Initial Google Workspace Login Procedure

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Information

GRCC IT realizes that many people have personal Gmail accounts. We also recognize a need to keep personal and work accounts separate.

Chrome profiles help you manage personal and work data in Google Chrome. It will help keep your work email, calendar, and documents safe and separate from personal data. It will also help keep your pilot account separate during the testing phase before we go live with Gmail.

Chrome profiles are local, meaning they will only be available on the computer you create them on. If you work at more than one computer, you will need to create the profiles on each computer. All browsing data, including history, bookmarks, or saved passwords will remain within that profile, and separate from other profiles.

 

Process

Sign Out of Additional Google Accounts

  1. Navigate to accounts.google.com
  2. Click the user icon in the upper right
  3. Click Sign Out
  4. Click Remove an account
  5. Click the X next to your non-GRCC accounts.

Create Chrome Profiles

  1. In your Chrome Browser, click the user icon in the upper right
  2. Click Manage People
  3. Click Add Person
  4. Give the Profiel a name and icon
    • If desired, leave “Create a desktop shortcut for this user” checked
    • This will add a separate icon on your desktop with the selected user image to help you manage your multiple accounts

Switching Between Profiles

  1. In the upper right of Chrome, click the user profile
  2. Select the desired profile
  3. A new window will open with that browsers profile

Syncing Data (Optional)

  1. To tie your browsing data to a Google account to easily sync across multiple devices, click your user icon within your Chrome browser
  2. You should be prompted to sign in to the browser
    • Make sure that you are signing in to the correct profile when signing in to an account
      • eg. Sign in to your Work profile with your @grcc.edu address
  3. You will be asked if you would like to link your current profile or create a new one: Select Link
    • Linking will take all your existing data, such as bookmarks, history, saved passwords, etc. and tie them to your GRCC Google account.

Details

Article ID: 1005
Created
Mon 10/15/18 5:09 PM
Modified
Wed 6/23/21 12:36 PM