This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click on the little image on the top right of the page. The sign-out option is displayed as long as the profile icon or incognito icon are not displayed. For instance, you should see Google+ pages managed by your account. If so, do not log out, like I did; keep it logged in, until a newer version is released. The option to turn Incognito Mode on or off replaces the sign out option in the YouTube app.
There does not appear to be an option to sign out of the YouTube application once you are signed in and Incognito Mode becomes available on the device. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. If you know of a way please let me know and I will add instructions on doing so to the article. What used to be a key feature background music they've made it harder to access to the point where I'm not even sure if that feature is still even present. Can someone please offer helpful suggestions? Note: Staying logged out of YouTube account does not prevent you from Watching YouTube Videos. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Next, you need to sign in when prompted.
It can play only audio so you can put it in the background and do something else or lock the screen. There does not appear to be an option to sign out of the YouTube application once you are signed in and Incognito Mode becomes available on the device. Now close Settings and go back to the YouTube app. While that does not guarantee 100% privacy, it does ensure that your activity is not linked to your Google or YouTube account. From what I can tell, this is the latest YouTube app, released in September of this 2017 year. The browsing and watch history is not recorded when it is active.
Preview post Submit post Cancel post I am happy to report that after troubleshooting this issue, I have found a solution. So basically, it's a deliberate attempt to subvert their users' efforts to simply log out by making you confused and frustrated enough to either give up and let them continue tracking every video you watch, or to make you resort to the Internet for answers on pages like this. YouTube clears activity data from the Incognito session when you exit the session. Is it possible that this is broken for everyone? You've gone incognito When you turn off Incognito or become inactive, your activity from this session will be cleared and you'll return to the account last used. Using Google without sign in limits the functionality on the site somewhat: you can't use subscriptions, messaging, or use other functionality on the site when you are not logged in to an account.
I can't believe Google has made it so difficult. YouTube uses your Google account, which works on all Google sites. While one way is to get it done using your mobile device, the other way is to do it using your computer. I have no idea why Youtube is making it so hard to sign out but, now you know how. How do you sign out? And be sure to let us know your feedback about it in the comments below. You should now be on a page called Account. You've gone incognito When you turn off Incognito or become inactive, your activity from this session will be cleared and you'll return to the account last used.
If that button is not there, hit the back arrow enough times until it shows up. When you browse from YouTube to another site, for security purposes, you should first sign out of your YouTube account. Explore brand new content, music, news and more with the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. There, click on your name on the top of the page and wait for it to load. Incognito Mode offers similar functionality to not signing in to YouTube in first place. Please read the before posting, or posts may be removed. Now, sign in to the YouTube app on your phone.
Once you have signed in, you will see a list of Google identities associated with your account. Perhaps you could move it? But persisting in a false subject and report really is one step too far. Easily browse videos wherever you are through popular, featured and trending videos and play in whatever quality you choose. Note: If your Internet connection is not the fastest, you may see the sign out option when you toggle Incognito Mode on or off. You can make a queue of videos like a playlist that will only play the audio. The sign-out option is displayed as long as the profile icon or incognito icon are not displayed.
Remember that a lot of the people using windows tablets are students, because you can take notes on most win tablets, and annotate textbooks etc. Subscribe to channels with your favorite content, share them with friends or upload your very own videos for everyone to see. Had to go to my google account to sign out. Account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period at the rate of the selected plan. So, not only did I change browsers, I changed platforms. When you open search, YouTube reminds you that the search history is paused while the mode is active. Just click it and you're good to go! I wanted to like this app, I really did.