How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10

Let’s check how to sign out other users in Windows 10. Many times multiple users connect to systems to perform work and forgotten to log off from the system. If the users remain active in the system, unnecessary computer memory or service consumption will continuously take place that affects the active or logged-in users’ performance.

In that case, administrative users can end a user’s session if they have stepped away from their session. This post describes the different options that you can use to log off or end a session.

Sign Out Other Users Using Task Manager

To sign out other (inactive) users with Task Manager, follow the steps below:

  • Open Task Manager and Click on the Users tab.
  • Right click on the user account you want to sign off and select the Sign off option.

Note – Any unsaved files that are open on the desktop are closed during the operation.

How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10
How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10
  • Selected user account will sign out from Windows 10 device.

Command PromptSign Out Other Users in Windows 10

  • Open Command PromptRun as administrator.
  • Type the following command to view all current users signed in to Windows 10 and press Enter.
query session
How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10
How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10
  • Check and Confirm the ID number for the account you want to sign off. Type the following command to sign out the selected user and press Enter
logoff <ID>
How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10
How to Sign Out Other Users in Windows 10
  • Once you complete the above steps, Windows 10 will sign out the selected user account from device.

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