The best thing about android is its usability and ease of use. However, when it comes to sign out from a Gmail account in android, it becomes tricky. As we all know, we can add multiple Gmail accounts to one android device without any problem. We can read emails, use Google+ or any other google service with any of these added accounts. But, sometimes we need to sign out from a Gmail account in android for some reasons. Google has done a strange thing here. It allows us to sign in directly from its Gmail, Google+ or any other app, but haven’t included an option to sign out from the app. If we want to sign out from a Gmail account, we have to completely remove it from our android device.
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Sign out from a Gmail account in android
Removing or signing out from a Gmail account in android is a must-do thing when you use a shared device. Below is the step by step guide to removing Gmail account from the android device.
Open your Settings menu and find Accounts option. Click on it to open the list of all accounts associated with your device.
Now, open google accounts list by clicking on the Google option. Here you’ll get all your signed in or added google accounts.
Tap on the account which you want to remove from your device. It will open your account’s sync menu. In sync menu, tap on the three button icon at the top right corner of your screen to access more options.
In the options, tap on the Remove account. It will open a popup window containing a warning message. Here, tap on REMOVE ACCOUNT at the bottom right corner of the popup window. It will remove your Gmail account from the device.
It is recommended to sign out from your Gmail account in android before handing over your phone to any other person. Because, if you don’t sign out, they can easily read your emails, use your account for illegal purposes and also steal all your personal info. So, always remember to sign out or remove your account especially when you sell your old phone.
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