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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 whether you want it to be able to take/make phone-calls do NOT log in to your Google account during creation of that account after creating the account, deactivate ...


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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 leaving the app. Screen Pinning can be found in the Security Settings of Android.


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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 boot but after the user has entered device decryption credentials (PIN/password) #!/system/bin/sh while true; do flag=`/system/bin/getprop vold.fbe....


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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, game progress, etc. There is also no way to prevent a child from setting a password. Clearly the people at Google have not thought this through. It is ...


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The main difference between a "user profile" and a "restricted profile" is that a restricted profile doesn't have its own Google account, which is needed for Gmail and Google+ Hangouts. A restricted profile with a Google account in it is just a normal user account. If you want to restrict access to features in a normal user profile, you need to use device-...


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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 restrict the user to as many or few apps as you'd please, based from the main account. Internet access is NOT restricted in any way


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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 Music. They will have access to the content you have." So I'm sorry, but this is a product limitation. After all, why would you want a restricted user to be ...


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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 private use. Please let us know if you have some other configuration in calendars.


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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 MIUI based settings & optimizations set by developers with aim of giving a fast user experience but of late has offered more disadvantages especially in new ...


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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't make a user account like this: pm create-user user_name Hope my answer helped.


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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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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 adjust the settings to restrict installation of certain apps. You can get Family Link from here. Then help them set up parental controls on Google Play.


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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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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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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 phone you can configure whether the user can receive phone calls and SMS but this is the only option available. Unfortunately I've not found any information on ...


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After restarting the tablet the app is now working properly. No idea - could be android was not able to free enough RAM or some such...


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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 profiles, so I can't answer that part, sorry.


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Whilst the Play Store icon is still available, it doesn't seem to work on a restricted profile - pressing it on my Nexus 7 results in: You don't have permission to use Google Play Store. Note that Google Play Store doesn't even appear in the list of apps you can enable. The Settings app is still there, as it allows the user to force stop running apps, ...


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