How to Switch to Guest mode in Android Smartphones

If you let someone borrow your smartphone, the things are not that much silly because you are giving them one of your personal assets. So, android coming with a built-in feature namely, Guest mode that will hide your personal info, contacts, messages and photos from the users till you turn it off manually. This feature will be beneficial to you for giving your smartphone to your friend without any worries. For more info, read our article on What is guest mode.

How to Turn ON Guest Mode?

Now, you’ve got a basic idea on, what is guest mode. To enable it, various smartphones has different methods. Most commonly, you can do that by following the steps given below.

  1. Swipe down on the screen to pull down the Quick settings screen.
  2. Touch the user icon on the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Then, tap the Add guest icon.
    Guest Mode in Android
  4. Now, you’ve successfully enabled the guest mode in your android smartphone.

How to Turn OFF Guest Mode?

After he returned your smartphone, now you have to switch back to the user mode by following the steps given below (It is quite same as the above steps.)

  1. Swipe down on the screen to pull dow the Quick settings screen.
  2. Touch the user icon on the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Then, tap the Remove Guest icon.
    Guest Mode in Android Smartphones
  4. Now, you’ve successfully disabled the guest mode in your android smartphone.

Another Method of enabling the Guest mode

Some smartphones like, Xiaomi devices will not come with such user icons on the drop down screen. To enable the guest mode in such smartphones, just follow these steps.

  1. Go to the ‘Settings’ screen.
  2. Tap on ‘Privacy’ option.
  3. Then choose ‘Permissions.’
  4. Now, simply enable the Guest mode. Be sure to also enable the password (Option will be just under the Guest mode option) for the guest mode switching. Otherwise, the users can easily turn it off.

Now, you know how to turn guest mode ON and OFF. If you have any further queries, feel free to contact us. You can also visit the Androidpit article on Guest mode.

Muhammed Swalih is a Blogger by profession who also has a great taste in Web Development, SEO, Graphic Designing, etc.

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