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This chapter is from the book

This chapter is from the book

Managing Users

In Chapter 4, you learned how to set up different users on your Chromebook. Chrome also lets you disable guest browsing, if you wish, as well as opt not to display usernames and images on the login screen.

Disabling Guest Browsing

Guest browsing is enabled by default in Chrome. If you’d rather not have unregistered users using your Chromebook, you can disable the guest browsing feature.

  1. Click the Customize and Control (wrench) button and select Settings.

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  2. When the Settings page appears, select the Users tab.

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  3. Uncheck the Enable Guest Browsing box.

Hiding Usernames

By default, you see the usernames and associated images for all users added to your Chromebook. You can, however, opt to hide these usernames and images.

  1. Click the Customize and Control (wrench) button and select Settings.

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  2. When the Settings page appears, select the Users tab.

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  3. Uncheck the Show Usernames and Photos on the Sign-In Screen box.

Restricting Sign-In

Another option is to restrict sign-in to a list of preapproved users. That way, only users you’ve permitted can sign into your Chromebook.

  1. Click the Customize and Control (wrench) button and select Settings.

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  2. When the Settings page appears, select the Users tab.

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  3. Check the Restrict Sign-In to the Following Users box.
  4. To add a user to the list, enter his or her username into the Add Users box and press Enter.
  5. To delete a user from the approved list, click the X next to his or her name.
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