How To Add A New User Account on Android Oreo 8.1

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to create a user account on Android 8.1 Oreo devices. In the Android 8.0 Oreo devices, you will use guest mode and add a new user account using a quick settings menu. You will set up multiple user profiles on Android devices. This is useful to share your device with your friends or family member who regularly use your device. Each user manages profiles personally and customizes home screen, apps, accounts, and more.

You can update user account and switch or delete users from your devices anytime. But remember one thing, the owner of the device will remove accounts or uninstall apps from your created user account. Follow the below-given instructions to add a new guest account in Android Oreo 8.0 devices.


How To Set Up Multiple User Profiles on Android 8.1 Oreo

Let see two different ways to add, change, or remove user accounts in Android Oreo 8.0, 9 Pie, and 10. The different device has a slightly different change add multiple users on Android phone.

Add a New Account to Android 8.0 Oreo Using the Quick Settings Menu

Step 1: Scroll down the notification bar from the top of the screen.

Tap user icon on notification bar in quick settings menu Oreo

Step 2: Tap the User icon in the quick settings menu.

How to create user account in android Oreo 8.0

Step 3: Tap Add user.

Add user to android 8.0 Oreo using quick settings menu

You can see this message on your device screen: Add new user?

When you add a new user on your Oreo device, that user needs to set up their space. Also, the user can update apps for all other users.

Step 4: Tap OK.

Now your android Oreo device is switching to the new users.

Step 5: Tap Continues to set up a new user on android 8.0 Oreo.

You will also change vision settings in created user mode on Oreo such as font size, display size, magnification, select to speak, and talkback settings.

Now sign in or create a new Google account in your device. Without a Google account, you can’t download apps, games, and other content from play store and not sync Google services such as contact, calendar, and more. Also, back up your apps to Google if sign in Google account.

Add new user name on android Oreo 8.0

Step 6: Enter name want to create a new user account & tap Next.

You will see Google services that provide to your user account such as free up space, find a location, device maintenance, install updates & apps, and more.

Step 7: Tap Agree.

You can also set up another email account, review additional apps, and on-body detection to unlock your Oreo while nearby you.

Step 8: Tap All Set.

Now create a user account in the Android Oreo 8.0 device.

Create user account in android Oreo 8.0

To check it, Scroll down notification panel > Tap user icon in quick settings menu > Created user name

Android 8.0 Multiple Users Add Using a Phone Setting 

Step 1: Go to Settings in your android Oreo and other devices.

Step 2: Tap Users & accounts.

Step 3: Tap Users.

Step 4: Tap Add user.

Step 5: Tap OK.

How to Update or Change User Name in Android Oreo 8.0

Change user name on android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Users & accounts > Users > Tap user name want to change > Enter name > OK

Change User Account Profile Picture in Android Oreo 8.0

Change user account profile picture in android Oreo

Settings > Users & accounts > Users > Tap user name want to change picture > Tap profile icon > Take photo/Choose photo from gallery > OK

Delete User Account on Android Oreo 8.0

Delete user account on android Oreo 8.0

Settings > Users & accounts > Users > Tap user name want to remove > Three vertical dots > Delete android from this device

To switch user on Android Oreo 8.0 device, just tap on other user want to use. It’s quite easy to create a user account in Android smartphones.

If you’re a device owner, you will delete the user account using the below settings in your Android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Delete user account in android Oreo

Settings > Users & accounts > Users > Tap settings icon of user account want to delete > Remove user > Delete

Turn on phone calls and SMS in user account in Oreo

Here you can see by default disable turn on phone calls and SMS option. Enable phone calls and SMS in user account Android Oreo device to use contacts and messages in a user account.

And that’s it. Did you find the above article helpful to create a user account in Android Oreo 8.0 device? If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. We would respond as soon as possible. Don’t miss out latest Android Oreo 8.0 tips and tricks.

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