Even though we’d like to keep intruders out of our online accounts, we often leave the front door wide open by using an unsecured computer or by storing our password on a public workstation.
Protect your emails from prying eyes and terminate any number of active instances in your account, using the remote Gmail remote switch.
If you are moving between multiple computers for work and personal use, you’ll want to make sure your Google Gmail account is disconnected. accounts when those devices are not in use.
More importantly, if a laptop or mobile device is lost or stolen, it is crucial to know how to disconnect your private accounts immediately. Exiting Gmail from multiple devices is simple and can be done with two quick clicks.
Gmail has a remote logout feature that comes in handy in these situations, allowing you to end all active sessions from any computer or mobile phone.
Some of you may not be familiar with it, but it’s right at the bottom of your inbox and just a click away.
How to Close Multiple Devices?
- Login to Gmail from any web browser
- Scroll to the bottom of your inbox.
- Below the last email received
- To the right is a section detailing your “Last Account Activity” along with a link for more “Details”.
- Click on the details and a new window will appear with all recent sessions.
- There will be a button to finish them all.
- If you just need to make sure you are disconnected everywhere.
- A single click will do the trick.
- You can also take some time to review those sessions and identify if there are any activities you need to worry about.
- Possible long-forgotten apps that you no longer want to grant access.
In particular, in the first column titled “Access type” you will see the browser, device, application or mail server (such as POP or IMAP) from which you accessed Gmail.
If you don’t recognize activity on the page, such as a location or access type, it is possible that someone has access to your account as a result of a phishing or malware scam, and you should change your password immediately.
For entries that read Authorized Applications, you can click Show Details and then Manage Account Access.
From here, you will get a complete list of all the apps that you have granted access to your Gmail. and clicking on an entry will display the date access was granted, along with details about what the app has access to and a Remove button to revoke your authorization.
Remote Logout Procedure for Smartphones
If you have lost your phone and need to log out of Google Apps, you will need to take some additional steps as follows:
- Access your Google account / privacy settings at https://myaccount.google.com/?hl=es
- In “Login and security”.
- Click on “Device Activity and Security Events.”
- You will see a list of recently used devices.
- Click “Check Devices” to see more details.
- From the list that appears.
- Search for the device you want to remotely wipe for Google Apps.
- Click on the device name.
- Click REMOVE to revoke access to that device remotely.