How to delete the Google account in Xiaomi Redmi 3

How to delete the Google account in Xiaomi Redmi 3

If you want to delete the Google account from a Redmi 3 either to sell your terminal, give it to a relative or friend, recycle it or if you have decided to switch to another Google account, you can do so by following the steps indicated below.

In the following sections, we will provide you with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions to perform this process safely and effectively. You'll learn how to unlink your Google account and how to make sure your personal data is protected during the process.

When delete the Google account from Redmi 3 we deactivate the FRP (Factory Reset Protection) of the operating system Android 5.1 (Lollipop), this is a protection that links the Xiaomi Redmi 3 to a Google account so that when it is rebooted or blocked due to loss or theft, ask for the Google account username and password.

Table of Contents:

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

To delete the Google account go to the settings of your Xiaomi, it is the icon of the gear wheel, the settings icon should be on the home screen or in the phone menu, you can access the main menu by dragging your finger from the bottom to the top of the screen.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

We go down through the settings of the Redmi 3 and look for the section called “Accounts & sync”, click to access this section.

Accounts & sync Xiaomi

3- Third step:

Within the "Accounts & sync”" section, a section called "Google" will appear along with the rest of the accounts from other services. If this section does not appear, it is because there is no account linked to the Xiaomi Redmi 3.

Accounts & sync - Google en Xiaomi

4- Fourth step:

If you have several Google accounts on this Xiaomi Redmi 3, they will all appear here. Click on the account you want to delete from the Redmi 3, if you only have one account, go to the next step.

When you finish this tutorial you can repeat it to remove all the accounts you have linked to this device.

List of Google accounts on Xiaomi

5- Fifth step:

All the Google information that is synchronized with your Xiaomi Redmi 3 such as calendar, contacts, email, etc. will appear here.

Click on the "More" button that appears at the bottom of the screen.

More button Xiaomi

6- Sixth step:

A panel will be displayed from the bottom of the screen with two options, click on "Remove account" to remove this Google account from the Xiaomi Redmi 3.

Remove Google account in Xiaomi

7- Seventh step:

A confirmation message will appear to avoid removing an account from the Xiaomi Redmi 3 by mistake, click on “Remove account” again to confirm. All data on this account will be deleted from the device.

Confirm Remove Google account in Xiaomi

Video instructions

After deleting Google account

After you delete the account, you may want to reset the Redmi 3 to its factory state and thus eliminate all data from the Xiaomi, to do this from “Settings” click on “System”, then “Reset settings”, then “Factory data reset” and finally “Delete all”.

This is the method for unlink Google account from Xiaomi Redmi 3 and erase all your data from the system settings.

Another more drastic method to erase the Google account in a Xiaomi Redmi 3 would be doing a hard reset or factory reset. It is a drastic method because in addition to deleting the Google account it resets the Xiaomi to its factory state and has to re-optimize all applications which takes more time than a simple deletion of Google account.

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About the device:

Xiaomi Redmi 3 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5 mm (5.48 x 2.74 x 0.33 in), a weight of 144 grams, , a screen size of 5.0 inches (~71.1% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53), a graphics card Adreno 405, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.

The Xiaomi Redmi 3 comes from the factory with the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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