We have a dedicated and devoted team of professional writers with multi-dimensional experience of several years. The primary email address you add on your android device is quite difficult to remove mainly because of the apps linked to it. Otherwise, you still the old Google account to complete first timer registration. Anyway, go this post and get more idea about this issue. One of the articles pointed out that when next you ever plan to format your Android phone either permanently or temporary, using computer desktop or laptop, always remove Google account from your phone. Would you rather switch Google or Gmail Accounts on your Android phone than open a new one on different devices? Just go to Google and see the Google accounts linked to your phone. I bought the tablet from a friend and now I cannot remove his Google account so that I can use mine.
After that, just select which data you want to sync with your Android device. Always put at the back of your mind that removing the account will delete all of its messages, contacts, and other data from the phone. Let me quickly sound this warning about formatting your phone. If you have changed your Gmail address, you can clear the old account without resetting by clearing the data and cache in the Google Apps application. Here is another method to change the primary Gmail account on your Android device.
Should you have any question on this topic, please feel free to ask in the comments section. I also run my own domain, and have just migrated my domain's email and calendar to Google Apps. I also want to remove the account xyz gmail. That Account I have set at the First time in to my device and now I am not able to remove it from the Device. Thus you can use the same preferences on all your Android devices.
Please include your name and phone number and a brief report of the tip. I am not advising you to switch your primary Gmail account to Yahoo! He loves to put things together to create a bigger solution. Let us see the methods to change the primary Gmail account. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. I believe I had a similar problem. As a result, we produce quality content on a variety of subjects.
So, for the sake of familiarity, we will refer Google account as Gmail account from now on in this article. However, you can always change the primary or the default Gmail account on your mobile phone. I just bought the Moto X on Verizon. Unfortunately, if you really need to change the main Google account, this is the only option unless you gain root access. There you have all account associated with your phone. So, do backup all your contacts and other data.
You will be prompted to create a new account or login using an existing account. However, about a year ago, I changed my primary email to Yahoo! I have a Samsung Moment, that is running the stock Android 2. Note: I tried all Gmail account I have tried on it, the one for , Google plus, , etc but none work except the information in the post above. Some people call Google account as Gmail account for the simple reason that Gmail is the most used Google service, apart from the search engine, of course! Make sure to back everything up before resetting to avoid losing data from your phone. Because literally, to format Android phone is a straightforward procedure but today I learned it even the hardest way and also got to know that before you format any Android phone always try as much as you can to remove your Google account.
This becomes the primary Google account. Also Read: Not all Android device users might feel the necessity to change their primary Google account, but some might experience a need to switch the primary Google account to make their work email the primary one or any other reason. Step 1: Open Google Settings. Normally the Android does not allow you to change the primary account without deleting everything on the device. . And, we have to re-install the applications that we need to use.
In my Device I have entered the the xyz gmail. I just went ahead and did the reset, entered my new Google account information when it reloaded and am in the process of redownloading my applications now. Before you switch accounts, you have to add the account you want to switch on to. It worked fine to remove the second account. As far as the apps go, you would have to log in to the account that owns them in order not to have to pay for them again.