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Sign out of or remove a person from Chrome

Sign out of Chrome to stop Chrome from syncing your browsing data to your Google Account.

Remove a person from Chrome to erase their Chrome data from the computer. For example, remove yourself if you signed in to Chrome by mistake on a public computer.

Sign out of Chrome

When you sign out of Chrome, your data will stop syncing to your Google Account. The data you created while signed in will remain stored on the device by default, but any new data or changes you make in Chrome on your device won't sync going forward.

Sign out remotely

To remotely sign out of Chrome on a device, go to your My Account page and check your device activity. 

Sign out on the device

Click below to learn how to sign out of a computer, phone or tablet.

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. In the top right, click Menu Menu.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Under "Sign in," click Disconnect your Google Account.
  5. [Optional] Check the checkbox to “Also clear your history, bookmarks, settings, and other Chrome data stored on this device” to remove the existing data from your computer as well.
  6. Click Disconnect account.
Android phone or tablet
  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. Tap More More.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap your name.
  5. Tap Sign out of Chrome.
iPhone or iPad
  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. Tap More More.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap your name.
  5. Tap Sign out of Chrome.

Remove a person from Chrome

You can have multiple people using Chrome on your computer. This is sometimes referred to as having multiple “Chrome profiles." When you remove a person from Chrome, all their Chrome data is erased from the device. This action can't be undone.

  1. In the top-right corner of the browser window, click the button that has your name or email address.
  2. Select Switch person.
  3. Mouse over the person you want to remove.
  4. In the top-right corner of the person’s card, click the downward arrow.
  5. Click Remove This Person.
  6. In the confirmation dialog that appears, click Remove This Person.

There is only one user profile for Chrome on your mobile device, and it can't be deleted. To remove your data on mobile, learn how to clear browsing data.

What to do if your computer was stolen

Clear browsing data

If you are signed in to Chrome on the stolen device, clear your browsing data (including history, passwords, etc), as this will update to all synced devices. Make sure you’re also signed in to Chrome on the device where you clear your browsing data.

Sign out of Chrome remotely

You can remove access to Google services on your stolen device through the My Account page. This should stop the stolen machine from having access to everything that's connected to your Google account, including Chrome. However, your locally saved Chrome profile data will still be available, so remove your browsing data before signing out. 

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