How to log out of your Google account . Do you want to unlink your Google account from your phone or tablet because you want to add a different account but don’t know how to do it? Do you want to disconnect the Google account from the browser you are using at the moment, because soon other people will have to use it, but they don’t know what to do? If you ask yourself these questions, you don’t need to worry, because I am here to help you.
In this guide, I will show how to log out of Google account on both Android OS smartphones and tablets as well as iPhone and iPad. I will show you the procedures to perform this operation, both from the device configuration and from the web browser you use. Also, I will explain to you how to disconnect a Google account also via computer.
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How to log out of Google account on Android
If you have an Android smartphone or tablet , you can sign out of the Google account associated with it by acting directly on the device settings. To do this, accessing the settings (the icon with the symbol of a gear that you find on the home screen), clicking on account.
On the screen that appears, touch Google to access the list of accounts associated with the Android phone or tablet in use. Now, if you want to disconnect one of them, tap on it and, in the next section, press the ⋮ symbol that you find in the upper right corner.
In the context menu, press> Remove account and then press> Remove account again on the screen that appears. In this way, you will have disconnected the Google account from the device you own.
If, on the other hand, you have accessed Google through the Google Chrome browser , launch the latter through its quick launch icon on the home screen. Press the ⋮ button located in the upper right.
Click on settings and select username at the top of the screen.
After that, scroll the screen and tap first> Exit Chrome> Exit , to confirm disconnection of Google account from browser sessions.
Alternatively, go to the website account.google.com or any Google website, find the Google thumbnail in the upper right corner and tap on it. In the new screen that appears, tap> Sign out to log out of the session account.
If, at this point, you want to connect a new Google account to your device, all you have to do from the Android settings is go to the account section , or, in the case of web browsing, press the access key that you find on Google.
Sign out of Google account on iOS
If you have an iPhone or iPad , you can sign out of the Google account from the iOS settings or from the browser in use. But we are in order.
To unlink a Google account from iOS, launch the Settings app by tapping the icon with a gear symbol on the screen.
Scroll down the screen and find Account and password .
In the account section , identify the Google account address or the names of your applications, such as gmail .
Now, tap on the individual items and on the new screen tap on the text Remove account and then confirm the procedure by tapping Remove from iPhone .
If, on the other hand, you have accessed a Google site through the browser, touch the colored icon in the upper right corner and, in the new screen that appears, press> Exit to unlink your account. This procedure is valid on any Google services site.
Now, if you want to associate a new Google account with the iPhone or iPad, go to iOS settings through the Account and password section .
Alternatively, in case you want to connect your account to a Google web service via Safari or another browser, go to their website and press the access button in the upper right corner.
How to sign out of your Google account on a computer
If you use Google services on your PC, the procedure to follow to disconnect the account varies depending on the operating system you are using or the application you are using.
If you have set up a Google account on a computer with a Windows 10 operating system , you can directly disconnect it from the operating system settings.
Access the Windows 10 settings panel , using the Windows + (S) key combination or by pressing the start button (the flag icon located in the lower left corner of the screen) and clicking on the icon with a gear symbol .
At this point> account > Email accounts and applications , in the left sidebar.
Now, click on the Google Email Address that you have associated with the computer and hit manage .
On the screen you see> Delete account and confirm the operation by pressing Delete . In this way, you will have disconnected the Google account from Windows 10.
If you’ve associated a Google account with Mac , you can log out by going to macOS settings. To do this, click on the icon with the symbol of a bitten apple (Apple) in the upper left corner of the screen. On the menu, click System Preferences .
In the next window, click Internet Account > Google . Then press the button with the symbol – located at the bottom left and confirm the deletion of the account by pressing accept .
Backup and sync
If you use the Google Drive Backup and Sync software , you can disconnect the associated Google account through the procedures in both Windows and macOS.
In Windows , click on the icon with a speech bubble symbol , located in the lower right, next to the clock, in the application bar.
On MacOS , on the other hand, the icon with the symbol of a speech bubble is in the upper right corner of the menu bar.
This will open a small screen where you have to click on the icon with the ⋮ symbol on the right.
Select preferences> settings , in the left sidebar, and press Disconnect account .
Confirm the operation by pressing the disconnect button .
From the browser
If you use Google web services such as Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Drive, you can unlink your Google account from them with a very simple procedure.
What you need to do is go to the website of the Google service you are interested in and click on the icon in the upper right corner, which represents the thumbnail of your account image or the initial of your name.
At this point, in the menu, press the Exit button , to immediately disconnect the Google account from the web browser.
If you have accessed from multiple browsers, you will need to repeat this procedure for each of them, in order to completely disconnect your Google account login data from your browsing sessions.
Another solution you could adopt is to remove the association between your Google account and a mobile device.
To do this, go to myaccount.google.com and click on the Access & Security tab . that you find on the left.
Look for Device activity and security-related events. , in the left sidebar.
At this point, in the center of the screen, locate the list of devices in which the Google account is associated and press the item Check devices .
Click on one of the devices you want to unlink the account from and hit the Remove button . Finally, confirm the procedure by pressing the Remove button again , in the window that appears, to disconnect the account from the device and applications.