Creating a Profile in Google Chrome

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How do I separate my work, student, and personal Gmail accounts?



Creating a separate Google Chrome profile will allow you to easily separate your work and personal browsing information, accounts, and bookmarks.

For more information about managing Chrome Profiles, please visit this Google Support article.



When signing into a new Google Account, Chrome will automatically prompt you to create a new profile.

Create a Google Chrome profile for each

This may vary slightly based on the version of Chrome

  1. At the top right, click the button with your Initial or User Icon
  2. Click + Add
  3. If you choose to Sync to your Google Account, your profile name will automatically be your Account name.
  4. Choose a name, photo and color scheme. 

Switch to another person or profile

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click the Profile icon
  3. Choose the person or profile you want to switch to.


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