I want to add a 2nd gmail account. It will have my name in it yet, I don't need Google Apps as I don't need a domain and I don't need another Google Account. My name is very common so takes awhile ...
I know it doesn't make much of a difference, as Gmail forwards all messages to "john.doe" and "johndoe" to the same inbox, but I don't want it there anymore. The . shows up whenever my Gmail username ...
What happens to my web based email (i.e. Gmail, Yahoo) username after I completely close down my account? Is the username I closed down made available to new users or is it retired for good?