This is a tutorial on how to remove or sign out of Google account (Gmail account and other Google services) on any Android device. There are many users who utilize more than one Google account on their smartphone or tablet. This guide will show you how to remove any unnecessary account from your Android device. Adding another account or removing an account is a little complex in recent Android versions due to security or else removing accounts was just a tap away in previous Android versions. You have to go through a lot of different steps to remove a Google Account from your Android device especially if its the primary one. Fortunately, we have it all covered in a detailed guide ahead.
With our instructions below, we aim to provide new users a step-by-step guide on how to remove your or any Google account from an Android smartphone or tablet. Just like other mobile platforms, Android allows you to make use of multiple accounts all at once. In order to remove any Google account from your device’s list, follow the ahead mentioned guide.
Signing in to an Android device with a Gmail account is very easy but logging out, not so much. This easy guide will make removing a Google account from Android device very simple especially for new Android users. We do not really need to sign out or remove Google accounts very often from Android phones, with most people not having to do so ever. These are the following few scenarios where you might actually need to remove Google account from your Android phone:
- Selling your Android phone to someone else
- Sending your phone for repair
- Remove a temporary Google account you added
- Sign out of extra accounts to save battery
- … just to name a few!
In most cases, you will always end up doing a full reset of your device, but however, those of you who need to sign out or remove Google accounts, we have the tutorial right below.
Remove or Sign Out of Google Account on Android Devices
Here are the steps you need to remove and sign out of your Google account from your Android device. Carefully go through each of the steps below:
Step 1 – Go to the Settings screen of your android smartphone by scrolling down the notification bar or through the Settings icon in the app drawer.
Step 2 – On the settings screen, find the Accounts or Account and Sync. It depends on which android device your are using.
Note: Find “Cloud and accounts> Accounts” or “Users & accounts” in new Android devices in phone settings
Step 3 – Tap on “Google” option in “Cloud and accounts> Accounts” or “Users & accounts” screen.
Step 4 – In Google settings, tap on the Three dots shown in the top right corner (ant menu) and select Remove account option from the drop down menu. (In new Android OS, There is an option of “Remove Account” when you tap on the account you want to remove)
That’s it, you have finally removed the Google account you want to remove. Now enjoy signing in with the new account. Drop a comment if you have any trouble understanding the procedure.