How do I remove a unknown device from my Google account?


  1. In order to remove a device from your Google account that is unknown to you, you will need to delete the device from the list of permitted devices associated with your account.
  2. Launch the Google Accounts page and then select “Security” from the menu that appears.
  3. Choose “Review devices connected to your account” from the drop-down menu that appears beneath “Device activity & notification.”
  4. Locate the device that you wish to remove and then click on it “Remove.
When I log in to my Google account, why does it suggest that I’m using an unfamiliar device?

There are a few potential causes for the message “unknown device” to appear in your Google account. There is a chance that you checked in to your Google account on a different device or computer, but Google has not yet recognized the new one. If you are unsure whether you are logging in with the correct account, you should attempt to sign in using a different web browser or computer.
There is also the potential that for reasons pertaining to account safety, you have been signed out of your account.

When it reads “unknown device,” what does that exactly mean?

In most cases, an unknown device indicates that the associated hardware component does not have a driver loaded for it or that the driver is malfunctioning in some way.

How can I unplug a device whose manufacturer is unknown?

If you are unsure of what a device is and how to remove it, the best course of action is to leave it alone until you become more familiar with it. If you try to remove an unrecognized device, your computer can become damaged, and you might lose data in the process. If you are having problems with a device that you already know how to remove, you can seek support from the manufacturer by consulting the documentation that came with your computer or calling them directly.

How can I delete an item from my Gmail device list?

To delete a connected device from your Gmail account, access the Settings menu and select the “Device activity and notification” option. Under “Notifications,” locate the device whose notifications you no longer want and then click the symbol that looks like a garbage can.

What are the steps I need to take to disconnect a device from Google Home?

Launch the Google Home app, then navigate to the menu labeled “Devices” to remove a connected device from Google Home. Tap Options > Delete Device located under the device whose connection you want to remove.

Why is there a device on my Device Manager that I don’t recognize?

There are a few different scenarios that could lead to an unidentified device showing up in your Device Manager. There is a potential that the hardware component was not installed correctly, and as a result, your computer does not detect it. There is also the potential that the device driver was not installed properly or that it is damaged. If you are unable to locate a driver for the unknown device by searching online, you might check the Windows Update catalog to see whether it contains one. If all else fails, you can try uninstalling the device driver and then installing it again.

How do I discover what unknown devices are linked to my network and how do I disconnect them?

The number of devices that are connected to your network can be determined in a few different ways. Using a network scanning tool such as Fing is one approach that can be taken. You can also check the list of devices that are connected to your network by going into the settings of your router and looking at the screen that displays the devices.

Why is it that I am unable to deactivate the device from my Google account?

If a device has been used to sign in to your Google account or if it has been used as a backup method, it is possible that you will not be able to remove the device from your Google account.

How can I detach a device from the network?

Launch the Settings app, then touch on your name at the top of the screen to delink the device you want to remove from your account. After selecting iCloud from the menu, scroll to the bottom of the screen and select from the menu there “Sign Out.

How do I administer my hardware on Google?

Google offers its users a wide selection of management options for their devices. You can manage devices associated with your account by visiting the website of the Google Play Store or by using the application that comes pre-installed on your Android smartphone. The Google Family Link app is another option for managing many devices at once.

How can I alter the device that is linked to my Google account?

Open the Settings app on your Android device, then select the Google option. This will allow you to change the device that is associated with your Google account. Tap the “Device association” option that is located under “Your personal info.” Tap the device that you wish to use, and then proceed with the steps that are provided.

How can you check in Device Manager to see if a device is identified and activated on your computer?

There are a couple different approaches one can use within Device Manager to check whether or not a device is identified and enabled. One method is to launch Device Manager, expand the category that corresponds to the device in question, and then check to see if the device in question has a tick next to it in green text. This demonstrates that the device is recognized and that it is enabled.
Launch Device Manager, right-click the device, and then select the Properties option from the context menu that appears.

What are the steps I need to take to delete an unrecognized device from my iPhone?

If you are unable to identify the device and it does not appear in the list of connected devices on your iPhone, then it is highly unlikely that the device is connected to your iPhone. It is not necessary to disconnect it if it is not currently being used.

What are the steps to modify the devices associated with my Google account?

You will first need to login in to your Google account before you can alter the devices associated with your Google account. After you have successfully logged in, you will have the ability to view a list of all the devices that are currently connected to your user account. To delete a device, you need only click the “x” that is located next to the name of the device. Just clicking the “add” button and then following the on-screen steps will allow you to add a new device.