How to Logout from WhatsApp On Android, iPhone and WhatsApp Web

How to Logout from WhatsApp On Android, iPhone and WhatsApp Web

With continuous updates WhatsApp has certainly become one of the best chat and messaging apps for Smartphones. You can update status as stories can see delivery and read receipts separately, send more than 10 photos and much more. On WhatsApp, you will find options for doing so many things but not for getting logged out of it.

Yes, WhatsApp has a ‘change phone number’ option along with delete my account option. But there is no option to logout from your WhatsApp account on your smartphone. In this article, we will discuss some workarounds to logout from WhatsApp on your smartphone and how you can logout from WhatsApp web.

How to logout from WhatsApp from Android:

As we have discussed earlier Android devices do not have any feature to logout from the WhatsApp but you can still logout without uninstalling the application. But before that it is recommended to take backup of your WhatsApp chats so that it can be restored when you login next time.

To take backup go to WhatsApp Settings>Chats>Chat Backup and tap on Backup.

To logout from WhatsApp follow these steps.

  1. Go to Settings from the home screen of your iPhone.
  2. Go to Apps and locate WhatsApp.
    logout from WhatsApp from Android
  3. Tap on storage and then tap on Clear Data.
     logout from WhatsApp from Android
  4. Now open WhatsApp app again. You will see the login screen.
     logout from WhatsApp from AndroidAlso Read: Hackers are Using WhatsApp To Spread Virus Know How!

How to logout from WhatsApp from iPhone:

On iPhones or iPads, you will not get an option to clear data for WhatsApp but there is a workaround. Before proceeding further, you should take backup of your chats and media on iCloud. To take the Backup go to Settings of WhatsApp tap on Chats and then Chat Backup. Tap on Backup Now when prompted. Now follow these steps to remove and reinstall WhatsApp on your iPhone.

  1. On the home screen of your iPhone long press on the WhatsApp icon.
  2. You will see X button to uninstall the app.
    logout from WhatsApp from iPhone
  3. When prompted tap on Delete. This will uninstall WhatsApp from your device.
    logout from WhatsApp from iPhone
  4. Next time when you want to login to WhatsApp again download and install it again from the App store you will see the login screen.

logout from WhatsApp from iPhone

Also Read: How to install and run Multiple WhatsApp Accounts on iPhone Without jailbreak?

How to logout from WhatsApp from WhatsApp web:

To logout from WhatsApp web on your computer click on three dots given at the top window and then click on Logout.

logout from whatsapp web

If you have forgot to logout WhatsApp web from your computer and you are now away from it then here is how you can still logout from WhatsApp web using your smartphone.

  1. Open Whatsapp App on your smartphone from the home screen.
  2. Go to settings tab on Whatsapp app and then Tap on Whatsapp Web/Desktop
    logout from whatsapp web- step 1
  3. You will find the list of computers on which you are logged in on Whatsapp web.
  4. Now tap on Logout from all Computers to logoff Whatsapp web on all the computers.
    logout from whatsapp web- step 4

This is how you can logout from WhatsApp. If you do not want to lose your chats and back up then take backup before logging out.

Deepak Saxena is a writer and blogger for Systweak Software. He loves to explore hidden features of the devices around him and how to get the most out of them. Deepak believes in making tech a fun and accessible for all through his writings.

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