Why cant I sign out of my YouTube account?

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The option to Logout is a not clearly displayed in the YouTube App on iPhone and this has left many users wondering about How to Sign out or Logout of YouTube App on iPhone.

When you start using YouTube on iPhone, it prompts you to Sign-in, which provides you with certain benefits.

For example, Signing into YouTube on iPhone allows you to Upload Videos, comment on YouTube Videos that you watch and start your own YouTube Channel.

Once you Login to YouTube on iPhone, the YouTube App keeps you always signed-in, until you decide to Sign-out or Logout from YouTube.

While the Sign out option is missing in YouTube App on iPhone, it is possible to use YouTube while you are Signed out of the YouTube App.

1. Use YouTube Signed Out on iPhone

If you prefer using YouTube without being signed-in, you can follow the steps below to Sign out of YouTube on iPhone.

1. Open the YouTube App on your iPhone.

2. Once you are in YouTube, tap on Account Icon located at top-right corner of your screen.

2. In the slide-up menu that appears, tap on Switch Account option.

3. On the next screen, tap on Use YouTube Signed Out option.

After this, you will be able to use YouTube without actually being signed in to your Google Account.

The advantage of this option is that your Google Account still remains associated with your device and you will be able to sign back into YouTube, without entering you User Name and Password.

2. Remove YouTube Account from Device

In case you do not want to use a YouTube Account, you can easily remove your Account from device by following the steps below

1. Open YouTube App on your iPhone and tap on the Account Icon.

2. In the slide menu that appears, tap on Switch Account option.

3. On the next screen, tap on Remove From this device option.

After this, your Google Account will no longer be associated with YouTube App on this particular device

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Here is the step-by-step guide to sign and out of your YouTube account on both Android and iOS.

How to sign in and out of YouTube

By India Today Web Desk: You can create your YouTube account on both mobile and desktop devices by entering your personal information. The Sign In page will let you log in with your existing Google account or let you create a brand new one from scratch.

When you choose Create Account you will have to input your first name, your last name, and your email address. Signing in with a Google ID on YouTube's homepage automatically registers you for a YouTube account and links your YouTube sign-in to your Google account.

Here is how to Sign in on Android:

  • Open the YouTube app on your phone.
  • Now tap on Account.
  • Then tap on Sign in.
  • Select an existing account, or tap Add Account to add a new account to your device.

Here is how to Sign out on Android:

  • Open the YouTube app on your phone.
  • Now tap on your profile picture.
  • Then tap on the Switch account.
  • Tap Manage accounts.
  • Tap on the account you’d like to remove from your device.
  • Finally, tap on Remove account.

Signing out of the YouTube app on Android will sign your account out from all Google apps on the device (like Maps and Gmail). You’ll need to enter your password to log back in. If you don’t want to sign out of the device, you can browse YouTube privately while Incognito.

Here is how to Sign in on iOS:

  • Open the YouTube app on your iPhone.
  • Now tap on Account.
  • Then tap on Sign in.
  • Select an existing account, or tap Add account to add a new account to your device.

Here is how to Sign out on iOS:

  • Open the YouTube app on your iPhone.
  • Now tap on your profile picture.
  • Then tap on the Switch account.
  • Finally, tap Use YouTube signed out.

You'll see a brief notification at the bottom of the screen that lets you know you've signed out of the app.

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Published On:

Jul 26, 2020

Why can't I sign out from YouTube?

Currently, there isn't a way to only log out of YouTube and not the other apps associated with the same account on your phone on Android devices. For this reason, if you use Android, you'll want to use incognito mode instead.

How do I force sign out of YouTube?

If you have the device: Select your profile picture to open the accounts page. Select your account from the list and click Sign out.

How do I sign out of YouTube without Google?

How to sign out of YouTube on mobile.
Tap your icon image at the top right corner of the screen. Again, tap your account icon in the top-right corner. Steven John/Business Insider..
Under "Account," tap your name or email..
Tap the words "Use YouTube signed out.".