Nowadays, many people have become aware about securing their accounts and data. If you’re an Android user, your apps and devices will most likely connected with your google account.
Google has invest a lot to keep the accounts of their loyal users safe and secure. One of which is the Devices and Activity page. This page has a list of all devices that access your google account in the last 28 days or are currently signed in.
You’ll also see details about your last activity on every device, such as the last time and place you used it to access your account. Most likely, all of the devices listed on the page are permitted by — you.
But what if you find a suspicious device that have gained access to your google account? Luckily, we have the ability to removed a Device from accessing your Google Account.
Without further ado, let’s take a look on how we can removed a device from accessing your Google account.
Removed a Device from accessing your Google Account
- Using Android phone or PC, open chrome browser and go to google.com. Sign in if you haven’t.
- Click the google app drawer then click My Account
- Under Sign-in & Security, click Device activity & notifications
- After that click Review Devices. Another way is to go directly to the page by click here – Devices & activity page
- Click the device you want to remove from your google account then click the Remove button. A warning message appears. Just click Remove and your done.
- Please take note that this will NOT erase your device remotely.
Remove access button missing?
You might notice that some of the devices, like laptops and desktops, listed on your google account doesn’t have a remove button or is missing. Well, according to google:
Please note the remove access button is currently only available for Google apps on Android and iOS devices. If you’d like to remove access from other kinds of devices like your laptop, follow the steps to secure your account
We hope someday, google will also add the remove access button on laptops and desktops. How this goes to you? Let me hear your thoughts on the comment section below.