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How to share files between a regular account and a work account?

It might not always be possible to transfer data between multiple users/profiles. It depends on the Device/Work Policy Controller app, installed by you or your IT admin. Android device can be managed ...
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How to share files between a regular account and a work account?

Found a very simple way, just using web browsers in both work and regular profiles. Open a browser in each profile and browse to snapdrop.net URL, which should open a session with a random username ...
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How to share files between a regular account and a work account?

Use Total commander for Android or other 3rd-party file managers where you are able to use "Share via.." and the app will save the files in a new destination. E.g. the steps: In the work ...
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Remove work profile from personal device

The option you are looking for is "uninstall work profile", not "remove account". If you use the search bar in your settings menu then it should come up. I just did it and it ...
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Where does the work profile app data stored? How to access them?

Run adb shell pm list users to get a list of users. I have a work profile set up through Island, so I get UserInfo{0:Owner:13} running UserInfo{10: Island :50100030} running The first number ...
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Issue with work profile deletion. Remove profile left work profile half deleted

I was able to delete the work profile. Reference: OnePlus Forum discussion thread Root cause: Oreo allows to have more than one work profile and OnePlus was adding a work profile by default (not sure)....
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Launch settings in work profile

I figured out a workaround. Go to Settings < Apps < Work profile < Settings App < Storage < Clear Data (I don't know if anything else is deleted, so do at your risk, but I didn't lose ...
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How to add Work Profile on Android 12 (OnePlus 7 Pro)

After looking at many topics for hours, I came across https://f-droid.org/en/ and Shelter which allowed me to do that fairly easily. The main downside of this alternative is that you have to install a ...
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Does work profile installations double the space taken by apps?

If the duplicated app is a system app (e.g., mostly chrome ships as a system app), no double space would be used except for the duplicate app's data. Incase of third party apps too, most of them doesn'...
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Remove work profile from personal device

Probably irrelevant to the original question based on newer OS version, but thought I'd mention it for reference. On Samsung S7 running Android 8, I had to go into the Workspace (app) section, for the ...
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Remove work profile from personal device

I ended up contacting my previous employer. They had to remove the profile on their end via the administrative UI.
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Do not activate work profile when adding a G Suite account

I found the solution. In Gsuite console Need to go in Devices > setup (on the left menu) > mobile device management And disable the functionality
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How to share files between a regular account and a work account?

I just solved this for myself by - using a file manager (Solid File Explorer) (no affiliation) to create an FTP Server on work profile, accessing FTP server through file manager on personal profile, ...
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Set device owner app causes "Workspace has been locked" on Android 8.1 Oreo

I found the problem: once you OEM unlock (custom OS) your device on a certain Samsung Knox level API, you can't be the device owner anymore on this device. This is from Samsung Knox page: "...
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