Why do I need a Gmail account?
Alfred adopts Google login because it is the safest mechanism on the market. You don’t type in your password in Alfred or create a separate account, which makes Alfred safer. The account/password are stored on your device. Nobody has access to it.
In other words, keeping your Gmail password safe is the first and the most important step to keep your Alfred safe!
What if I want to delete the account?
Alfred adopts Gmail to log in, which means that you don’t really create an account for Alfred but give us access to your Gmail account. Therefore, all you have to do is turn off your permission to Alfred on the Google side: