How to Remove Google Account from an Android Device

How to Remove Google Account from an Android Device


While setting up a new Android smartphone or tablet, you have the option of sign in to your existing Google Account. Although you can skip the Google Account sign-up screen, you still need to link your Google Account to Android sooner or later. Actually, without Google Account, you can’t use most of the Google Services like Google Play Store, Google Maps, and more.

Android users often have two or three Google Account linked on their smartphone. Linking multiple Google Accounts on Android is not a problem, but it can quickly clutter up things. Additionally, syncing multiple Google Accounts affects the performance and battery life of your smartphone.

Also read: How to Download All of Your Google Account Data (Step-by-Step Guide)

Steps to Remove Google Account from an Android Device

The good thing is that users can easily remove a Google Account from their Android smartphone. When you remove a Google Account, your emails, contacts, and calendar data associated with the account get removed as well. Similarly, restoring the Google account also restores the data.

In this article, we will share two best methods to remove Google Account from an Android smartphone. Both of the methods are easy to follow; just follow the steps given below.

Using Phone’s Account Settings

In this method, we will use the Account Settings of your Android to remove a Google Account. Follow some of the simple steps given below.

Step 1. First of all, open Settings on your Android smartphone.

open Settings on your Android

Step 2. Now on the Settings page, scroll down and tap on the ‘Accounts‘ option.

tap on the 'Accounts' option

Step 3. From the list of options, select ‘Google.’

select 'Google'

Step 4. Now select the Google Account you want to remove, and tap on the ‘Remove‘ button.

tap on the 'Remove' button

Step 5. On the confirmation pop-up, tap on the ‘Remove‘ option to remove the Google Account.

tap on the 'Remove' option

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can remove Google Account from the Account Settings on Android.

2. Remove Google Account Remotely

In this method, we are going to use Google Account settings to remove the connected devices. To implement this method, you need to use a desktop web browser. You can also implement the steps from a smartphone, but a desktop web browser is recommended.

Step 1. First of all, open Google Chrome on your computer and click on this link.

Step 2. The above link will take you to the Device Activity page.

Device Activity page

Step 3. Select the device that you want to remove. Tap on the three dots as shown below and select the ‘Sign out‘ option.

select the 'Sign out' option

Step 4. On the confirmation pop-up, click on the ‘Sign out’ option again to unlink Google Account from a device.

click on the 'Sign out' option again

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can remove Google Account from an Android smartphone.

So, this article is all about how to remove Google Account from an Android device. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.

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