This week it was announced that Google are going to start deleting a bunch of idle, unused accounts at the end of 2023 to free up space.
Check your Gmail NOW: Google warns it will start deleting THOUSANDS of accounts this year – here’s how to make sure yours is safe https://t.co/NnOAMGJq46
— AlltheInterweb News (@AllInterwebNews) May 18, 2023
The move is also to tighten security, with accounts using compromised passwords and those who failed to do a security check for a significant length of time under threat.
Users have until December 2023 to take steps needed to keep their account active.