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How to unlink a Google account from a stolen or lost phone | Access control

Users with a stolen or lost cell phone can unlink their Google account remotely to prevent their data from being obtained by unauthorized people. The company offers an online tool that allows you to delete Gmail from your smartphone using any other device with your account logged in, be it a cell phone or a computer.

The function is useful to prevent unauthorized access to your e-mails, contacts, browsing history, apps and other information related to the profile. In the following tutorial, see how to remove a Google account from an iPhone (iOS) or Android.

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Here's how to remove a Google account from a lost or stolen phone Photo: Joo Gabriel Balbi / TechTudoHere's how to remove a Google account from a lost or stolen phone Photo: Joo Gabriel Balbi / TechTudo

Here's how to remove a Google account from a lost or stolen phone Photo: Joo Gabriel Balbi / TechTudo

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Step 1. On a secondary phone or PC, open Google Chrome and log in to your Google account.

Log in to your Google account using another phone via Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesLog in to your Google account using another phone via Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Log in to your Google account using another phone via Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 2. With the Google account logged in, go back to the Google home screen and touch the menu on the page. Choose the My Account option. Then select Login and security.

Access the login and security menu on the My Account website Foto: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesAccess the login and security menu on the My Account website Foto: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Access the login and security menu on the My Account website Foto: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 3. Scroll down to the Recently used devices section and tap See devices. Google will show the list of devices with your account logged in. Select the stolen or lost phone.

Select your lost or stolen phone Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesSelect your lost or stolen phone Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Select your lost or stolen phone Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Step 4. On the device's details screen, tap Remove and confirm the choice in the pop-up window. From then on, the device will be prevented from accessing your Google data, such as email, contacts and browsing history, unless the account password is entered.

Remove your Google account from your lost or stolen device Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesRemove your Google account from your lost or stolen device Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Remove your Google account from your lost or stolen device Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

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