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Multiuser support in Android, or using multiple profiles on a single terminal

Multiuser support in Android, or using multiple profiles on a single terminal

During the nearly four years of life of we have seen, with permission from Apple, one of the initiators of the movement who have spent years living smartphone, a whole revolution in the way we communicate, enjoy leisure and even work from anywhere . Born as an open source operating system for mobile devices, today there are millions of users who enjoy everything offered on Android today, specifically Jelly Bean 4.1, its latest version.

Jelly Bean, as already mentioned , is the final maturity of a system that has grown at meteoric pace, and although it still has a small piece of the pie which is Android, we have a software that has been a success both level of public criticism.

The project called butter, leading to a total system flow over previous versions, is perhaps the most notable, by running phones are perhaps not technically the last even more fluid than past models have not that version. However, and although it was not included in the release notes, there is a feature included in the Jelly Bean that default can not enjoy, and that will surely be included as one of the highlights of the next version: The multiuser support, or what is the same, the use of multiple profiles on a single device.

Fortunately, thanks to the developers and the whole community of users that can not help but take advantage of what it offers barcode that Android is open source, we can enjoy the multi-user support by applications such as user management , which can be found on Google Play, the official application store system.

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First of all, say that it is a completely secure but requires root access and of course that we have Android 4.1 or higher.

Under a simple interface, you can create as many users as you want, and access a different session for each of them which you can change using only the power button to get the shutdown menu. It will now be available all users created, and marked with a tick corresponding to the current session.

is that each user has created a space in the fully own, with their corresponding desktop applications or associated accounts. Ideal not only for shared devices, perhaps the new Nexus 7 -, but to have multiple profiles and use them as our activities accordingly.

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