How to Logout from WhatsApp on Android or Windows PC (With Pictures)

If you are a WhatsApp user and have you ever wondered “How to Logout from WhatsApp?” Then you can find an exact answer through this article. I have explained a way to sign out from WhatsApp without deactivation your account.

Although there is no “Logout” or “Sign out” button on the official Mobile WhatsApp application unlike WhatsApp desktop app, we can Logout WhatsApp through Android “Application Manager.” But some users accidentally tap “Delete my account” button instead to “Logout from WhatsApp.” If you have done like this, it will delete all of your “Chat History” from your WhatsApp account, and you will be removed from all of you WhatsApp groups.

TIP: You can Backup WhatsApp account to Google Drive or SD card which help you to recover deleted conversations again.

Why we should Logout from WhatsApp?

Everyone should have known “How to Logout from WhatsApp?” Because sometimes our friends or stranger may ask our Phone for several reasons. In this case, our privacy is one of the most important things. So, if you doesn’t use a Password for WhatsApp, then you should at least Logout from your WhatsApp account. This is one of the most significant reasons though there are many other reasons to sign out from WhatsApp.

How to Logout from WhatsApp in Android Phone.

As I mentioned above, Android has a built-in Application Manager. It will help us to clear all our credential data from an Android app and “Log out” from them. Let’s see how to do so.

Step 1: First, Open “Settings” on your Phone.


Step 2: Go to “General > Application Manager.”


Step 3: Find the WhatsApp application and tap on it. (If can’t locate the “WhatsApp” under the “Download” tab in Application Manager, then Swipe left to “All” tab, It will list all of your Android apps that you have installed on your Phone.)


Step 4: Now you will see “WhatsApp App info” window which will show all information about “WhatsApp” application. Then tap the “Clear Data” button.

That’s it. Now you have successfully Logged out from your WhatsApp application.

Note: I have used Samsung Galaxy Phone to demonstrate this article. However, it may depend on that location of “Application Manager” in your Phone according to Phone’s manufactures.

Log out from WhatsApp on Windows PC (Desktop app or WhatsApp Web app)

It isn’t harder than you think!

Step 1: Open WhatsApp Web App or WhatsApp App on Windows PC.


Step 2: Click on the three-dot menu button at the top right corner of the “Contacts Window.”

Step 3: Finally, click on “Logout.” 

Log out WhatsApp from PC remotely

If you had used your WhatsApp account on PC in public computer or any other places like Hotels, Airport, Internet cafe, etc., and did you forget to Log out your WhatsApp account? Don’t worry WhatsApp also offers you to Logout your WhatsApp PC account using your Phone. Following method explains the way to Log out WhatsApp Remotely.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Phone.

Step 2: Tap three-dot menu button at the top right corner of the WhatsApp.

Step 3: Select “WhatsApp Web.”


Step 4: Now your all devices will be listed that you have already used.

Step 5: Finally, Select “Log out from all computers.”

That’s it.

Final Word:

This article tells the way to Logout WhatsApp from your Android Phone and Windows PC. It is a good way to keep your privacy safe when you are giving your Phones to your friends or strangers. You don’t need to deactivate your WhatsApp account or uninstall your app even though WhatsApp hasn’t a Logout option.

Hope this article will be useful for those who wish to learn about Logout from WhatsApp. Have you found this article is helpful, then don’t forgot to share with your friends.

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