Google Play is the ultimate App market for Android devices. It has a plethora of apps under multiple categories all of which are certified and regulated by Google. Like every other app, one must login to Play Store to access all of its apps and games. Also, you can sign out of Play Store if you want to. You shall do this when you switch accounts or face issues on your apps installed. There is no straightforward method to login/logout from Play Store. So I have listed these three methods below that will help you log out of Google Play Store on Android mobile or tablet.
All Android smartphones have the Google Play Store app built-in. You don’t have to log in separately in the Google Play Store app. If you had added your Google account under the manage accounts in the Settings, it will fetch your account to all the apps on the phone. So you don’t want to login Play Store every time for a registration process. Also if you want to add one or more accounts, you can easily switch between accounts in the Play Store app without signing in or out.
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How to Log in Play Store On Android
You can make Play Store login in multiple ways. Of which let us see the easiest methods to do it.
Method 1: Using the Settings App
This is the simplest method to login Play Store on Android mobile.
Step 1: On your Android smartphone, open the Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and click on Accounts.
Step 3: Here you will see all your active accounts signed in. Scroll down to the bottom. Tap on Add account.
Step 4: Tap on Google.
Step 5: Login with your email address and password.
Now open the Google Play app. Tap the Menu on top and tap the small down arrow to expand. It will display the newly signed in account. Tap on it. You have successfully signed to Play Store with your account.
Method 2: Using Play Store App
Step 1: Open the Google Play Store app on your smartphone.
Step 2: Tap the Menu icon on the top left of the screen.
Step 3: Under the Menu option, click on Accounts.
Step 4: On the Accounts page, click on More Options. It will redirect you to the Google Accounts Page.
Step 5: Click on your Account icon on the top right corner of the screen.
Step 6: You will get all the accounts that you are using on your device. Click Manage Accounts.
Step 7: On the next screen, click Manage accounts on this device.
Step 8: You will be displayed all the accounts that you are using now.
Step 9: Tap on Add account. Now login Play Store with your mail id and password.
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How to Sign Out from Play Store On Android
In this method, let us deal with how to sign out of Play Store from your Android mobile or tablet. This is the first and easily approachable method one can do as we access our phones anytime right away.
(1) On your android mobile, open the Settings app. You can also access settings by swiping down from the top on your phone.
(2) On the Settings app, swipe down and tap on Accounts. Here all the signed-in accounts of various apps and services will be listed.
(3) Tap the Google account you want to sign out.
(4) Now you will see a blue Remove Account button. Tap on it.
(5) Google will give you a warning message that removing the account will remove all the associated data from messages, contacts, etc. Tap on Remove Account to proceed.
Now your account will be removed from your Android phone and eventually be signed out from the Play Store.
Sign Out from Play Store On a Web Browser
If you want to sign out of Play Store using a PC browser, let us see how.
(1) On your PC or Mac, open Chrome or any web browser. (Assuming that you are already signed in to your Google Account).
(2) Go to https://myaccount.google.com/device-activity.
(3) You will the list of devices you are signed with your account. Click on the device you want to log out. Click Sign out.
(4) You will get a pop up asking for confirmation. Click Sign out.
To sign out of Google Play Store from all the accounts, see below.
(1) Open a browser on any PC or Mac. Go to https://play.google.com
(2) Click the profile icon on the top right.
(3) Click the Sign out of all accounts option on the bottom.
This will sign out of Play Store from all your Google accounts.
Sign Out From Play Store using a Third-Party Android App (Not Recommended)
There may be certain cases when you cannot successfully log out using the above methods. This may be due to app errors or bugs. In such rare cases, you use third-party apps to log out of play store. Though this method is not recommended to perform, you may use this as a last chance.
There is an app called Sign Out! that helps in logging out of devices easily. The app is not available in the play store, but you can download it from the APKPure website.
Download and install the app. Launch the app and you get an option Log Out all accounts.
Tap on it and this will sign out Play Store from all the accounts on your phone.
How to Create a New Play Store Account
There is no separate account for the Play Store. You should use your Google account for the Google Play Store. Having said that, let us see how to create a Play Store account.
Step 1: Open the Settings apps on your smartphone
Step 2: Click on Account options and choose Add Account.
Step 3: You will be redirected to the Sign In page of Google.
Step 4: Enter your Gmail id and click Next. Enter the password on the next screen and click Next.
Step 5: Your account will be created. Now open the Google Play Store app and go to Account settings. You will see the account that you have created.
All these methods are tested and works fine on all versions of Android. The same methods work for all Android tablets too. So you have learnt how to sign in/sign out of Google Play Store on your devices. A point to highlight is that once you sign out of Play Store you cannot revert this action, as all your saved data will be deleted from your phone. To revert back, you will have to sign in again.