How to set up and use guest mode on android Oreo

In android Oreo 8.0 device, you can see add guest and add user option. Both have different functions. But in this tutorial, I will show you complete guide to set up and use guest mode on android Oreo 8.0 devices. This guest mode feature is useful when you give your phone to someone. When enable guest mode on android Oreo 8.0, all your Oreo phone data hidden including contact numbers, messages, downloaded apps and more.

There are two ways to add guest mode in your android Oreo and other devices. In android 8.0 O, you will separately add user accounts also. You can easily switch Guest mode in android Oreo, Nougat, marshmallow and lollipop devices within a few seconds. Follow below given step by step guide to enable and use guest mode on android Oreo 8.0 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto Z, Moto Z play, HTC, LG, Nokia 5/6/8 etc.

Read: How to use app preview message on android 8.0 Oreo

How to set up and use guest mode on android Oreo 8.0

Check out below given both methods to enable guest mode on android 8.0 Oreo devices.

1st Method: Switch to guest mode on Oreo using Notification bar

Step 1: Scroll down notification bar on your Oreo device

Tap admin user icon on notification bar in Oreo

Step 2: Tap user icon at top of screen

Set up and use guest mode on android Oreo 8.0


Step 3: Tap add guest

Now you can see your Android Oreo device switching to guest mode. You will see all third party downloaded apps, phone contacts, messages, photos and other information hidden. To access all your phone data, switch again to user mode.

Remove guest mode on android Oreo 8.0:

You can see guest user notification on home screen.

Remove Guest user on android 8.0 Oreo

Tap on notification to directly remove guest mode in your Oreo device. Also delete it using below settings.

Step 1: Scroll down notification bar from any screen

Tap guest user icon on notification bar home screen

Step 2: Tap Guest icon

Remove guest mode on android Oreo 8.0

Step 3: Tap Remove guest icon or Admin user icon

Now your android device switching to your admin user account.

2nd Method: Set up and use guest mode on android Oreo

In android Oreo, you will turn on phone calls while use guest mode in your device.

Step 1: Scroll down notification bar from home screen on Oreo

Step 2: Tap user icon at top of screen

Tap more settings on Guest user Oreo

 

Step 3: Tap More settings

Guest mode settings on android Oreo

Step 4: Tap Guest settings gear icon

Turn on phone calls while use Guest mode in Oreo

By default turn off phone calls button.

Step 5: Turn on phone calls toggle button

You can see this message: Turn on phone calls?

Step 6: Tap OK

Now call history will be shared with this user in your android Oreo device. You can call and text to other people while using Guest mode in your android Oreo devices.

And that’s all. I hope above given article helpful to set up and use guest mode on android Oreo 8.0 device. If you have any kind of trouble, let us know in below comment box.

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