How to Log Out of Gmail


This wikiHow teaches you how to sign out of your Gmail account. You can do this on the Gmail website and in the Gmail app for iPhone and iPad. For Android, you can sign out of a Gmail account if it isn't the account that you used to set up the Android; however, to remove the setup account, you'll need to factory reset your phone.

Part 1
On Desktop

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Go to . This will open the inbox of the default Gmail account.

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It's the circle in the top-right side of the page. A drop-down menu will appear. If you haven't set a profile picture for your email, this icon will be the first letter of your first name on a colored background.

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It's in the bottom-right corner of the drop-down menu. Doing so will log you out of your Gmail account (as well as any other Gmail accounts on the computer) and take you to the "Choose an account" page.

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This link is at the bottom of the page.

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This should be next to the account that you want to remove from the browser's saved accounts.

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Doing so will remove your account from the browser's list of saved accounts. If you want to log in again, you'll have to enter both your email address and your password.

Part 2
On iPhone

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Tap the Gmail app icon, which resembles a red "M" on a white background. Your inbox will open.

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It's in the top-left corner of the screen. A pop-out menu will appear.

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This triangle is above the top-right corner of the Inbox section of the pop-out menu. A drop-down menu will appear.

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It's below the bottom account in the menu.

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You'll see this option in the top-right corner of the screen.

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Do so next to the account that you want to log out of.

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Doing so will remove the account and return you to the last signed-in account (if applicable) or the sign-in screen.

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It's in the top-left corner of the screen. Your account has successfully been signed out of the Gmail app.

Part 3
On Android

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Tap the gear- or slider-shaped icon in the App Drawer.

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You'll find this near the top of the Settings page. You may have to tap Accounts on a Samsung Galaxy phone.

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This will open the Google accounts section.

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Tap the account that you want to sign out of Gmail. You cannot select the Google account that you used to set up your Android phone.

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It's in the top-right corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.

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Doing so will remove the Google account from your Android and any apps that use it, including Gmail.[1]