How to Log out of Tumblr (On Desktop + Mobile)

May 21, 2019

Have you been logged into Tumblr for so long that you don’t know how to log out?

Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Although Tumblr is pretty user-friendly, some features and settings are tucked away and out of sight. Sometimes, this can be pretty frustrating, forcing you to click around until you find what you’re looking for.

In this quick and easy guide, we’ll go over a few quick steps and show you how to log out of Tumblr easily.

How to log out of Tumblr

There are two ways you can browse Tumblr: desktop and mobile. Because every Tumblr user is different, we’ll go over how to log on both.

Log out of Tumblr on desktop

To log out of Tumblr, you’ll need to have an account and already be logged on. That’s kind of important here.

Step 1: On your Tumblr dashboard, click on your person icon (located in the top-right corner) to open the Account drop-down menu.

tumblr dashboard

Step 2: Click “Log out” at the top of the menu.

log out of tumblr

Step 3: When asked if you’re sure you want to log out, click OK.

logging out of tumblr

Log out of Tumblr on mobile

To log out of Tumblr on your phone, launch the app. Your dashboard will be displayed.

Step 1: Tap the person icon at the bottom right of the screen. This will take you to your personal Tumblr page.

tumblr mobile dashboard

Step 2: Tap the gear icon at the top right of the screen. This takes you to your Settings.

mobile tumblr page

Step 3: Next, tap the General Settings bar at the top.

tumblr settings

Step 4: On this page, scroll all the way to the bottom and tap “Log out”.

log out of tumblr on mobile

Step 5: Once you’ve tapped “Log out”, Tumblr will ask you if you’re sure you want to do so. Tap “Log out” and voila! You’re outta there!

logging out of tumblr app

You’re done

Sometimes you just need to log off and take some time away from social media. We’ve all been there. Although it isn’t the hardest platform to navigate, Tumblr’s log out button is placed where users may not expect. We hope you found this guide useful!

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