Its very exciting when Google Chrome introduce new features. With newest stable Chrome, Chrome team introduced a new feature called "Profile management system"
This feature is disabled by default so you would like to enable it to start using it. It enables the new profile management system, including profile lock and the new avatar menu UI.
Lets get started
First type chrome://flags in your chrome address bar as shown below
Press CTRL+F and search for "Enable new profile management system"
As you see this feature is disabled by default. Change the setting to "Enabled" as shown below
Once you make this change, you will notice that chrome is asking for a Relaunch, click on that button at the bottom of the screen as shown below
Once you relaunch your Chrome browser you will notice at the top right corner Chrome is displaying your name if you are signed into Chrome, when you click it this is what it shows
You have 2 options now.
- You can switch to another person
- Lock chrome
When you click Lock Chrome this is what it shows
You can browse as Guest or Add another person.
You will need your Google Account password to unlock chrome. You will notice that once you unlock it, your session will be preserved.
We hope that this will make your life easier a bit when multiple users are using same browser and you want to preserve what you are working on.