How to Remotely Logout from Facebook

How to Remotely Logout from Facebook

Regardless of whether you agree or not, Facebook is addictive to the point that we tend to check our account every now and then, without any reason. We are often curious to check the number of likes  and comments we have on every new photo/post we share.

Although this isn’t a problem when using your personal device, being constantly logged into Facebook has it’s share of cons. Think of a situation when you’re running low on data and you used your a PC or mobile to sign-in to your Facebook account but forget signing out. it could compromise your personal details in case any one with ill-intent could access your account.

Also Read: How To Install And Run Multiple Facebook Accounts On Android

But do not worry as in this article, we are going to tell you how you can remotely logout from your Facebook account.

Logout using Facebook Desktop version:

  1. Login to your Facebook account and click on the down arrow at the top right corner of the screen. Now from the drop down menu click on Settings.
    Logout using Facebook Desktop version
  2. Now from the left sidebar, click on Security and login setting.
    Logout using Facebook Desktop version
  3. Here you will find the list of devices along with the location information where your Facebook account is currently logged in or logged in the past. You will be able to see if you’re logged-in to your Facebook account from a windows PC over a Chrome browser and on a mobile device.
    Logout using Facebook Desktop version
  4. If you wish to logout from the mobile device on which your current session is active, click on the three dots and select Log out. This will end your Facebook session over that mobile phone.
    Logout using Facebook Desktop version

    Also Read: How to Unchain Facebook Account from An App

Logout using Facebook app:

It might be possible that right now you cannot find a PC or laptop to remotely sign out from your Facebook account. In that case the Facebook app which is installed on your smartphone can also do the trick. Let’s find out how:

  1. Login to your account via Facebook app and tap on three parallel lines located at the top right corner of the screen.
    Logout using Facebook app 1
  2. Now scroll down till HELP & SETTINGS option  and tap on Account Settings.
    Logout using Facebook app
  3. In Account settings tap on Security and login.
    Logout using Facebook app
  4. Here under “Where you’re logged in” it will show your current Facebook sessions. Tap on the device name from which you wish to logout.
    Logout using Facebook app
  5. Now click on Logout to logout from the device in which your session is active. This will logout your Facebook account from that device.
    Logout using Facebook app

    Also Read: Here Is How Facebook Helps You Track Nearby WiFi Spots

So guys if you too forgot to logout your Facebook account from the device which is not owned by you then be quick and logout your account now.

Varun is a technical blogger at Systweak. His engineering background helps him present technical solutions and concepts in an engaging manner. Varun enjoys reading both short and long form fiction and has tried his hand at writing poems too. When not busy with the pen, he likes traveling and spending time with family.

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