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I have just bought a tablet to be used by the whole family. I downloaded some apps and games, and then set up two more users. Neither have, nor want, a Google account. (In fact our son is too young for a Gmail account according to Google.)

I am completely new to Android, as I have a Windows Phone and Windows computers so please go easy on me. I have a Wikipad with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

The apps I downloaded all appear on my user/profile and there is very little on my son's or my husband's (not even all of the pre-loaded ones, it would appear).

Do I need to download them all again for each user/profile or is there a way of making them show up? One of them (a Flight Simulator game exclusively for my son) was a paid-for app.

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Go to settings>Users>(user name)>Apps, click the little cog next to the restricted account, and you will see all app permission, you can give access to which app u like. Good luck.

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Go to settings>Users>(user name)>Apps

  • Thank you, Saad, but then what do I do? The apps which came as standard with the tablet are there. Do I have to re-download everything including the paid for app. I don't want to clog up the memory with two of almost. everything – Alison Mar 29 '15 at 9:41
  • Make sure you create a restricted account for the other users – Saad Mar 29 '15 at 16:05
  • Normal accounts use their own apps – Saad Mar 29 '15 at 17:30
  • Thank you Saad, but I am still no further forth, I am completely new to Android (I even have a Windows Phone). My son has a restricted account already, with just a few of the many apps which automatically appeared on my account profile. Do I need to download everything again so that there is two of everything on the tablet, or is there a way of moving apps into his profile. I only know Windows with its directory structure where you can just copy or move and paste. Is this possible within Android, and if so, how do I access the file (app) directories. I really need step by step advice. – Alison Apr 8 '15 at 7:57

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