You may want to download your Gmail data before deleting your account, as it will be lost otherwise. Here’s how to download your Gmail data and save it to your computer.
Deleting your Gmail account will vary slightly depending on the device you’re using to delete it. Here are instruction on deleting the account from a computer, Android device,and iOS device.
You can jump there using this link or by opening Gmail, clicking on the grid next to your user icon, and clicking on the Account option from the pop-up menu.
Here you should be prompted to sign into your Google account for security purposes. Sign into the Google account you have your Gmail account under to proceed.
Here, Google may require you to re-sign in to your account.
Since iOS doesn’t have OS-level Google settings, you’ll need to have the Gmail app installed on your device to proceed with deletion of your Gmail account. Or, you can proceed in the web browser using the instructions for computers listed above.
As with the other processes, Google may require you to re-confirm the password for your account here.