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How can I log out of one browser? I don't mind whether it's per site or for all Stack Exchange sites, though having both would be nice.

I don't mean the “log out” link in the username popup: that would “log you out on all devices”. I only want to log out of one device, I want to stay logged in elsewhere.

I tried the stackexchange.com ”log out” link, which claims to “clear all local credentials in your browser”. But that only logged me out of http://stackexchange.com/, not out of the Q&A sites. And contrary to the claim it also logged me out of other clients.

So how can I log out of one client while staying logged in in other browsers?

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marked as duplicate by Gilles, hims056, Tobias Kienzler, Aziz Shaikh, Martijn Pieters Jul 15 '13 at 11:30

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The obvious answer would be to erase your cookies on that browser. I don't think it's possible using Stack Exchange tools. – Madara Uchiha Jul 14 '13 at 19:55
@MadaraUchiha Most browsers don't give you such fine control, not without an extension. I had wanted to log out of a Chrome incognito window, where I purposefully keep away from any extension (I normally don't log in, either, but I did to test if some behavior was due to an extension I'd installed). – Gilles Jul 14 '13 at 19:59
@Gilles all modern browsers allow you to do this. In Chrome, click Settings -> Advanced -> Content -> Cookies and Site Data. Granted, it could be much easier... – Amelia Jul 15 '13 at 3:56
@Hiroto sorry, but some (most) of us like to stay logged in on other sites... – Cole Johnson Jul 15 '13 at 5:33

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See my feature request. This is not currently implemented, but I sure hope that it will be.

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I honestly don't see why this was needed as an "answer". There currently is no answer to this problem, and your feature request should probably be a comment, or even a duplicate closure. – Richard J. Ross III Jul 15 '13 at 5:48

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