I am trying to sign out of a Google account I have on Chrome, running on macOS.

I do not see a "sign out," "log out," or a "remove account" button anywhere in the account dropdown. I only can see a "sign out of all accounts" button, which I do not want to do—I want to sign out of a specific account and remove it. I have tried going to myaccount.google.com, but it doesn't show anything relevant there. I have tried everything I could find in other answers, but it seems like none of them are up to date. Perhaps the ability to sign out of a single account has been removed?


"Perhaps the ability to sign out of a single account has been removed?"

I am afraid you are correct.

It has nothing to do with the kind of the operating system (Mac, Windows, Linux etc) you use.
It also has nothing to do with the browser you use (being Chrome, FireFox, Safari etc).

It is ALL about the browser you are logged into from.

As per the official Google site:

Sign out

When you sign out of one account, you also sign out of all your accounts on that browser:

  1. On your computer, go to a Google page, like www.google.com.
  2. On the top right, select your profile image or initial.
  3. On the menu, choose Sign out.

Your future behaviour as a workaround
Try logging in using a private/incognito window.

Useful tip

  • What a default account is
    In many cases, your default account is the one you signed in with first. On mobile devices, your default account can vary depending on your device's operating system and the apps you use.

Posts here and elsewhere allude to a workaround - just for clarity, here is one possible approach with full details.

The basic idea is to log into the account on a separate device, and use Google's security interface to log the account out of the original device.

  1. Log into the account in an incognito, private or guest browser session on a totally separate device. Note that it must be a separate device, not just a separate browser, because Google will recognize the device itself, and won't let you log out the same device that you are on.
  2. Go to https://myaccount.google.com/device-activity (or click your avatar icon > Security > Your devices).
  3. Locate the initial device that you were using and click on it.
  4. Click Sign out


go here and click remove account

  • 1
    I can't see an option like that. Are you seeing something I'm not? Apr 15 '20 at 16:15
  • It's in the "Security" tab under "Your devices" myaccount.google.com/device-activity click on a device and click sign out May 11 at 17:49
  • The "Sign out" button is only available for devices other than your current device. May 11 at 18:00

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