Having a Google Account linked with an Android Smartphone allows you to access additional apps and In addition to this, it also allows you to sync your contacts, emails, and other data from your Google Account. However, there are times when you share your smartphone with your friends and they log in with their Gmail account which results in their data being synced with their smartphone.
The synced data involves Contacts, Emails, Events, and much more and as a result, your smartphone becomes a mess. Hence in situations like this, removing a Google Account becomes important and in this guide, we are going to show you how it’s done. Without waiting further, let’s get started.
How to remove a Google account from an Android or iOS device
The first step to remove Google Account from your device is to go in the device Settings. Since every Android Smartphone comes with a Custom Skin these days, Settings may vary by device. However, this method is for smartphones based on Stock Android and there are chances that the initial steps may differ for your device. So if your device is using a custom Android Skin just go to the Accounts settings page and follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Bring up the Settings app on your Android Smartphone. You can launch the Settings App from your home screen or your App Drawer.
Step 2: Tap on the Accounts option from the Settings menu to bring up a list of Accounts that you have assigned it with.
Step 3: Once you are in the Accounts section, you will see a list of different accounts that are active on your device. Select the Google Account which you want to remove and continue with the process.
Step 4: Tap on Remove Account and the Google Account will be removed from your device.
Have a look at the screenshots below to see how it’s done.
That’s all, folks! Now if you want to remove the Google Account from an iOS device, simply launch the Google App from which you want to remove it and log out of your account. Doing this will remove your Google Account from your iOS device. Were we helpful? Let us know in the comments below and if you liked this guide then don’t forget to share it using the social media buttons.