How to Use Multiple Google Accounts in Same Browser ?

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Most of the internet users maintains multiple Google accounts which servers various purposes to them person mail, business or something else. Google conventionally does not allow using more then one Google account at the same time in browser. So you need to do log-in and log-off again and again.

Now there is an official way to link different Google accounts; So that you can use various Google services like Gmail, Google Reader, Google Voice and others with just a click of mouse within the same browser.

Why will you need multiple Google account sign-in?

It is very annoying and time consuming to play log-in and log-off game in browser. Suppose you have two Gmail addresses that you use for different purposes. Traditionally, you can use only one at a time. For viewing another inbox, you have to sign out from one Google account and then sign in into another.

With multiple sign-in feature you can directly access your second Google account without signing out from the first one.

How to Use Multiple Google Account Sign in?

To use separate Gmail/Google accounts in same window, first you will have to enable multiple sign-in. Click Here to Enable Multiple Google Account Sign in.

After enabling multiple sign-in (linking different Google accounts), you can see a drop-down along with your current Gmail id at the top-right corner of browser, which will let you choose other Gmail without login-out from the first one.

According to Google Support, Google uses cookies for sign-in process. Based on the cookie value, you can use only one account at a time. However, Multiple Sign-in allows you to use more than one account at a time in the same browser.

Please note that, this simultaneous logins will not work on all Google services. The current supported products are:

  1. Code
  2. Calendar (not supported for offline Calendar)
  3. Finance
  4. Gmail (not supported for offline Gmail)
  5. Reader
  6. Sites
  7. Voice

Are you using multiple Google account login or you prefer using sign in – sign off process ?


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