How to log out of WordPress App on Android and iPhone

Last Updated on February 6, 2021 by Ope Quadri

WordPress App is simply the simple, sophisticated yet simple publishing app you can have on your device, but what happens when you’re finding it hard to sign out of the app after logging in? This guide will show you how to log out of WordPress App on Android and iPhone.

This convenient publishing app is like Facebook Chat Messenger once you are logged in, no option to log out. But in one of our posts, we resolved how to log out of Facebook Messenger App, here we’ll provide a similar guide.

Problem with logging out of WordPress App

In one of our searches we stumbled upon a thread where users of the App are asking questions and expressing their concern.

Two prominent ones we found are:

“I cant find a way to log out from my web sites when using the WorPress app. This does not feel secure.

“Is there a way to log out that i’m missing? If not, will there be an option to log out? I found an old post asking for this also. I think the future is here now,” a user Mjalar asked.
Then come another one which is closely related to the above:

Dan says: “Is there a way to log out for a wordpress site in the app. I can’t find it. Whenever I open the app I seem to be logged in already.. all the time.”

According to Dan, WordPress App is “Convenient, but not so secure.”

If you’re out there reading this, the answer is simply:

Yes there are ways to log out of WordPress App on Android and iPhone. This is how to get it done.

There are two available methods to sign out of WordPress App for Android:

Method 1: Sign out through your Android settings

Method 2: Log out within the WordPress App

Let’s go straight on how to get this done…

Method 1: Sign out of WordPress App through your Android settings

Step 1: Tap settings on your Android phone

Step 2: Settings are usually divided into sections: 1) Wireless and networks; 2) Device 3) Personal; 4) System.

Under section 2 which is device locate “Apps” and click it to get the list of installed apps on your phone

Step 3: Locate WordPress App (for Android phone) Click it

Step 4: Click the Storage and memory.

Step 5: Here you are left with two options: 1) Clear Data; 2) Clear Cache. Click the clear data, definitely, a warning will pop up, “All this app’s data will be deleted permanently. This includes all files, settings, accounts, databases etc”

Click ok.

That’s it you’ll be signed out of the WordPress App for Android.

We hope that there will be a proper log out option soon, so that one will not need to pass through this process.

In the meantime, you can clear data of your WordPress App for Android to log out of the app.

It is saver than leave remain log in all the time even when you’re not using the App, what of if your device gets stolen?

Method 2: Log out within the WordPress App settings

This is the simplest method, here it is:

Step 1: When you’re on the home page of the app, I mean your tab where you can locate: My site (which has your stats, site pages etc); Reader; then the Plus (+) sign; Me (which has a human logo); and notifications.

Step 2: Among the five options, click “Me” to display options like App Settings, Help and support, and Log in to Worpress.com

Tap the App settings

Step 3: Locate and click “Open device settings” tap storage and memory and repeat step 5 above.

The app will automatically log out you out after this step.

You just sign out of WordPress App on Android.

Are you using iPhone?

How to sign out on WordPress iPhone App

Follow the steps below to sign out from the WordPress app on your iPhone:

Step 1: Click the “me” tab at the bottom

Step 2: Scroll down under the header that says “WordPress.com Account”

Step 3: Click the red letters “Disconnect from WordPress“

Don’t be scared by the words “Disconnect from WordPress”.

Note: Clicking the “Disconnect from WordPress”  won’t delete you entire site and it won’t cause any bug either.

Step 4: Click that and you will be signed out now!

Next time you’re publishing on WordPress App, signing out shouldn’t be an issue never again whether on your Android or iPhone device.

Credit: The iPhone guide and the photos belong to protechsquad.wordpress.com

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