Supervised users are being removed

You can no longer create a supervised profile for controlling and seeing the websites someone visits.

If you already have a supervised profile set up, you can continue to use it until May 2019, when all supervised user profiles will be removed.

You can't:

  • Add a new supervised profile
  • Move a supervised user to a regular profile
  • Edit settings for a supervised profile
  • Approve or reject browsing requests
  • See supervised profiles' activity

To manage the Chromebook experience for your child, create an account for them with Family Link and sign them in on their Chromebook.

Save your supervised user local files

Before your supervised account expires, make sure to save your local files and bookmarks.

  1. Sign in to your supervised user account.
  2. Insert a storage device, like a USB drive, to your Chromebook.
  3. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher .
  4. Open Files .
  5. On the left, choose My Files and then Downloads.
  6. Select all files you want to save.
  7. Drag those files to your storage device.

Note: Once you sign in to a different Google account, you can insert your storage device and open your files.

Export your bookmarks

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Go to the supervised user's profile.
  3. At the top right, select More .
  4. Select Bookmarks and then Bookmark Manager.
  5. At the top, select Organize and then Export bookmarks.

Note: Once you sign in to a different Google account, you can access your bookmarks.

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