Slack is a widely used business communication platform. It began as an internal communication tool and has channels (chat rooms) by topic, groups, and direct messaging.
All user data on Slack is stored in the cloud servers under their control. This plants a responsibility on the user’s part to mask their data from foreign entities.
Signing out from the desktop doesn’t log the person out of all the devices. This article follows you through the process of signing out of your Slack workspace on PC, Android or iOS, followed by a guide to help you sign out of all devices at once.
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How to log out of Slack on PC?
Slack also has a desktop application for Windows and macOS users, although the same interface appears on the browser too.
Performing the steps below will successfully log you out of Slack on the browser.
Step 1: Click on your workspace name at the top-left corner.
Step 2: Select Sign out of (workspace name).
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How to sign out of the Slack app on Android or iOS?
iPhone and Android devices require the same steps in order to log a user out. To sign out of the Slack app, follow the steps mentioned below.
- In the home tab, swiping right will open the main menu.
- Tap Sign out of (workspace name).
- Tap Sign out to confirm.
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How to sign out of all the devices from Slack at once?
Slack also has an option to sign out of all the devices simultaneously. If a user loses their phone or forgotten to sign out of a public computer, the browser can be used to sign out of Slack from all the devices.
Follow these steps to log out of Slack on all your devices at once.
Step 1: Click on your profile picture on the top-right.
Step 2: Select View Profile to open it on the right.
Step 3: Click on More below your name.
Step 4: Select Account Settings.
Step 5: In the new tab that opens, click on Sign out of all other sessions.
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