Google gives you multiple account sign-in features. Using this feature you can sign in to multiple Google accounts simultaneously and go switch among them in a single click. But, Out of these all accounts, only one account will be your Default Account.
There may be 3 cases or scenarios in which you may have been. So, Let’s understand the cases and see a detailed step by step guide, how to Set default Google Account:-
Case 1: If the user is not logged in using any Google account
Step 1: Open Chrome and give gmail.com in a non-private window. The below screen appears.
Step 2: Enter the email Id and password in the Email and Password fields and Login. This lands you in your Gmail, and the logged in account becomes the default account.
Case 2 – If the user is already logged in using A Google account
If the user is logged in with one single account, then that account is considered as a default account.
Case 3 – If the user is logged in with multiple Google accounts:
Step 1: The first logged in account is considered as default account as shown in the image given below:-
Step 2: To change the default account, first Sign out from all accounts.
Step 3: Open Gmail in a non-incognito window just like in Case 1. Click on the User Icon on the top right corner. A dropdown like below screenshot appears.
Step 4: Click on ‘Sign Out’ button.
Step 5: After signing out, the below screen appears showing all accounts as “Signed out”.
Step 6: The User can remove unwanted accounts here by clicking on “Remove an account” button at the bottom.
Step 7: Next, to set the default account, click on the account which the user wants to set up as default account or add a new account by clicking on “Use another account” button at the bottom.
Step 8: After logging in, the default account is set and can be seen by clicking on the user icon on the top right.
Step 9: Once the default account is set, the user can log in using other accounts by clicking on “Add account” button at the bottom.
Step 10. After adding multiple user accounts, the default account is tagged with the keyword “default” like in the below screenshot.
That’s It. Now, you can set the Google Default account easily. In all cases, your first account will be considered as your default Google account.