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    Default How Do I Delete Old Devices From My Google Account?

    Hi,

    I was looking through my google account and noticed it has listed every android device we have ever had, including a duplicate Transformer entry (We returned one b.c of light bleed)

    Is there any way to remove the devices from the list that we no longer own or are active?


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    Default Re: How Do I Delete Old Devices From My Google Account?

    Quote Originally Posted by END View Post
    Hi,

    I was looking through my google account and noticed it has listed every android device we have ever had, including a duplicate Transformer entry (We returned one b.c of light bleed)

    Is there any way to remove the devices from the list that we no longer own or are active?


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    There is an option to "Hide" your old devices. Unfortunately, it doesn't work well.

    Best bet, restore to factory, and create a new google account.
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    Default Re: How Do I Delete Old Devices From My Google Account?

    Quote Originally Posted by END View Post
    Hi,

    I was looking through my google account and noticed it has listed every android device we have ever had, including a duplicate Transformer entry (We returned one b.c of light bleed)

    Is there any way to remove the devices from the list that we no longer own or are active?


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    I don't think so. I just did a google of "remove android device from google account" and just looking at the first couple of links (they were google forums and groups) it looks like you can't. From what I read, it seems like you can hide them, but, they will always be in your history. Sounds like people aren't too happy about it because when they sell their phones, they are nervous about it still being associated with their account. But, I don't think it really matters.

    Also, I checked in my account and couldn't find a way to remove a device.

    If you are just concerned with seeing it in the list, I guess hide them. Otherwise, I think you are out of luck. Sorry!!
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    I asked Google and they replied to me that it's impossible for now to remove them, and that I should just hide my old devices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by patrixl View Post
    I asked Google and they replied to me that it's impossible for now to remove them, and that I should just hide my old devices.
    Hasn't been possible for 2 years. I think Google, just wants to keep the info for future reference. Probably have a shared contract with.... Carrier IQ...
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    hello friend,
    I think i have solution to ur problem.
    what u can try is :
    1. GO TO www. google.com/accounts
    2. CLICK ON SECURITY (give on left hand side)
    3. THERE YOU WILL SEE CONNECTED APPLICATIONS AND SITES, THERE CLICK ON MANAGE ACCESS
    4. THEN IT WILL ASK YOU TO ENTER YOUR PASSWORD. ENTER IT.
    5.& NOW THE PAGE WILL OPEN WHERE U CAN SEE ALL YOU DEVICES AND YOU CAN REVOKE ACCESS AND MANAGE THEM.

    HOPE IT WILL BE USEFUL.
    TRY IT..
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    Sorry, can you help me please. I can't find any option to revoke the access to my phone. Thanks.
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    Default Re: How Do I Delete Old Devices From My Google Account?

    Quote Originally Posted by AMIT AGRAWAL2 View Post
    hello friend,
    I think i have solution to ur problem.
    what u can try is :
    1. GO TO www. google.com/accounts
    2. CLICK ON SECURITY (give on left hand side)
    3. THERE YOU WILL SEE CONNECTED APPLICATIONS AND SITES, THERE CLICK ON MANAGE ACCESS
    4. THEN IT WILL ASK YOU TO ENTER YOUR PASSWORD. ENTER IT.
    5.& NOW THE PAGE WILL OPEN WHERE U CAN SEE ALL YOU DEVICES AND YOU CAN REVOKE ACCESS AND MANAGE THEM.

    HOPE IT WILL BE USEFUL.
    TRY IT..
    Really Helped! Thank you
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    Default Re: How Do I Delete Old Devices and APPS From My Google Account?

    Go to your google account wwww.google.com and sign in

    Before starting... connect your phone to a computer and under computers it will come up as a device. Open it, .go into DCIM (photos) and Videos etc and deleted all data.

    1 go into your google profile
    2. select Security
    3 .select Account permissions then view all.
    4. In here you can REVOKE access to any app or device.
    5. I then went into my phone and disconnected everything google accounts etc.
    6. restart your phone try to access your google account and other things
    7. Encrypt your phone with a password (settings-Security-encription)
    8. Now Backup and reset. (this will take a few minutes and your phone HAS to be charged to 80% before it will allow u to reset)

    I would now go back into phone and make sure none of your passwords are available.

    Of course these are extra precautionary steps especially if you have sensitive data and passwords and permission to access anywhere.

    I hope this helps.
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    Go to your google account wwww.google.com and sign in

    1 go into your google profile
    2. select Security
    3 .select Account permissions then view all.
    4. In here you can REVOKE access to any app or device.
    5. I then went into my phone and disconnected everything google accounts etc.
    6. restart your phone try to access your google account and other things
    7. Encrypt your phone with a password (settings-Security-encription)
    8. Now Backup and reset.

    I hope this helps.

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