Adding/Deleting Users in Chrome

Adding/Deleting the main user in a Chrome Web browser, so cookies, history, and saved passwords can be associated correctly.

Prerequisites: Google Chrome

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 5 minutes

Expected Outcome: The user will be added or deleted

Tools Required: Chrome

Steps to Perform

    1. First open the Chrome Web browser and click on the circle picture at the top right of the chrome browser.
    2. From here click on the gear symbol under “Other People”
    3. From here you can remove a person by hovering the mouse over a person and clicking on the three little dots.
    4. You can also click on Add Person and name and select an image for a new chrome account. 
    5. Once added a new Chrome browser will appear. This creates a whole new browser with new bookmarks, and a new history. This account can be local or you can link it to an existing Google Account.
    6. To link it to an existing Google account click on the image in the top right corner, and then click turn on sync. This will prompt you to sign-in to your account.
  • Note: This doesn’t change the picture in a new tab, that is the google account that is logged in for gmail, google drive, and YouTube purposes. There can be multiple google accounts logged into a single chrome account.