Android “L” release to include multi-user support for phones

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Multi-user profile support has been available on tablets for some time but is yet to appear on Android phones. However, a recent post on the Android issue tracker may suggest that it’ll appear in the Android L release. A post was created complaining about the lack of support for multiple ...

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Google patents mutli-user face unlock, first step to multiple user accounts?

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Back at the end of July we discovered some information on what could become multiple user accounts for Android devices. Now the pieces are beginning to come together, as Google has just received a patent on “Multi-User Face Unlock.” So imagine this: you’ve just finished ...

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Multiple user accounts coming soon to Android?

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Our friends over at AndroidPolice made quite the discovery recently, and it has to do with multiple user accounts within Android. Not only would it be a great feature to have, it appears that Google might be preparing for it, as AP has found several instances within AOSP that could lead to ...

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