How to create multiple Google Chrome profiles? [2021]

- Updated: July 29, 2021

If you are using multiple Google accounts, for example you use on the same computer your personal account and your business account, you should definitely consider using Google Chrome profiles. It’s a powerful feature available in Google Chrome for years. Here’s what you’ll learn in this guide:

How to create a Google Chrome profile

  1. Click on your profile icon (at the top right corner of your browser).

    Open Google Chrome profiles manager from the profile icon

    Watch out, if you are on a Google site, like in Google Sheets, you might see your profile pictures twice. Remember to click on the upper profile picture. Not the lower one.

  2. Now, click on “+ Add”.

    Adding a new Google Chrome profile

  3. Google Chrome will open a new window. Click on “Sign in”

    Sign in to your other Google account

  4. Follow the steps to sign in with your other Google account.

  5. When asked to turn on sync, click on “Yes, I’m in”. This will give you an enhanced experience with Google Chrome (passwords, history, etc. will be the same everywhere you use your account).

    Syncing your other Google account

By following these steps, you have created a new dedicated Google Chrome profile. By doing so, you can now switch from one account to another in 2 clicks. Here’s how to do it:

How to switch from one Google Chrome profile to another

To switch from one Google Chrome profile to another, it’s very easy:

  1. In Google Chrome, click on your profile icon (at the top right corner of your browser).

    Open Google Chrome profiles manager from the profile icon

  2. Select the account you want to use.

    Switch of Google Chrome profile

  3. A new Google Chrome window opens. You can confirm that you have switched the profile by looking at the profile icon again (in the upper right of your browser).

How to manage your Google Chrome profile?

If ever you want to remove a Google Chrome profile, you can do so in a few steps:

  1. In Google Chrome, click on your profile icon (at the top right corner of your browser).

    Open Google Chrome profiles manager from the profile icon

  2. Click on the settings icon

    Manage Google Chrome profiles

  3. A new window opens. From there you can manage all your Google Chrome profiles.

    Google Chrome profiles manager

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