Are you looking for the technique to logout from WhatsApp on your mobile. Then you are at right place. How to logout of WhatsApp is the question you may be asking.
But let me make you clear logout from Whatsapp in mobile is little different. As there is no such option provided by Whatsapp.
But yes there are plenty of options which can work in this case and you can use them like you are logged out.
You may be logout from whatsapp if your friend or family member ask for your mobile. And as expected you don’t want your chats to be seen by them.
Or your phone may have some technical fault and you have to give it to mobile repair shopkeeper. In this case also you may want to logout from whatsapp.
Or you may be fed up from whatsapp and want finally want to logout. So I am telling you the ways by which you can logout from whatsapp.
How to Logout from WhatsApp?
You want to sign off from whatsapp it mean you want when you login back your chats should be back again.
And you don’t want to delete your chats. In this case the method of chat backup and uninstall app will work.
How to Take Backup of Whatsapp Chat
Before talking about the backup process let me tell you that whatsapp automatically take backup of your chat.
This backup is taken both on your phone storage and on Google drive. But for Google drive it depends what setting you have chosen. The backup frequency is daily, weekly or monthly.
Sometime may be you put this to manual mode or selected never backup option.
So it is recommended that you take back up manually before proceeding.
Step 1: Open WhatsApp and go to Settings by clicking 3 dots on the right side.
Step 2: Go to Chats options and click on Chat backup.
Step 3: Click on BACK UP button to finally backed up data. Make sure you turned ON Include videos option to backup videos in chat.
It may take some time if you have too much data in chat.
Now you have backed up your data and now you can finally logged out (Clear Data) from whatsapp.
Logout from whatsapp
Just follow these steps to sign off from Whatsapp.
Step 1: Open phone setting and go to Apps & notification.
Step 2: Find WhatsApp in the list of apps and tap on it.
Step 3: Go to Storage and click on Clear Storage.
Step 4: You will get a warning message here. Click on OK to Clear Data.
That’s it now you are logged out of whatsapp. Now when you will login again you will see the same process as when you login first time.
Sign in WhatsApp Again
Now as you have backup data and you have been logged out of Whatsapp. Its important to carefully see how to login back again with all your data.
You did not uninstall Whatsapp so you need not to install it again. You simply need to click on Whatsapp icon on your phone and follow these steps.
Step 2: Enter the same mobile number which you were using previously.
Step 3: It will inform you that there is a backup. So click on Restore button to restore the backup.
Note: It is important that you should be logged in with same gmail account on which you take backup.
Great!! you are logged back to your WhatsApp without losing data.
How to logout of whatsapp on iphone
On iPhone there is no option to Clear Data. So if you have a iPhone in that you have to uninstall app. You can reinstall app again when you want.
How to Logout from Whatsapp Web
Logout from whatsapp web is quite simple and there is no need to take backup and clear data. Because accessing whatsapp web on PC or laptop does not save any data on computer.
All the chats including videos, images and Whatsapp stickers will be stored in your mobile.
So whenever you want to login Whatsapp on PC all chats will be same as on your phone.
Logout from Whatsapp Web on PC
Step 1: Click on 3 dots in left hand corner in Whatsapp web.
Step 2: Click on Logout to logout from Whatsapp web.
Logout from Whatsapp Web from Mobile
You may login on whatsapp web on friend’s computer or someone other’s computer. In this case you can easily logout from whatsapp web even from your mobile without actually accessing PC.
Follow these steps to logout
Step 1: Open Whatsapp on your smartphone.
Step 2: Click on 3 dots in right side and click on Whatsapp Web.
Step 3: Click on Log out from all devices and you will be logged out from Whatspp web.
Secret Method to Logout from Whatsapp
I can understand the process given above is quite time taking and not that simple.
But you have very simple options available which will work same as you are logged out of whatsapp.
Basically if you want no one other see your personal messages on whatsapp then you can hide whatsapp.