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Set Up Multiple Users on Your Galaxy Tab S3 (Verizon)

Your can share your tablet with other people by creating additional users. Users will have their own storage space they can use to save downloaded apps, music, images, and so on. You can add up to seven additional users. Each user can add their own accounts.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Add New User Account

To add a new user with full access to the apps and content on the tablet:

  1. Naviage to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Users.

  3. Touch Add user or profile.

  4. Touch User.

    See below for instructions on how to add User (restricted profile).

  5. Touch OK.

  6. Touch SET UP NOW to set up a new user.

  7. The tablet will return to the lock screen. Touch the Power Key and then swipe to unlock the tablet. 

    The tablet will go through the initial setup.

To add a new user with restricted access to the apps and content on the tablet:

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Users.

  3. Touch Add user or profile.

  4. Touch User (restricted profile). 

    To restrict account users with limited access to apps and content, select User (restricted profile).

  5. Before you can create a restricted user profile, you must set up a screen lock to protect your personal data. Touch SET UP SCREEN LOCK.

  6. After you set up a screen lock, select one of the notifications options and then touch DONE.

  7. Touch the slider next to the app(s) to turn it on. This gives access to the User. Some apps are not supported in restricted profiles. 

    You can always edit the the allowed apps by touching Settings.

  8. Touch Back to go back to the previous page, and then touch New restricted account.

  9. The tablet will return to the lock screen. Touch the Power Key and swipe to unlock the tablet.

  10. Restricted users can customize their Home screen with wallpaper, permitted apps, and widgets by touching and holding the screen and choosing from the Home screen menu.

Switching User Accounts

  1. To switch between users, press Power to lock the tablet. Press the key again to view the lock screen.

  2. Touch the username/profile picture.

  3. Select from the user accounts to switch users. 

Delete User Account

To delete users from your tablet, you must be logged in as the owner.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Users.

  3. Touch Delete next to the User you want to remove.

    To delete a Restricted user account, touch Settings, and then Delete.

  4. Touch DELETE to completely erase all apps and data related to this user. 

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