Users are requested to follow these few simple steps in order to delete the Gmail account permanently. First of all, open the Gmail home page to sign in. Now, you are required click on the gear button to select ‘settings’. Here you will be given with a list of options among which you have to select ‘products. Click on the edit button which is written near your products. Select ‘remove Gmail permanently’ which comes under delete a product. A new page will open that will ask your Gmail username and password. After entering these details click on remove Gmail button to deactivate it permanently.