How to Use Multiple Profiles in Chrome OS

Google Chrome

Google ChromeGot multiple people using your Chromebook, the way I do? Each member of my family has a profile on mine so that everyone can have their own custom experience that synchronizes data with their own Google account. The bad news is that Chrome OS doesn’t support fast user switching, so for my kids to use my Chromebook, they have to first sign me out and then sign in as themselves. That may soon be changing. On Monday, Google’s François Beaufort showed a new experimental feature available now in the Chrome OS Developer channel that supports multiple users signed in simultaneously. To use the feature, you’ll have to first enable the chrome://flags/#enable-multi-profiles flag by typing it in your Chrome address bag, toggling the feature and restarting. After that, you can sign in with two or more Google accounts.

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