[2021] How to Remove Myself from Google My Business

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[2021] How to Remove Myself from Google My Business

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You probably are an ex-manager or previous owner and you want to remove yourself from the Google My Business Profile. Follow this easy step by step guide to remove your user quickly.

Note: If you are the primary owner don’t forget to transfer ownership first.

Steps to Remove Myself from Google My Business

  1. On your computer, sign in to Google My Business.
  2. In the left-hand side menu, click “Users”
  3. The “Manage users” section opens up, click on the cross (X) next to your user role
  4. Then a pop-up box appears to confirm you want to remove yourself the account. Click on “Remove”.

Step by Step Screenshots

Step 1

Google My Business Sign in Screen
Sign in to Google My Business.

Step 2

Google My Business "Users" Main Menu Button screenshot
Click on “Users”

Step 3

In the “Manage users” box, click on the cross (X) next to your user

Step 4

Click on “Remove”.

When your access to the Google My Business account is removed, you are notified through email and you will no longer be able to edit business information or take any administrative actions for the profile. But all your past responses to reviews, posts, comments, and other actions will remain.

To gain access again you need to be added once again to the Google My Business Profile.

Remove Yourself from Google My Business -Alternative methods

Single Location

  • Go to Google My Business Dashboard
  • Go to the Info section
  • Then on the right-hand side, you go to the “Closed this business on google”
  • On this section, you will find the “Remove listing” button, click on it 

Multi-Locations

  • Go to Google My Business Dashboard
  • Go to “Businesses”
  • Select the business to remove and click on Actions
  • Remove business

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