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When opening Chrome browser, and whenever loading a page, it will show my Gmail address at the upper right corner of the web page, does that mean the Gmail is logged in automatically?

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Isn't this more about Chrome, and should thus be on Super User? – Al E. May 20 '13 at 12:57

No. It means your Chrome data is being synced to the Google Account as given by the email.

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so you mean that even if my a/c is logged out, this will always appear there? I am still a bit worried, so is there function of chrome to be opened and together with gmail a/c auto signed in? – frog May 17 '13 at 8:40
@frog If you select "Disconnect your Google account" from chrome://settings/ then it won't be shown. It's nowhere related to Gmail auto sign-in – Sathya May 17 '13 at 8:55
as I understand my steps to sync my chrome to gmail require me to sign in then it can sync, so if my gmail isn't signed in, how can the chrome browser sync with my gmail? – frog May 20 '13 at 3:27
Chrome doesn't sync to Gmail, it syncs to your Google account, which is registered to your gmail email id. You're signing in & syncing with the Google account, not Gmail. – Sathya May 20 '13 at 3:29
so you mean once i got a gmail account, i will get a default and same id for google? Also i realize, in the process of sync, i have to siged in the chrome/settings/sign in first and then enter my gmail id and pw and set my sync. There is no place requiring me to sign out of the account afterwards, so it means my google account is always signed in then? – frog May 20 '13 at 3:52

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