SharePoint 2013 Sign in as Different User menu option missing?

There is three way you can sign in as different user in SharePoint 2013.

1. run the internet explorer as “Run as different user” with “Shift” button + mouse right click.

2. access the SharePoint site using this url ==> http://siteurl/_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true 

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3. change the welcome.ascs page in the SharePoint server.

C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web ServerExtensions\15\TEMPLATE\CONTROLTEMPLATES.

add below code
<SharePoint:MenuItemTemplate runat=”server” ID=”ID_LoginAsDifferentUser”

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