How To Sign Out of a Google Account

How To Sign Out of a Google Account

In this article, you're going to learn how to sign out of a Google account on all platforms (gmail sign out of all devices)


You can do it from just about any Google page, such as your Gmail or a Google Doc.
 
  1. Locate your profile picture in the top right hand corner of the screen. Click on your profile picture to open a new menu. 
  2. Click on the image to open a dropdown menu.
  3. Click "Sign out" on the bottom of the menu.

 

Why sign out of a Google account

 

There are many reasons why you might want to sign out of a Google account. For example, users running multiple accounts may want to switch between them. It’s also possible that you forgot to sign out of your account while using someone else’s device.

 

Signing out of a Google account is easy. All you have to do is follow the correct steps for your platform. This article touches on platforms such as web browsers, for example, Windows 10’s Microsoft Edge, Android, iOS, and more.

 

Video: How to Sign Out of Google on a Desktop or Mobile Device

 

 

How to sign out of a Google account on desktop

 

Also: how to sign out of Google account on laptop

 

It’s important to make sure you sign out of your Google account on devices that aren’t yours, or shared computers in your household. While signed into an account, Google will track various information such as your browsing history, saved passwords, and more.

 

To make sure people without permission don’t get access to your account, it’s best to always sign out when you leave the computer.

  1. Open any web browser you use. It doesn’t matter what operating system you’re on, any browser should do the job.

  2. Navigate to google.com and locate your profile picture in the top right of the page.

  3. Click on your profile picture, and then choose Sign out from the context menu.

    sign out of google account on desktop

  4. If you have multiple accounts listed, some browsers won’t allow you to only sign out of one. In this case, click on the Sign out of all accounts button.

That’s it! After completing these steps, you’ve successfully signed out of your Google account on the local machine.

 

How to sign out of a Google account on iOS

 

Also: how to sign out of Gmail on iphone

 

There’s one major difference when signing out of your Google account on a mobile device: applications. When you sign out of one app, your account may still remain active in another. This guide will focus on how to sign out of your Google account on Safari for iOS.

 

If you’re signed into multiple apps with your Google account, you’ll need to repeat these steps for all of them.

  1. Open Safari (or any other app you’re currently signed into with your Google account) on your iPhone or iPad.

  2. Tap on your profile picture in the upper right corner. Tap on the Sign out button. Similarly to computer browsers, you may need to sign out of all currently active accounts as well.

    sign out of google account on iOS

How to sign out of Google account on Android

 

Also: how to sign out of Google account on phone


Android users need to follow a slightly different route when signing out of Google accounts. This is unique to the platform, and should be a universal solution to all Android users regardless of what device or model you use.

  1. Tap on your phone’s Settings icon, and then select Accounts

  2. Select Google.

  3. Select Remove account.

How to sign out of Google account on all devices

 

There are some situations where you might want to consider signing out of all currently active sessions. For example, if you forgot to log out of your Google account before leaving, or if you believe someone is using the account without authorized access.

  1. Go to Google’s Device Activity page in any browser, on any platform.

  2. If you're not signed in to your Google account, click the blue Sign in button to do so. You’ll need to sign into the same account you want to end all sessions for.

  3. Click on the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of a device, and then choose Sign out. This will force your account to terminate access on that specific device.

    sign out of google account on all devices

  4. Repeat this for any devices you want to log out of. If you don’t recognize a device on the list, it’s best to change your Google account’s password after signing out.

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