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Require password to exit app

If your tablet is running Android 5.0+, you can activate "Screen Pinning" for a specific app and enable "Ask for PIN before unpinning" when activating it so that you have to unlock your phone before ...
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Creating restricted accounts on phone running Lollipop

Although it is not possible to create restricted accounts, you can achieve almost the same effect using a "normal" account. This is the recipe: Create account, go into its properties and select ...
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How to set restricted user as default user on reboot?

I am suggesting two solutions. Both of them require root access, and both were tested on a OnePlus 6 running Android 10. Solution #1 Have the following script (let's call it switch-user.sh) run during ...
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Can you reset a password for a restricted profile?

I spent three hours on the phone with Google yesterday for the same issue. They said there is no way to reset the password. They said I have to delete and add the user back, losing all data, pictures,...
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2 votes

Android Restricted Profiles. How to restrict play store?

Restricted profiles (as opposed to a 'full' user profile), by design, do not have access to Google Play, and a host of other Google services that need a Google account to tie setting to. You can even ...
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Can't use Google Play app from Restricted Guest Account

From this Google Product Forums Post: "it is not possible to be able to grant access to the Play Store. You are however able to grant access to the different Play apps like Books, Movies and ...
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How can I see the calendar from Android work and private profiles together?

You can share your work calendar with your private id or share your private calendar with work id. This way you can see both calendar together. This applies if it is google calendar for both work and ...
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App installing takes a long time in a Work Profile

There won't be any real damage when you turn off MIUI optimisation. This post describes the effects of having MIUI optimisation turned on/off as reported by MIUIers. The optimisation offers some ...
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Can I create a restricted profile on an Android cellphone?

Google Family Link is now available to the general public; no invitation is required. You can get it by installing the app.
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Can I create a restricted profile on an Android cellphone?

Yes. You can turn your Google account into a "child account", and can get a parent or friend to set parental controls for apps and games with Google's Family Link app. You can then get the parent to ...
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Google Play Movies with restricted accounts

It turns out it Google Play Videos was defaulting to my other Google account which has no content. So I just needed to switch accounts and it worked perfectly.
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Can't use Google Play app from Restricted Guest Account

It is a safety case. If you aren't user 0 (not to be confused with UID 0, the root user) you can't access some certain stuff. Dev. Options for example, or as in your case, Google Play.
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Can't find settings for restricted profiles

I presume that you have root and got a terminal emulator installed. These are the steps you need to do: Su pm get-max-users setprop fw.max_users 8 Now the users section should be visible, if it isn'...
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Creating restricted accounts on phone running Lollipop

Using stock Android unfortunately the answer is No. It may be possible using a custom ROM but as the site you've linked to suggests, Restricted profiles are only supported on tablet devices. On a ...
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Is it possible to enable in-app purchases for Restricted Profiles?

Each user profile is using their respective IAPs, and so far it is not currently possible to share those purchases accross multiple users on the same device. I don't know enough about restricted ...
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