When using public computers like in a library or cybercafe, remember that you may still be signed in to any services you’ve been using even after you close the browser. So when using a public computer, be sure to sign out.
Sign out on a computer
- Open Gmail.
- Click your account photo in the top right corner. If you see your email address at the top instead of a photo, click that.
- Click Sign out.
Tip: Switch accounts without signing out
If you want to sign in to another account, you don't need to sign out of the first one. Instead, you can sign in to multiple accounts at once using either of these two methods:
- Multiple sign-in lets you sign in to different accounts within the same browser window.
- Multiple users for Chrome keeps your different accounts separate in their own browser windows.
Forgot to sign out?
If you've forgotten to sign out of your email on another computer, you can sign out of your other Gmail sessions by going to the bottom right corner of Gmail, clicking Details, and then Sign out all other sessions.
Sign out on a mobile device
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