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When signing in with Google (OAuth), it shows a list of accounts it already knows about. How can I remove some accounts from this list?

sign in with google

I know I can nuke all of them by deleting all cookies, but I'd prefer to remove one account that I don't want there, rather than all of them.

There used to be an ability to edit this list in the older version of this screen, but in 2018 redesign Google has removed [×] buttons next to the accounts.

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    Thank you. Excellent answer!
    – Kornel
    Jan 2 '19 at 21:14
  • This is now out of date. See the other answer.
    – Shwaydogg
    Apr 3 '19 at 23:02
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    @Shwaydogg untrue. its still valid and up to date
    – user0
    Apr 3 '19 at 23:05
  • @user0 If you are still logged into another account the link you provided does not take you to the screen in your gif. And when I've seen that ux it does not have the "Remove and Account" as you show. The other answer seems to be the more reliable one now at the least...
    – Shwaydogg
    Apr 3 '19 at 23:23
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I wasn't getting the remove button in the account chooser either, but it's actually easier now:

  1. Sign out of the account you want to remove.
  2. Click on the accounts drop down menu (top right).
  3. Click the signed out account.
  4. You'll see overlaid options to Remove or Sign In; click Remove.

Account Menu

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    this isn't showing up for me. do you know the answer for safari? Jun 3 '19 at 21:08
  • This is not browser-dependent; you're probably mixing this up with the Chrome account badge, which is in Chrome's top-right corner; this refers to the Google account badge, which is in the top-right corner of most Google-owned sites.
    – zencraft
    Jun 7 '20 at 16:35
  • There is no profile image in the top right once I've logged out. This is true on google.com, accounts.google.com, and gmail.com. Jul 23 '20 at 0:59
  • How does one accomplish step one?
    – 2540625
    Feb 13 at 0:08
  • No longer works, see below answer
    – mattyb
    Jun 17 at 21:44
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Looks like it's changed again.

You have to first click the button "Sign Out of All Accounts".

If you get the list of accounts, just click on the red icons to remove the account from the list.

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If not just follow these steps

  1. Go to Google.com
  2. Click sign in if you're not already signed in.
  3. Click your profile image.
  4. Look for the account you want to remove make sure it doesn't say "session expired". If it does you need to click "Sign Out of All Accounts" and go back to step 1.
  5. If it says session expired now that you've signed back in you should see a remove button as seen in the gif below.

How to remove an account from the Google account list in a browser

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    it worked fine! Dec 16 '20 at 0:21
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    Thanks, but ick. If I want to remove one account, I need to sign out of ALL of my accounts? Why.
    – Merchako
    Mar 18 at 17:42
  • This works as of 6/17/21
    – mattyb
    Jun 17 at 21:43
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    I have to sign out of all of my accounts just to remove an old account wtf? This worked, tho, thank you!
    – grilix
    Sep 1 at 16:16

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