You will find a way here on how to log out of Gmail from those devices without needing to change your password.
In a nutshell, I’ll also title this DIY as a way to secure your Gmail account.
How To Log Out Of Gmail On Android
Samsung, Huawei, Infinix, One plus, Techno, etc all have one thing in common, they are all android devices.
Android and Gmail are synonymous, you can’t have full access to your android device without linking your Gmail account.
This section focuses on signing out mainly from your Gmail app for android and Gmail in chrome.
If you access Gmail true another means like a browser, the steps are very different, go down to the Online part.
Steps To Sign Out Of Gmail On Android
Step 1: Open the settings app; From your android’s application menu, open your default Android “Settings” app. It is mostly represented by a gear ⚙️.
Step 2: Open the “Account” option; Scroll down your “Settings” options till you locate “Account“.
In most Android devices(Samsung), you’ll need to select the “Account” options, others may just be a dropdown.
Step 3: Select “Google“; You should see the “Google” account option, it is mostly the first option.
Step 4: Pick an Account; In a situation where your device has many accounts, you should select the account you wish to remove.
Note: You can’t remove the Gmail account used in setting up your Android device. (ANDROID and GMAIL go hand in hand)
Step 5: Locate the “Remove” option; On most android devices, the “Remove Account” option will be visible.
If you can’t find yours, at the top of your screen are three horizontal dots ⋮, click this a menu drops down.
Step 6: Remove the account; Click on the “Remove Account” option. This will sign the Gmail account you picked out of the Android device completely.
How To Sign Out Gmail On iPhone
Unlike Android phones, your Gmail account isn’t a major part of your iOS device.
You can integrate your Gmail account with your browser(chrome) or Gmail app for iOS.
This DIY will show you how to log out of Gmail for your iPhone Gmail app.
To log out of Gmail using a browser, go to the section below.
Steps To Log Out Of Gmail On iPhone
Step 1: Open Gmail; From your app tray, locate and open your Gmail app.
Step 2: Open the “Option” menu; At the top of your screen, mostly at the top-left, click on the ‘option‘ menu. It is represented by three horizontal lines ☰.
Step 3: Access the accounts menu; In the slide-in menu, at the very top of your screen, you’ll find the current Gmail account.
Towards the right is a kind of “v” shaped icon, tap this to access all accounts signed to the app.
Step 4: Tap the “Manage Accounts” option; You can find this at the bottom of the last Gmail account there.
Step 5: Edit your accounts; At the top-right part of your screen is the “Edit” button, tap this.
Step 6: Remove the account; Appended to the right of each Gmail account is a “Remove” button. Click the one next to the account you wish to remove.
Step 7: Confirm the removal; At the top-left section of the screen is a “Done” option, click this to confirm the removal.
How To Remove A Gmail Account From A Browser
Now, this section will show you how to log out of Gmail from a browser. If you logged into your Gmail with your PC browser
Mobile browser etc, this will show you how-to. The section is divided into two sections.
Steps To Sign Out Gmail From A Desktop Browser
Step 1: Open your Gmail account; On your device browser, open https://www.gmail.com/.
This leads to your default email address’ inbox.
Step 2: Access the account menu; At the top-right section of your account, click your profile picture.
If your Gmail account doesn’t have a profile yet(you can set it), what you’ll find there is the first letter of your Gmail’s address.
Step 3: Sign out; At the bottom of the drop-down menu, click on “Sign Out“. This will sign you out of your Gmail account,
any other Gmail account will be signed out too. The sign out button takes you to the “Choose An Account” page.
Step 4: Remove the account: Click on the “Remove An Account” option. It is at the bottom of your page.
Step 5: Delete Account; At the far right of each account, an X icon appears. Click the X next to the Gmail account you want to remove.
Step 6: Confirm Delete; If Gmail prompts you, click on “Ok” to confirm your delete.
Your Gmail account will be removed from the computer’s browser.
If you signed in to other browsers, go to each and follow the same steps.
Steps To Log Out Of Gmail From Mobile Browsers(EXCEPT CHROME FOR ANDROID)
To sign out of Gmail with chrome browser, go to the very top(most especially android users)
Step 1: Open Gmail; From your address bar, type in https://www.gmail.com/, this will take you to your Gmail inbox.
Step 2: Open the ‘Option‘ menu; From the top left part of your screen is the options menu. It is represented with three horizontal lines ☰.
Step 3: Select your account; At the top of your screen, you’ll see the current Gmail account is a type of rectangular box, click it.
Step 4: Sign Out; The next window shows you all the gmail account signed to the browser. Click on “Sign Out“.
Step 5: Tap the “Remove Account” option; On the next page, at the bottom of your screen is the “Remove Account” option. Select this.
Step 6: Pick an account to remove; At the far right of all Gmail accounts in the browser is a
remove sign it might be an X or a hyphen surrounded by a circle ⛔(if you know its name tell me 😉) click any sign you find there.
Step 7: Confirm Removal; Gmail will ask you to confirm your Removal.
How To Sign Out Of Gmail On Other Devices
How this works is this. You logged in with a friend’s device to check up something.
You now far from him/her and can’t access her device to log out of your Gmail. The big ‘G’s have a solution for you.
With your desktop browser, you can sign out of Gmail across any device your account is signed to.
If your first intention was to change your password, relax, I’ve got you covered.
Steps To Logout Of Gmail On Other Devices
Step 1: On your desktop browser, open your Gmail account from this link https://www.gmail.com/.
If you have no access to a PC, don’t stress it, we can work with your mobile phone.
If you have a Chrome mobile browser, we can work with it too.
After launching any of the browsers, from the top-right menu, toggle on the “Desktop View” option. Then open your Gmail account.
It should have that desktop view. (For the record I used my mobile device for this tutorial)
Step 2: Go to the very end of your page, at the far right you’ll see “Last account activity“, click on “Details“
Step 3: On the next page, click the “Sign Out All Other Web Sessions” button. This will log out your Gmail on other device Like Magic 🔮).
You can see a list of devices you’ve logged in with recently.
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