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How to create a shortcut for a Chrome profile

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If you are using more than one profile in Chrome you might want to create desktop shortcuts for each profile. Currently, there is no option to do this for all profiles in one go. It has to be done one profile at a time; here is how

Paste chrome://settings/manageProfile into the address bar and hit Enter. If you prefer a graphical method, do this instead: click on the profile icon on the right and then click the customize profile button as shown in the image below.

Chrome profile popup open with customize profile option highlighted

In the customize profile page, scroll down to the option Create desktop shortcut and enable the option.

The main page of Chrome's customize profile; the Create desktop shortcut option is visible here

This will create a shortcut on your desktop for the currently active profile. You will have to repeat the steps for all your profiles.