Logging Out of YouTube

Once you are signed into YouTube, your profile picture/ channel photo will be displayed on the upper right-hand side of the screen. Now whenever you revisit that page, you will be shown to be logged in unless you manually sign in. By remaining signed in, YouTube will keep a track of all of your search and browsing history. It effectively uses this data, to provide more video recommendations to you. But if you want it not to track your searches or are logged in from an unknown device, it would be best to sign out from YouTube, once you are done browsing.

In this article, we will be going over how you can log out of YouTube, using your Laptop, Android, and IOS devices. So that even if you’re not a tech whiz you will be able to navigate through the platform. The steps themselves are easy to follow, so keep on reading and let us teach you how you can easily sign out of any device within minutes

Logging out Using Laptop

  • The first step is to go to Youtube.com through your preferred web browser and see if you already logged in.
  • If you are logged in, a profile picture/icon will be displayed on the top-right screen. It will appear in a small circle on the screen.
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  • After you have located the picture, you can proceed to click on it. A menu will pop up.
A menu will pop up
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  • Among various other options, you will be given the option to sign out. This will be the last option on the menu.
This will be the last option on the menu
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  • Clicking on the sign-out option once will sign you out of your YouTube account.

Logging out Using IPhone

  • Open YouTube either through the web browser or the application itself. The application is a white triangle encased in a red rectangle. It’s mostly located on the home screen.
  • Once the application opens, click on the account photo, it will be the small circle located on the screen, either on the top or the bottom.
  • Now you will tap switch account, it will be on the bottom of the menu.
  • The next sign to tap on is “Sign out”. This will appear on the bottom of the menu as well. Clicking on this will automatically sign you out. Method

Logging Out Using Android

  • The first step is to open your YouTube application on your android phone. You can either use the application or the browser. You just have to make sure you are logged into that application or browser.
  • Be careful as signing out of YouTube on Android means that you will automatically remove the account from the phone and will also sign you out from applications that share the account e.g. Gmail, Maps, etc.
  • By following these steps, you will effectively remove the account. So if you don’t want to remove the account you do have the option to browse anonymously.
  • Tap on the profile icon, it will be the circle on the top right corner of the screen. This will open up a menu screen.
  • Scroll down and you will see the option to “Switch Account”. It will be towards the bottom of the menu. A whole list of accounts will appear.
  • Now you will see the option to manage accounts of Sign out from YouTube. These two options are the most common, however, these can vary depending on the version and settings of YouTube you use.
  • You can tap the account to remove it. This will immediately remove the information attached to your android phone.
  • After the removal, you will be completely signed out from YouTube.

And that’s it! Now you know all you need to know about how you can sign out from YouTube. We sincerely hope you found this article helpful and can no sign out from YouTube easily.