With increasing credentials leaks and privacy threats, people have become aware of security. Google works hard to make sure your data, both on phone and in the cloud, is safe. They regularly find bugs and threats and patch it asap. But nevertheless, there may always be a way around the security and the patching cycles can repeat. Patching these bugs may take some time, so in the meantime, you can make sure you are safe. At last, everything comes down to you and your habits. You are the weakest link in the chain of security. One such habit sharing your Google credentials with friends. You may have a reason but it is still unsafe to do so. Fortunately, Google has a way to help you. Here’s how to remove a device from Google account.
Remove a Device from Google Account
On Google’s Device and Activity page, you can see the list of all the devices that have accessed your account in the last 28 days and are currently signed in. This page also gives you the details of the activity on every device such as the last time and place your account was accessed from. Most of the devices you see there may be yours but if you see anything suspicious, you can remove it from accessing your account. Let’s look at how we can remove a device from Google account.
Step 1: Open up a browser and go to Google.com.
Step 2: Sign in if you have to.
Step 3: Go to Device activity & notifications under Sign-in & Security.
Step 4: Tap or Click on Review Devices.
Step 5: Go through the list and if you see any suspicious device, just click on Remove. You will be prompted with a warning. Click Remove and you’re done.
This is it. the device will no longer be able to access your account. However, all the data it has taken from your account prior to this will not be removed. This tutorial will not erase the content of the device.
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