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How to Unlink Linked Devices in Signal Private Messenger

If you have been using Signal Private Messenger for a while, you might know that the messaging app is full of features. The signal is an instant messaging app that takes your privacy and security very seriously.

Like every other instant messaging app for Android, Signal also allows you to operate the app from a desktop operating system. Signal has a standalone app for the desktop operating systems that lets you send & receive text messages.

If you want to run Signal Private Messenger on PC, check out the article – How to Run Signal Private Messenger On Windows 10 PC. The important thing to note here is that Signal allows you to use only one ‘smartphone’ with the app at a time, but it does allow you to link up to 5 different devices like a computer, laptop, or tablet.

Steps to Unlink Linked Devices in Signal Private Messenger

So, if you are someone who uses Signal from PC, or if you have linked your Signal mobile app to a device that you don’t own, then it’s best to unlink devices. It’s relatively easy to see and manage linked devices in Signal. You need to follow some of the simple steps given below.

Step 1. First of all, open the Signal app on your Android device.

Step 2. Next, tap on the ‘Profile photo’ to open the Settings page.

tap on the 'Profile photo'

Step 3. Now on the Settings page, tap on the ‘Linked Devices’ option.

tap on the 'Linked Devices' option

Step 4. The next page will display the linked devices.

Step 5. To unlink any device, click on the device name. You will get a confirmation message asking you to unlink your device. Just tap on the ‘Ok’ button to unlink the device.

tap on the 'Ok' button to unlink the device

Step 6. Whenever you open Signal in an unlinked device, you will see an error message asking you to re-link the device.

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can see and manage linked devices in Signal.

So, this article is all about how to see and manage linked devices in Signal Private Messenger. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.

This post was written by Amarnath Chakraborty and was first posted to TechViral

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