Let’s talk about guest mode… The power of guest mode cannot be under estimated. With Guest Mode and separate user accounts on your Android device you can keep your own apps, files and settings safe and sound if someone needs to borrow your phone or tablet.
So if your friend or anyone needs to check your device or your family member want to quickly use your mobile to surf the net, you can switch to guest mode and hand them the device.
Guest Mode gives you the ability to pass around your handset, safe in the knowledge that your own photos, music and apps are carefully locked away in your user account.
Most Android devices have this feature and I’m going to show you how to set it up as seen below;
How to Enable Guest Mode on Android Smartphones
1. Go to Settings > System > Advanced > Multiple
Users. (Depending on your Android
version. Another possible location is Settings > Users and accounts >
Users > Guest. If you can’t find it, try searching your settings for
2. This menu lists all the Google accounts synced to your device. You’ll find the “Guest” account at the bottom of the list.
3. Tap “Guest” to swap over to guest mode. It may take a couple of seconds to enable. Note: Guest accounts can’t make phone calls by default. To enable guest calls, tap the gear-shaped icon next to “Guest” and tap the slider on to allow phone calls.
4. When you’re ready to swap back, navigate back to the same section as before and then tap the new “Remove guest” option. This swaps back to your main profile and deletes any apps, call history, or other data from the guest session.
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