jelly beanIf you have a tablet at home that is shared between members of the family, you probably wish that there were multiple user accounts so that when the user logs in, apps, settings, bookmarks and etc would be loaded specifically for that user. This would probably put an end to a frustrations felt by many who wondered who deleted this app, or who moved their bookmarks and so forth. Well if you love the idea of multiple user accounts on Android, you might be interested to learn that thanks to the folks over at Android Police who have done some very extensive digging and investigation, it seems that there is a framework in place in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean that would suggest that multiple user accounts could be coming in the future.

No word on when this might be, if it ever happens at all, but what they have discovered was that several aspects of the platform have been separated for multiple users, such as installed apps, running apps, app data, default apps, home screen widgets, lock screens, synching and language. Sounds pretty extensive but like we said earlier, there has been no word if such a system would be put into place, but what do you guys think? Are multiple user accounts a feature you’d like to see arrive on Android in the near future?

Filed in Cellphones >Tablets. Read more about Android and Jelly Bean (Android).

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