In this guide, we will show you how to sign out of Gmail on a lost device or a missing device. In this era where we all are connected with mobile phones, our privacy is one of the most precious things and our personal data needs to be kept safe.
A large proportion of our data can be accessed through our Gmail account and we use more that account on more than device.
So if you have lost your device or given it to someone else, your personal data can be accessed through your Gmail account on that device.
But do not worry, there is a way through which you can remotely sign out of Gmail on a lost device.
But what you need to make sure is that you can still use your Gmail account on some other device as well. So this means if you can still access your Gmail account, you can use the privacy features from Google to safely sign out of Gmail on your connected devices.
So you can easily remove your Gmail account from any connected device, this means that your can keep your privacy. Read on for details regarding the same.
How to sign out of Gmail on any connected device
As long as you have access to your Gmail account, the process of signing out of your Gmail account on a lost or missing device is quite easy. The steps provided below mention the procedure on how to do the same. Read on to know how to sign out of Gmail on any connected device:
STEP 1: First of all, you are required to open the Gmail website on your computer or laptop. If you have not already, log into your Gmail account.
STEP 2: Once you are logged in, you will be able to see your profile picture on the top right of the screen. Click on it and after that, click on the Manage your Google Account button.
STEP 3: Now you need to find your way to the Security tab. Now look under the Your Devices section and at the bottom you will be able to see Manage Devices button. Click on it.
STEP 4: Here you will be able to see a list of all the devices that are connected to your Gmail account, regardless of the fact that those devices are using Gmail or are connected through some other service.
Now proceed to the device that you want to sign out from your Google account. Now click on the three dots that appear along that particular device and then click on the Sign out option.
STEP 5: Now before you complete the action, Google will ask for your confirmation. Only click on the Sign out button when you are completely sure about what you want to do. Proceeding with this step will lead to all the your account being removed from that device and all the data associated with it.
With this, the Google account from that particular will be instantly removed if the device is online. If the device is not online or is powered off, then your account will be removed whenever the device has been connected to the internet.
Further, if you want to sign out of Gmail account on any other device as well, you can repeat the same steps, you will just need to select the new device when you are choosing the device from the “Your Devices” section.
So that was it from our side on how to sign out of Gmail account on a lost device. We hope that you found this guide helpful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below.