This blogpost is mainly a reminder for myself where I can delete this information.

But what’s all about?

Recently I installed bigrquery and ran queries against Google’s BigQuery cloud-database before I had installed gcloud (and did the authorization as described at

So R asked me to authorize the session in a browser. So far so good.

But every time I started a new R session I was asked if I want to use the well known account or another one.

So I was wondering where this account information was stored and how I could delete this information.

So the search did start. First I thought there must be somewhere a .httr-oauth file lying around.

No way!

It was stored in a file in ~/Library/Caches/gargle named after the Google account I was using.