UW-Madison Google Workspace - Using Chrome Profiles to Access Multiple Accounts Simultaneously

Working with multiple Google Workspace accounts simultaneously can be confusing. This document describes how to use Google Chrome profiles to manage multiple Google Workspace accounts (ie., personal, school, work).

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click on the waffle grid icon in the upper right-hand corner.

    Waffle Icon

  3. Click Account.

    Waffle Drop-down Menu

  4. Select the Go to Google Account button and enter your account credentials on the login page. If you enter a UW-Madison e-mail address, you will be redirected to a NetID Login page.

    Go to Google Account button

  5. After signing in, an initial icon will appear at the top right corner. Click on this new profile button.

    Profile Icon

  6. In the drop-down menu, click Add another account.

    Add Another Account
  7. Enter the credentials for the second account you would like to use.

  8. If you select the profile button in the top right corner of your browser, you will see a drop-down menu that allows you to switch between accounts.

    Switch Accounts Menu

Note: Each profile will have its own window. It is not possible to use have multiple profiles assigned to individual tabs in a single window.

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KeywordsGoogle Workspace chrome profiles multiple personal accounts simultaneously   Doc ID56537
OwnerChristina G.GroupUW Google Apps
Created2015-09-17 14:24:43Updated2023-11-10 15:23:11
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Google Apps
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