Signing In and Out of Your M+Google Account Via the Web
S4389 June 2014
This document provides tips for signing in to and out of your M+Google account in ways that protect your privacy and the security of your password. To learn about using Google Apps, visit google.umich.edu.
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Which Web Browser?
You'll get the best results when using your M+Google account via the web if you use the Google Chrome web browser. Google supports recent versions of the most popular web browsers. For a list of supported web browsers, go to the Google Support Center and search for "Google Apps supported browsers."
Consider Private Browsing If You Share Your Computer
If you use a public computer or share your computer with other people, you may want to use private web browsing to protect your privacy and reduce the risk of others accidentally logging into your M+Google account. Private web browsing does not store cookies, and will log you out when you close the browser window. To use private browsing, see the instructions for the web browser you use:
Signing In/Logging In
Here are three ways to get to your M+Google account and log in:
Make M+Google Mail Your Home Page
Through the Google Home Page (google.com)
Signing in this way includes an extra step because you first need to let Google know that you want to be connected to the U-M domain.
Signing or Logging Out
When you use your M+Google account via the web, you are logged in to Weblogin and signed in to Google. To get completely logged out/signed out, you need to
The best way to do this is to Exit or Quit your web browser. This will log you out and sign you out (as long as you unchecked the Google Stay signed in checkbox).
If you wish, you can sign out and log out manually.
To sign out of Google, click the icon or picture in the top right corner of any Google page, then select Sign out.
To log out of Weblogin, go to the Weblogin page (at weblogin.umich.edu), scroll to the bottom of the page, then click Log Out.
On the Weblogin log out confirmation page, click Log Out.
Visit google.umich.edu for information about using M+Google, including information about connecting to your M+Google account from a mobile device.
Visit ITS's Information System to obtain ITS computer documentation and other resources.
The ITS Service Center provides a variety of computing help resources.
For further help with this or any other topic, call 734-764-HELP  or submit an online service request.