Join Dan Gookin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding another user, part of Android Tips and Tricks.
- My opinion is that a mobile device,…a cell phone or a tablet, is a personal thing.…But as a parent, I can tell you that not everyone…listens to my opinion.…If you desire, you can configure your Android…so that multiple people can use it.…Each person has their own user account area,…own customization and their own apps.…That way they can keep email separate,…webpage bookmarks, even music and cloud services…all in their own account.…Also, if you want the wee ones to use your tablet,…you need to set their own account…before you can activate the Android parental controls.…
To review current users or to add a new one,…open the Settings app.…Choose Users.…You see a list of all users on the device,…which might only be you and the Guest account.…Users are of two types, regular, such as Richard here,…and restricted, such as Snowflake.…To create a new user, first it helps to have them with you.…That's because part of the process involves…associating their Google account with the device.…
So when they're with you, choose Add user a profile…
- Finding and managing apps
- Shooting video
- Editing images
- Enjoying some tunes
- Reading ebooks
- Exploring Google Now
- Saving maps
- Printing from your Android
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Working with Apps and Widgets
2. Camera and Photo Tips
3. Recreational Activities
4. General Tips and Tricks
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