How To Create Multiple Profiles In Google Chrome (Quick Guide)

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Many users, including myself, have different Google accounts for different purposes. You may have a separate business account, personal account, education account, and more. It can be annoying to constantly log in and out of different accounts multiple times a day, but there’s an easier way here. 

You can now add multiple accounts into your Chrome browser and switch between them without any trouble. Each profile will keep a separate log of your data, like tabs, history, passwords, bookmarks, and other things. So, in this article, you will learn how you can add multiple accounts and manage them. So, let’s begin.

Here are the steps you have to follow to do it.

Add new profile in chrome pc
  1. Launch Google Chrome on your PC
  2. Click on the profile icon on the top right.
  3. You have to click on ‘+ add’
  4. It will redirect you to a new window where you have to sign in with your Google account which you want to add.
  5. Next, it will ask you if you want to turn on the sync. Click yes so that your history, passwords, and other data will be the same everywhere.

And it is done. You have successfully added your new google account in just 5 easy steps. But how can you switch between them? Let’s check that out. 

How To Switch Between Profile In Google Chrome

There’s an easy way to switch between your profiles in the Chrome browser. Let’s check it out.

Switch profiles in Chrome pc
  1. In Chrome, click on the profile icon on the top right.
  2. Down below, you will see a section ‘Other profiles’.
  3. Under that, click on the profile you want to switch to.
  4. A new Chrome will open for that profile.
  5. You can confirm that you’re switched by checking out the profile icon on the top right.

How To Manage Profiles In Chrome

Now that you have multiple profiles added to your Chrome, you also need to know how you can manage these profiles, like editing the names, themes, adding an avatar, and other things. So, here’s how you can do it.

manage profiles in chrome pc
  1. In Chrome, click on the profile icon on the top right.
  2. Down below, you will see a section ‘Other profiles’.        
  3. Beside that, you will see a settings icon⚙️
  4. A new window will appear where it will show you all the profiles.
  5. If you want to remove any profile, click on the options menu in it and select ‘Remove’
  6. If you want to edit name, theme, or anything else, click on the options menu in it and select ‘Edit’
  7. Here you can change the name, theme, and avatar.
  8. Once everything is done, close the tab. 

And this is it. Now you know how to add multiple profiles, switch between them and manage them. If you are still not clear about anything here, make sure to drop a comment and I am happy to help you. 

FAQs

If I remove any profile from Chrome will it also delete the passwords saved?

No. It will not delete saved passwords since passwords are linked to your Gmail account. You can sign in again to the new profile in Chrome and have your passwords intact.

Is there any shortcut to toggle between Chrome profiles?

If you have two active profiles, you can switch between them with Ctrl + Tab buttons.

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Satish Shah

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