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Tip: The Fast Account Switcher Swipe in Select Google Apps is so Great

Google App Switcher Trick

In recent months, Google has slowly been adding one of the handiest tricks to its apps that Google users with multiple accounts should all be taking advantage of. It’s a simple gesture, but it allows you to jump between accounts quicker than any other method.

As you’ll see in the GIF below, a simple swipe up or down on your Google account icon in select apps will let you switch over to other accounts you are signed into. For me, it’s a massive timesaver, since I happen to have three accounts on my phones at all times. Rather than sliding out a side menu or tapping on the account icon to let me choose an account, this swipe does the job in a split second.

I believe this trick first showed up in Google Maps or Google Keep, a couple of months back. We’re now seeing it in Gmail and Drive too. There could be others, but those are the only that I’ve noticed.

Give it a try!

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