Do you have Gmail account? If yes, I congratulate you. Meanwhile, if no, you can create one for free. Just do yourself a favour to create one for free. Gmail account is more than sending and receiving Emails. On your Gmail account, you have access to many things on Google account, these include: Google calendar, access to Google play store, Google Drive and many more. In addition to the above benefits, Gmail account could be a place to keep your vital document, which only you will have access to. This is why it is good to keep your account secure every time. One of the way to do so is by sign out of Gmail account every time you access your Gmail account.
Most especially, when you access your account on public computer. To help keep that information safe, you should sign out of Gmail when you are done.
Sign Out Of Gmail Account From Desktop Browser
The following steps will guide you on you can easily log out of your Gmail account. What you need right now, seat right and keep reading through the whole steps. Here are the steps:
Step 1 ====> In your Gmail account, click your profile picture at the top right of the page.
Step 2 ====> In the dropdown box that opens, just click the Sign Out option. That’s it. You are done.
As you can see, this is very simple steps and they are easy to follow.
Note that if you use multiple accounts, that dropdown will show a list of your accounts. Click the one you want to sign out from, and then use the Sign Out option.
Sign Out of Gmail Account From All Active Sessions Via Web Browser
If you do not have access to the devices or the computer on which you previously signed into your Gmail account, you can log out from all the sessions and devices by following the steps bellow:
Step 1 ====> After logging into Gmail account on Gmail.com, you will have to scroll down to the end of the web page to find an option to know about the recent account activity as shown bellow.
Step 2 ====> Now, you need to click on Details. You will observe a new browser window pop up with all the recent activities associated with your account as shown in the image below.
Step 3 ====> Finally, click on Sign out all other web sessions as shown in the image above to sign out of Gmail from all the active sessions.
When Letting Someone Else Use Your Chrome Browser, Consider Using Guest Mode
In addition, Google Chrome also offers a feature called Guest Mode. It works something like Incognito Mode, in that it does not save any browsing information to the computer. However, when someone enables Guest Mode, they also cannot see or change the information in any other user’s profile.
In other words, you can let a guest hit the web in your Chrome browser, safe in the knowledge that they cannot access your browsing history, saved passwords, and so on. It’s great for letting someone else get on the web or check their Gmail account. Here are the steps to enable this feature on chrome browser:
Step 1 ====> To enable Guest Mode, click the current user’s name at the top right of the browser
Step 2 ====> Then click the Guest option.
Step 3 ====> This opens a new browser window for your guest to use, and you can sign out of your own account.
Step 4 ====> When your guest has finished browsing, they can click “Guest” in the top right corner, and then click the Exit Guest option.