How to Change Default Google Account

How to Change Default Google Account

When you want to change the default Google Account for any services offered by Google, such as Gmail, YouTube, Docs, or Calendar, it will a really easy process for you. If you use your one account more commonly than others, you can easily change your default account to that one. By the way, Google allows its users to use two or more accounts, and you can quickly switch between these accounts in your web browser. 

How to Set Default Google Account?

Mostly, your default Google Account is the first account you signed in. However, the default account may change depending on several variables, such as the application you use on your mobile devices.

How to Set Default Google Account

Before starting, keep in mind that the first account you log in to will always become your default account. Also, you can easily change it anytime you want on all your devices.

  1. Open the google.com page in a non-incognito window.
  2. Choose your profile image at the top right corner of the Google search page.
  3. Log out of all your accounts.
  4. Sign in to the Google account you want to use. This will be your default Google Account. To do this, choose your profile image or initial and the ‘Add account’ option. 
How To Remove a Non-Default Account From Android Devices

How To Remove a Non-Default Account From Android Devices? 

Except for the default account, you may want to remove your existing Google Accounts from your Android devices. On the other side, anytime you want, you can easily log in to your existing account or create a new one as Google allows its users to use multiple accounts. Well, if you don’t know how to remove a non-default account, follow the steps below;

  1. Go to Settings on your Android device.
  2. Open Users and Accounts.
  3. Tap on the Account name you want to remove.
  4. Tap on the Remove button.

Changing Default Google Account In Short

In this article, we talked about how to set default Google Account. When using the Google services within the web browser, you will need to log in to an account. You can prefer to use multiple Google Accounts in the Google browser, and anytime you want, you can easily change your default account. At this point, there’s only one thing you need to remember; the first account you signed in will be your default Google Account. The first thing you gotta do is ‘sign out of all accounts.’ Well, sign in to the account you want to be your new default account. After that, you can add other Google Accounts.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It’s up to you! Well, many users choose their default account based on the frequency of using.

Before starting, sign out of all your Google accounts. Choose your profile picture at the top right and then click the Sign out of all accounts button. Open the gmail.com page and then log in to your account you want to use as your default account. Remember, the first account you sign in will become the default account always. 

Your default account changes from device to device; that’s why these methods, as mentioned above, will need to be applied to each device you want to change its default. If you would like to update the default account for all your devices, you need to do it one by one on each device.

Before starting, you should download the Google Chrome app on your device. Tap the ellipsis at the top left of the page. Go to the Gmail page and tap the three horizontal lines button. Tap your email address, and then you will see your current default Gmail account; tap on it. Click the ‘Manage your Google Account’ button. Tap the ‘Sign Out’ button. Then, log in to your account you want to use as default. That’s it! It will your default account on this iOS device.

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  1. Scott Thomas
    Scott Thomas

    By changing default Google account I can now get organized much better. Even though it is tricky to switch back and forth, it really is necessary for a cleanup.