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How to turn off automatic login for Chrome?


Today I woke up to a new annoying update of our dearest company. It's a feature that logs you into Google Chrome automatically right after you log in to any of your Google accounts. The feature syncs all your data from the browser with the account.
I'm using multiple Google accounts, so it gets sketchy when I try to log into one, then the other, then it signs me out out of one... It's a never-ending cycle. This can be a problem especially if I want to use the company email without disrupting any data of that account.

My question is how do I prevent signing in Chrome. If I sign into the search engine, it doesn't mean I want to be signed into the browser.
Thank you.

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you could
1) create user profiles for each account
2) (what i do) log in to my personal Gmail account and then click on the avatar icon in the Gmail window and choose "add account". This lets you open up a 2nd tab with Gmail logged in to your company account. 
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The first solutiond doesn't help my sync problem. The second solution only adds a problem, because signing into another account on Chrome logs you out of the others.
The only solution I've found is to reset all accounts, open Chrome like you're starting it for the first time. You have to disable syncing and then log in Google with different accounts while being logged into your main one on Chrome.
Sign in to chrome using one account.
then use the Add Account feature and you'll be able to have two tabs open, one with gmailaddress1 and one with gmailaddress2 at the same time
Disable by default
It looks like setting a special flag chrome://flags#account-consistency to “Disabled” might solve the case for concerned users. The flag is quite oddly documented.
Source: https://blog.lukaszolejnik.com/am-i-logged-in-or-not-gdpr-case-study-on-the-example-of-chrome-browser-change/
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