Remove a domain from your Google Workspace account

To cancel or delete your Google Workspace account, follow these instructions.

If you have an additional domain or secondary domain alias that you no longer use with your Google Workspace account, you can remove the domain from your account. Your users will stop receiving email and other Google services at the domain. 

Remove a domain from Google Workspace or Cloud Identity

Use Google Sites? Removing a domain permanently deletes any sites built in that domain. Before removing the domain, copy any sites that you want to save to another Google domain:
  1. Sign in as a user in the other domain.
  2. Follow instructions to copy a classic site.
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. If you are removing a secondary domain:
    1. Delete any groups associated with this domain. 
    2. Remove any user aliases associated with this domain. 
    3. From the Admin console Home page, go to Users.
    4. To find users with the domain you are removing:
      1. Download a list of users and sort or file by the domain in the user's email address.
      2. Use the Directory API to get a list of users by domain.
    5. Rename any users that are associated with this domain.

      Tip: If you have a large number of users, you can rename them in bulk.

    6. Remove any test or alias domains associated with the domain, for example,

  3. In the Admin console, go to Menu ""and then"" Accountand thenDomainsand thenManage domains.
  4. In Manage domains, scroll to the domain you're removing, and click Remove.

Reuse your domain's name

Usually, you can reuse a domain's name in your current Google Workspace account within 30 minutes of removing it. However, if the domain had a large number of users, you might need to wait up to 24 hours.

Note: To use the domain for a new Google Workspace account, you might need to wait up to 48 hours. Learn more
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