How to Sign Out of MetaMask Web3 Wallet Account

Looking for a way to sign out from MetaMask account? In this guide you will learn how to log out of your web3 wallet account safely.

By The 'Staunch

It’s very easy to log out of MetaMask web3 wallet account.

The most simplest method to sign out of MetaMask, is by removing and clearing data from the browser or device which it’s installed.

MetaMask does not offer any functionality that enable its users to log in or log out of their account wallet.

This unlike some other wallets out there, and new users often get confused when trying to sign out from their MetaMask web3 wallet accounts.

In this article, you will learn how to easily sign out of MetaMask wallet using the simplest method possible.

Let’s get started…

How to log out of MetaMask account

If you want to remove your current MetaMask wallet account and import new one, there’s no need to log out.

You can just uninstall the wallet app or extension, and then, reinstall it to import the wallet using your recovery phrase.

However, you can simply follow the the steps below, to get your MetaMask account signed out immediately.

  1. Open your MetaMask wallet home screen
  2. Click on the wallet account icon
  3. Go-to ‘My Accounts’ section
  4. Click on ‘Lock’ button to log out.

Once that’s done, the cryptocurrency wallet account will be signed out on that particular device immediately.

In conclusion

Logging out of your Metamask wallet account when it’s not in use, is a good way to secure your digital currency from people with malicious intents.

Once your wallet is locked, it can only be accessed using your password or secret recovery phrase.

You can always add a layer of security to MetaMask by using a hardware wallet alongside.

The USB device wallets are generally more secured, and less vulnerable to attacks, since they only connect to the internet when necessary.

If you were searching for how to logout of your MetaMask wallet, I hope this guide helped you do that easily.

About the 'Staunch

Henry is the founder of Crypto Staunch. He studied accounting and finance at Godfrey Okoye University, but became a Cryptopreneur to pursue his interest in learning digital currency and asset investment. Since 2018, Henry Kings has writing about Crypto, DeFi & NFT to help other people get started in the space. His publications has been featured in Binance Square, Digest Africa, Tech Economy, International Business Times, CoinDesk and many other top Crypto media outlets.

If you appreciate my efforts, then gift me some coffee!

Binance Exchange

Reliable crypto exchange by a developer known as Changpeng Zhao, who's now retired as CEO.

Ledger Nano X

Ledger released Nano X hardware wallet in 2019 to help crypto enthusiasts secure their digital asset.

If you have any question, opinion or suggestion for the subject of a future article, please use our contact page to send us a message immediately. Thanks!

About The 'Staunch

Henry is the founder of Crypto Staunch. He studied accounting and finance at Godfrey Okoye University, but became a Cryptopreneur to pursue his interest in learning digital currency and asset investment. Since 2018, Henry Kings has writing about Crypto, DeFi & NFT to help other people get started in the space. His publications has been featured in Binance Square, Digest Africa, Tech Economy, International Business Times, CoinDesk and many other top Crypto media outlets.