To protect your YouTube is to sign out of all unknown devices. Therefore, here in this article, you will learn how to sign out all devices on YouTube.
If you are the type to sign into your YouTube account from any available device then you should be afraid because someone else might take over your YouTube account if you are not using 2FA on your account.
While this doesn’t look like someone else has taken over your account because you can still access it then you have to worry that all your analytics are not safe. With that, you need to sign out of all the devices you have logged in to your YouTube account.
But the worst case scenario is when you don’t know the actual number of devices you have logged in to your YouTube account let alone know which devices might put your account in danger.
Well, the way out is to control all logged access to your YouTube and sign out from all the devices. In this guide, we will discuss how to sign out all devices on YouTube.
Signing out all devices connected to your YouTube account will log you out of all your devices including your smart TV, Android TV, and other devices where you forgot to sign out.
Although the steps may be different for different devices. Like Android devices, you only need to sign out all devices while on other devices like Android TVs or smart TV, you may need to revoke the granted access before you can sign out of your YouTube account remotely.
Well, in this guide, we will consider how to sign out all devices on YouTube and also extend the article to how you can remove your YouTube account from your smart TV or Android TV.
How to Sign Out All Devices on YouTube
Following the steps below you will learn how to sign out all devices on your YouTube account using the YouTube activity remote access.
- Go to the Gmail activity page.
- Sign in with the Gmail account associated with your YouTube.
- You will see the list of devices your YouTube and Gmail accounts are logged into. This section contains your account’s last 28 days’ activities.
- Check through the list of devices and identify which of the devices you cannot recognize or you would love to sign out your YouTube account.
- Click on the device once the device is identified.
- You will see when you signed into the device, the location and an option to sign out.
- Click on the “Sign Out” button.
- A pop-up will appear with “This will remove access to your Google Account from the device”, click on the “Sign Out” button.
Without any prompt or notification, the Gmail and all associated accounts such as your YouTube account will be signed out and removed from the device until you choose to sign into the account on the device again.
How to Sign out of YouTube on All Devices
You can also sign out of your YouTube devices via your Gmail security settings where you will have access to all devices that are linked to your YouTube or Gmail account. With the steps below you will be able to log out all unwanted access to your YouTube or Gmail account remotely on your Gmail account.
- Sign into your Gmail account [the Gmail with the YouTube account].
- Click on “Google Account” at the top right. This is easier if you choose the basic HTML option.
- Click on “Security” at the left pane of your account page.
- Scroll down to “Your Devices” and click on “Manage all Devices.”
- Select the “Device” you can’t recognize or you want to sign out of your YouTube account from.
- Click on “Sign Out” from the pop to remove the login access from the device.
While the steps above are similar to what we previously discussed the steps aren’t the same. The first is kinda straight while the latter is a bit technical.
How to Sign Out your YouTube on All Devices
This is my fastest choice when it comes to removing unwanted access from my online account be it Gmail, Netflix or other services like Udemy and so many more. I just change my password and that is all. This process automates it and asks for the new password when next other users want to access the account you previously logged in on their devices.
Therefore, to sign out your YouTube on devices without them you can simply change your password and you are good.
So, here I will walk you through the steps to take to change your Gmail password as well as all account associated with the Gmail account such as your YouTube account.
- Go to Gmail on a web browser.
- Choose “Forgot Password.“
- Choose from the options to recover your lost passwords such as:
- Recovery email
- Phone call or code
- Change your password by following any of the steps above.
Once you have successfully changed the password you will be asked whether you want to log out all logged-in devices; then choose “Yes” to log out from all devices.