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Chrome OS now supports supervised user access


If a Chrome OS device is one of your household’s main routes to the internet and you’re ready to extend this option to your children, you’ll now have some new tools at your disposal. Google recently added supervised user support to its growing platform, which lets Chromebook and Chromebox owners set up secondary profiles on their Chrome OS devices.

A supervised user doesn’t require a Google account or email address and a system manager can monitor their browsing history, as well as control the websites they’re allowed to visit. This type of setup is ideal for parents looking to casually introduce their kids to the internet. Enabled by default, a supervised user profile can be established from within your device’s settings tab and managed here.

(via François Beaufort)

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