How do I delete my Google Cloud Platform Account?

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I have 2 cloud accounts, I need to use only one so that I'm not billed for both the accounts. A little help needed.
Apr 18, 2018 in GCP by nitinrawat895
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11 answers to this question.

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There's no need to delete the account, you can delete the default project.

Select the project from the drop-down menu.

Just go the IAM & Admin section in the left taskbar.

Click on the shut-down button.

Your work is done.

answered Apr 18, 2018 by kurt_cobain
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I did a search on this and found this documentation very helpful

Hope this helps

https://cloud.google.com/support/docs/close-account
answered Aug 2, 2018 by bug_seeker
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Deleting your GCP account is same as deleting your Google Account.

You delete your account in a similar way.
answered Dec 7, 2018 by Nikhil
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By deleting GCP you mean deleting the running project? If that is the scenario then you can detach all the attached resources and then delete all the services that you are using. This way you will not be charged for anything. Because GCP is a pay as you use Cloud Service. Hope this helps
answered Dec 7, 2018 by kailash
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To "close" your billing account:

a. Go to the Cloud Platform Console https://console.cloud.google.com/

b. Hamburger menu: select Billing.

c. Select the billing account name. (Do this twice.)

d. Click "Close billing account."

e. Type "close" to confirm.

answered Dec 7, 2018 by Nitesh
Does this actually work?
Hey @ach yes it works.
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If by deleting you mean closing your project running on GCP, then

Go to your developer account select project from drop down then go top right corner click three dots icon and select project settings and then click on shut down.

answered Dec 7, 2018 by Shuvodip
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You can shut down projects using the GCP Console or the projects.delete() method.

This method immediately marks a project to be deleted and sends a notification email to the project owner. A project that is marked for deletion is not usable. After approximately 30 days, the project will be fully deleted. To stop this process during the 30-day period you can stop the process of deletion.

answered Dec 7, 2018 by Nitesh Agarwal
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Here is a detailed process of how you can create, modify and delete your project from GCP.
answered Dec 7, 2018 by Bobin
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To close a billing account you can do are the following steps.:

  1. Go to the Google Cloud Platform Console.
  2. Open the console left side menu and select Billing.
  3. If you have more than one billing account, select the billing account name.
  4. Click Close billing account.
answered Dec 7, 2018 by Sona
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You can see the steps of closing a billling account here on the GCP documentation.

https://cloud.google.com/billing/docs/how-to/manage-billing-account
answered Dec 7, 2018 by gcp
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How do I delete me cloud and account can you do it for me
answered Jan 18 by dodge123@yahoo.com
  1. Go to your Google Account.
  2. On the left navigation Panel, click Data & personalization.
  3. On the Download, delete, or make a plan for your data panel, click Delete a service or your account.
  4. On the Delete your Google Account panel, click Delete your account.

Reference and to know more: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32046

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