Gmail has a great feature for both Gmail app and browser to automatically sign out Gmail account on all devices and put end to all logged in sessions on your Gmail account. This gmail auto logout feature helps secure gmail account without two-step verification.
Many times we logged into our Gmail account using public computer or using our friends phone and forget to log out our account manually, and sometimes, we failed to sign out google account on browser when we mistakenly close it due to time frame or for some reasons. In order not to fall prey of people spying our gmail account and giving unauthorized access to our gmail account we can simply log out automatically on all devices to put an end to our account logging sessions.
While this post will not address how to automatically sign out gmail account on mobile you can follow the same procedure to auto sign out your mail account on mobile browser.
The advantage of try to sign out your gmail account from one device is far above its disadvantage once you can easily remember your password. Or better still create a new recovery password if you have forgotten your password and can’t remember whether you saved your gmail password on other devices you’ve logged in and forgot to log out the account.
However, the only solution to secure your gmail account is first to automatically sign out gmail account on all devices and then create a new password so that in an attempt for other users to log in to your gmail account using the saved password will proof futile.
How to Automatically Sign out Gmail Account on all Devices
If you have the feeling that you account has unauthorized multiple users and you would love to monitor and remove them automatically here is exactly what you should do to regain your account from other users if the old password still works.
1. Open a browser on your computer or on your mobile and visit gmail homepage to login to your gmail account using your old password and username.
2. Navigate to the bottom of your account page and click on ‘details‘ in front of your gmail account 7 days last activity right in front of your IP address.
3. A new window will pops up in a new tab containing your gmail account last login in the past 7 days showing the time you logged in and the IP addresses that was used to logged in to your gmail account in the past 7 days including the location.
Note: For more information click on details to know the type of devices that were used to logged in to your Gmail account with or without your consent.
4. Click on sign out all other web sessions to automatically sign out gmail account on all devices and to put an end to all logged in session on other devices.
5. Your gmail account will be automatically logged out on other devices except the device you currently logged on. And now your gmail account is secured.
Once you have done this you will be automatically signed out of gmail account on all devices and put an end to all sessions.
After this, it’s of advise that you change your gmail account password: Here is the step to How to Use Gmail Password Recovery to Reset Gmail Password.