By Ellie / Last Updated August 3, 2022

How do I switch users in Chrome Remote Desktop?

“So I’ve been using Chrome Remote Desktop since 2015, and I love it. But recently, somehow, there’s a problem when I use it. It always says I am offline even I am already online. I can’t find the solution to this problem. So I want to create a new user account and use it with my new account on my Windows 10 computer. So how to change account in Chrome Remote Desktop?”

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Actually, the way to change Chrome Remote Desktop account on Windows 10 is pretty easy. When you are facing Chrome Remote Desktop offline, or any other problems, you can refer to this post to change Chrome Remote Desktop account on Windows 10.

The way to change Chrome Remote Desktop account on Windows 10

In this part, we’ll introduce how to change Chrome Remote Desktop account on Windows 10. As we all know, one of the prerequisites to use Chrome Remote Desktop is to log in to the same Google account on both devices. Therefore, if you want to change Chrome Remote Desktop account, then you’ll need to change the Google account.

Step 1. Open Chrome Remote Desktop and then click Remote Access.

Chrome Remote Desktop Remote Access

Step 2. Click the icon on the top-right corner, then you can switch your existing Google account or add another account.

Change Chrome Remote Desktop Account

Step 3. Then you need to set up Chrome Remote Desktop using your new account again to make it workable.

Free alternative to Chrome Remote Desktop: Change account easily

If problems like Chrome Remote Desktop offline have brought you troubles, you can always try another free and easy remote desktop software, for example, AnyViewer. AnyViewer supports multiple Windows versions, including Windows 10.

The biggest advantage of AnyViewer over Chrome Remote Desktop is that when the two devices are logged into the same AnyViewer account, they can achieve unattended remote access. Users don’t need to enter any code or password to achieve remote access anymore. It is quite easy and convenient if we need to remotely access an unattended device.

Next, let’s see how to easily achieve unattended remote access via AnyViewer and how to easily change the user account of AnyViewer.

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Step 1. Download, install, and launch AnyViewer on both computers.

Download AnyViewer

Step 2. Go to Log in, and then click Sign up. (If you already have signed up on its official website, you can log in directly.)

Log in AnyViewer

Step 3. Fill in the signup information.

Sign Up for AnyViewer

Step 4. Then you can see you successfully logged in to AnyViewer. Your device will automatically be assigned to the account you've logged in to.

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Step 5. Log in to the same AnyViewer account on the two devices, then click Remote control to achieve unattended remote access.

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Note: If you want to assign more devices to achieve unattended remote access, then you can upgrade your account to a Professional or Enterprise plan. Also, you can connect to another computer in privacy mode, which means you can black the screen and block the mouse and keyboard of the remote computer.

Step 6. If you need to change your account, just click the little downward arrow, and then choose Log out. Then you can re-login with your new account.

Log Out Anyviewer

Conclusion

This post mainly introduces how to change Chrome Remote Desktop account on Windows 10. Besides, we also provide you with a Chrome Remote Desktop alternative AnyViewer, which allows you to achieve unattended remote access and change user accounts easily.