6 Android Apps to Manage Multiple User Accounts on the Same Device

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For now, we can only use one account on our favorite social networks and messaging apps. Even when we have two SIM cards on a dual SIM phone, it is impossible to register and use two different accounts. from WhatsApp, Facebook accounts, WeChat accounts or even Clash clan accounts.

Unless of course if you are using one of the following 6 applications. With all these apps, you don't have to log in and out of your accounts and you can easily switch between accounts with just a few taps. So far all listed here are Android apps, and some of them require you root your phone first in order to use them.



The technology is also far from perfect as each application has their own range of issues and flaws which require some research into. That said, if you want to try any of them, let us know is the app worked well for you.

parallel space

Parallel Space lets you switch between two networks or accounts on a simple Android device with just a tap. With it, you can connect to two multiple social or communication accounts on the same device. This includes WhatsApp, Facebook, Snapchat or more. Account switching just needs a tap.

Advantages:

  • Consuming only 2MB space in your phone memory
  • Allows you to share multiple photos/videos in separate accounts
  • Allows the opening of two games represents side by side
  • Respect your privacy

disadvantages: Despite being a gen-next technology for Android, Parallel Space can't stand stay online on both accounts simultaneously. It is also known to cause some battery drain initially after installation, but this reduces after a few days. Also beware of compatibility issues with some apps leading to app crashes.



2Accounts

2Accounts is specially designed to connect two, game accounts or IM social network. Like Parallel Space, it lets you connect to two networks or accounts on a single Android device. Touch to switch between accounts, without signing and exiting . It supports the most available networks like WhatsApp, Facebook, Google+, WeChat, etc.

Advantages:

  • Maintains separate, parallel storage for two accounts
  • Support 99% of top games listed in Play Store
  • Protects the information security of your accounts
  • Gets you instant notifications for updates

Drawbacks : 2Accounts may miss some of the notifications unless the app is open. Due to the same reason, sometimes WhatsApp is facing some issues such as delayed delivery of messages. Also, few people find its 'access usage permission' unessential.

Multi accounts

Multi – Accounts is another amazing application which allows you to login to more than one account from one device and keeps you connected to both networks, without the hassle of logging in and out. The app supports multiple login IDs of WhatsApp, Facebook, Snapchat, Line, WeChat, etc. networks. and games like Clash of Clans and more.

Advantages:

  • Keeps complete data/history of individual accounts
  • Easy to switch between two accounts
  • Provides an option for profile selection
  • Best suited for dual SIM devices

Drawbacks : With multi accounts, the only problem is its not so good compatibility with non-rooted devices , as it requires root Android access for its basic functionality in managing multiple accounts or networks.



2 lines for Whazzap

2 Lines for Whazzap lets you use two accounts from one phone just like the other apps here. It lets you instantly switch between two accounts and stores each account's history for later use. However, 2 lines for Whazzap requires root permission, so do ensure your phone is rooted before installing this app.

bespoke :

  • Keeps a log of your account history and data
  • Offers good support for dual SIM phones
  • Offers a pattern lock feature for added security
  • Allows you to switch between work and personal profiles

Drawbacks : Despite being one of the best in its class, 2 lines for Whazzap annoys you with pop-up Classified . Also, the requirement for root access is not met on most Android devices.


App Cloner

App Cloner lets you create app clones of your existing apps, allowing you to use several (and not just two) networks or accounts. Cloned apps work in parallel with the original ones , so keep your data safe even when the original app is updated. App Cloner supports multiple logins to popular social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Skype, etc. and offers various customization options for cloned apps.

Benefits : App Cloner includes a range of powerful features like:

  • Allows you to switch between multiple accounts
  • Allows changing the color and name of cloned apps
  • Offers to add password protection to cloned apps
  • Allows you to disable autostart and clear cache on exit

Drawbacks : The downside of this otherwise good app is its lack of support for some popular IM platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Viber. Also, one cannot log into Google Play from the cloned apps due to security certificate issue.


CM AppClone

CM AppClone is designed to provide parallel access to multiple social media and email accounts. With a single tap, one can switch between an account and receive simultaneous notifications for all incoming messages from all of its various accounts. CM AppClone prevents conflicts between applications by providing separate storage space for each cloned account or application.

Benefits : Main features of CM AppClone are:

  • Easily and quickly create sub-accounts
  • Gives smooth and easy access with zero issues
  • Allows account switch from notification bar
  • Multiple account support for all types of apps

Drawbacks : Unfortunately, CM AppClone does not support a few selected Android devices. Sometimes it causes mobile lags and apps crashes when using multiple accounts with this application.

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