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How to delete Google Pay account?

With over 34 per cent market share in the UPI ecosystem, Google Pay is the second most popular UPI payment processing platform in India. Right from paying utility bills to topping up the balance on your Fast tag, there is nothing that Google Pay cannot handle.

With in-app biometric security, Google Pay offers a lot of security to its users. Still, it’s important to note that Google collects every transaction you make on Google Pay.

Although the Google Pay states that they do not use the data collected from Google Pay for marketing purposes, according to Google Pay terms, “You agree and specifically consent that we may collect, store, and use your personal data and any communications made through Google Pay, in accordance with Applicable Laws and our Privacy Policy.”

So, if you look at it, Google could use your transaction history in ways that do not include targeted advertisements. Therefore, you are in the right place if you think that Google has too much of your data and don’t want to give the advertisement mogul any more of it.

In this article, we will help you delete your Google Pay account and also guide you on how you can delete the transaction data Google has on you.

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How to delete Google Pay account?

When it comes to apps that offer a clean user interface, Google Pay is the name of the game, and due to this great user interface, users can delete their accounts in a matter of seconds.

To delete your Google Pay account, you can follow the steps given below after opening the application on your system.

How to delete Google Pay account?
  • Click on the profile icon.
  • Head to Settings.
  • Click on Sign out.
  • Click on Sign out in the dialogue box that opens up.

Performing the steps above will delink your UPI IDs from your bank account, and you can relink the same if you install Google Pay again.

Once you have signed out from your account, you can delete the application from your device following the steps given below:

How to delete Google Pay account?
  • Press and hold the Google Pay app icon till the pop-up window opens.
  • Click on the Remove App option.
  • Click on Delete App.

Also read: How to fix the OR-IEH-01 error on Google Pay?


How to delete Google Pay transaction data?

Although you have deleted the Google Pay app from your device, the transactions you made using Google Pay are not deleted yet.

This transaction history can be found on your Google account, and to delete the same, you can follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Open the Google account in your web browser by clicking on this link and click on Payments and subscription.

How to delete Google Pay account?

Step 2: Click on Manage experience under the Google Pay experience tab.

How to delete Google Pay account?

Step 3: Click on Delete.

How to delete Google Pay account?

Step 4: Select the duration of transactions you want to delete.

How to delete Google Pay account?

Step 4: Click on Delete.

How to delete Google Pay account?

Performing the steps above will delete the transaction data from your Google account, but Google can still store some data for legal reasons, as detailed in their privacy policy.

Also read: How to fix or-ccseh-05 error on Google Pay?

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