Microsoft Windows 10: How to Sign Out

It is important to sign out after using your computer.  This prevents unauthorized users from accessing your account.  This knowledge article provides the steps on how to sign out in Windows 10.

Step 1

When you are ready to log out, click the Windows icon on the task bar to open the Start menu.

Windows Icon to open start menu

Step 2

Click the user icon (your name will appear if you hover your mouse over the icon). This will open up your options.

User Icon with Name visible

Step 3

Click Sign out. This will log you off the computer.

Sign Out option


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