Sign as a different user in SharePoint 2013

As we know that Sign in as a different user option is not available in SharePoint 2013,It is needed for all developers,Testers,Administrators to log in with different account to test the customizations and aslo for checking permissions in a SharePoint sites,but we can also get this option by placing the code in

C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\15\TEMPLATE\CONTROLTEMPLATES\Welcome.ascx and open it SharePoint Designer,Visual Studio or Text Editor

Add the following sinpet befor having the element with id "ID_RequestAccess" as shown in Screenshot.

<SharePoint:MenuItemTemplate runat="server" ID="ID_LoginAsDifferentUser"

Save and close.
Open the SharePoint Site we can able to see the Sign as a different user Option.

Sometimes we can also able to sign as a different user option in the browser for current sharepoint site,we can also use the following  URL in your browser.

http://<your site URL>/_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true

It will prompt the Popup with login,once we login it will redirect to the Site.

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Lakshmi Tulasi Jasti

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