How To Use Users Profile - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

How To Use Users Profile - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
How To Use Users Profile - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Learn how use users profile on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. You can share this tablet with multiple people by creating User accounts and Profiles.

  • Users have their own space, which they can customize with their own apps, wallpaper, and so on. Users can also adjust tablet settings like Wi-Fi that affect everyone.
  • Restricted profiles are User accounts that allow only limited access to apps and content.

Setting Up User Profiles

Set up user profiles and then select one when unlocking the device to use personalized settings. By setting up multiple user profiles, several users can share the device without affecting the personal settings of others, such as email accounts, wallpaper preferences, and more.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Users > Add user icon.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to set up a new user profile. To access the device with a user profile, select a profile at the top right of the locked screen.

Note: You can also switch between users by sliding down the Notification Panel and touching the current User.

Change User Account Nicknames and Photo IDs

Each user can set up their account nickname, which is displayed on the Lock screen as their User ID. The photo each user uses in their personal Contact entry (listed under ME at the top of their Contacts list) is used as their User ID photo.

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Users.
  • Touch the current Users profile.
  • Touch Add another field and then touch Nickname to check the box and add a Nickname field.
  • Touch Nickname and enter a new name.
  • Touch Save. To change an ID photo, each user much edit their personal Contact entrys picture. For more information, refer to "Contacts."

Deleting a User or Profile

  • From the Settings screen, touch General > Users.
  • Touch touch Delete user icon next to the User profile, and then touch OK.

Note: Only the Device Owner can delete other User accounts.


This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

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