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How to Use Multiple Profiles in Google Chrome Like a Ninja

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Don’t look now, but there’s a ninja in my browser! Not only that, but I can switch between multiple profiles in Google Chrome with ease—which is extremely useful if you have more than one Google account.

This isn’t really a new feature, nor is it a tough feature to enable… but since most people don’t seem to know about it, here we are with a quick article explaining it. Seriously, it’s barely worth reading this article. Other than the ninja picture, of course.

Enabling Multiple Profiles in Google Chrome

Head into Options –> Personal Stuff, and click the Add new user button. Yep, it’s just that easy.

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You’ll immediately see a new browser window, and you can start using it as if it was a separate browser.

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You can switch between the different instances quickly, edit the icon and name that shows up, and all that stuff.

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You can even sync each profile to your Google Account separately. It’s really quite awesome.

Plus, there are ninjas.

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