How to create a shortcut to a specific chrome user profile

Create a desktop shortcut to a specific user profile
Create a desktop shortcut to a specific user profile

Method 1

  1. Go to settings
  2. The user list shows all user profiles, click on a user profile
  3. Click edit
  4. Add desktop shortcut button will now show up

Method 2

  1. Click on the user icon in the upper left corner of a Chrome instance.
  2. Go to the user profile for which you want to create a desktop shortcut, and click to open that Chrome instance.
  3. In the new Chrome instance click the icon again in the upper left corner. In the list with all user profiles go to the active user profile, and click ‘edit’. The ‘edit’ option only shows up for the active instance.
  4. In the pop-up window you now see a button “add desktop shortcut”.

 

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12 thoughts on “How to create a shortcut to a specific chrome user profile”

  1. Hey thanks a lot for this – worked just fine!

    What I am trying to uninstall now is the built-in hangouts addon!
    (says it is installed by enterprise policy?!)

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