Forget to log out of your Google account! What next ?.
Everyone has a Google account. And there is no reason why not to have it. You need it to have fun; Google based services such as Play Store, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, etc.
It goes without saying how important it is to secure your Google account. It’s always a good idea to have a strong password, enable 2-Step Verification, and most importantly, use a private browser when logging in from someone else’s computer.
However, no matter how careful you are, things don’t always go as planned. For example, you may forget to sign out of your Google account when accessing it from your friends’ computer, or sometimes your friend may be using your computer while your Google account is still logged in.
So if you ever find yourself in this situation, what should you do? Well, first of all, don’t panic, because Google is smart enough to visualize such a situation. And you’d be happy to know that there is an easy way to log out of every Google account remotely.
Remote sign out of Gmail
This is useful if you’ve logged into Gmail from a public computer and forgot to log out.
To sign out of Gmail, simply sign into your Gmail account from any remote computer, scroll down to the bottom. And on the right side, you will see the Last Login Activity.
Click the link for details under the recent login. From here, you will see a list of all recent Gmail sessions with date / time and location. If you suspect any unusual activity, click Log Out All Other Sessions.
Remotely sign out of your entire Google account at once
Let’s say you want to get rid of all registered Google accounts, then the best approach is to change your Google password.
This will invalidate any existing login passwords and eventually log out of all Google accounts.
You can either click on this link to change your password, or you can do it manually by going to your Google Account Settings Sign In Password.
Remotely Sign out of your Google account from a specific device:
The above method is useful when you want to quickly log out of your entire Google account. But later you have to go back to all devices one at a time.
Therefore, the above method is useless if you just want to log out from a specific device. For example, when your friend is using your android / computer where your google account is still logged in, the following method might be helpful.
In such a situation, you can remotely log out of Google device security. To do this, follow this link. It will list all Google services like Chrome, Android or apps that are signed in to your Google account.
Now let’s say you want to log out of Android, so just select your Android device from the list and click the Revoke Access button. As simple as that.
If you have multiple computers in your home, they are all signed with one Google account; then you can use chrome remote desktop.
It is a super powerful Chrome extension that allows you to remotely access another computer through the Chrome browser. This way, you can easily check if someone is abusing your computer.