an unused Gmail account?

Go to the Google Account Recovery page.

Enter your email or username and click next.

You’ll be asked for your last password, click “Try another way”.

Here, you’ll be asked for your phone number, click “I don’t have my Phone”..

Do inactive Gmail accounts get deleted?

Google will delete all your data on Gmail, Drive and more if you are inactive for 2 years.

What happens if you don’t use your Gmail account?

Your emails and mail settings will be deleted. You can no longer use your Gmail address to send or receive email. If you change your mind, you may be able to get your Gmail address back. Your Gmail address can’t be used by anyone else in the future.

Do email accounts expire?

Accounts are deactivated and removed after four months of no use. … In summary, unlogged-into Hotmail and Gmail accounts expire after nine months and unlogged-into Yahoo accounts expire after six (unless you pay for Yahoo! Mail Plus).

How long does it take for a Gmail account to be permanently deleted?

We do backup Gmail offline, so it may take up to 60 days to permanently delete any stored copies.”

Does a Gmail account expire?

How do I prevent the expiration of a Gmail account? … According to a post by a software engineer on the Google Product Forum, a Gmail account does expire and will be deleted after approximately 9 months of inactivity.