What is guest mode on android? When turn on guest mode on Pixel 3 or other android devices, you can see you’re android phone looks like buy new device. All third party apps disabled, contacts removed and other phone settings looks reset phone. If you want to secure your personal info or other phone data, switch guest mode when you’re phone use by others. Let see how to use Guest mode on Pixel 3, 3 XL and other android 9 Pie devices.
Guest mode feature is best if you want to use multi user accounts on phone. You can create account for personal use and another is for family purpose. Also easily remove guest mode on android device anytime you want. Follow below given step by step process to activate and use guest mode on Pixel 3 Pie.
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How to use Guest mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL 9.0 Pie
Different android device has slightly different settings to enable guest mode. You can switch to guest mode on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 Pie using below given settings.
Enable and use guest mode on Android 9 Pie: Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL
Step 1: Swipe down notification panel from top right side twice
Step 2: Tap Settings gear icon
Step 3: Scroll down up to end of the page and tap System
Step 3: Tap Advanced
Step 4: Tap Multiple users
Here you can see Admin, Guest and add user settings.
Step 5: Tap Guest mode
Step 6: You can see your Pixel 3 switching to guest mode
Now all third party apps disabled, contacts removed, your Google account removed and all other settings reset that looks when you buy new devices. It will secure your data from other users. If you want to turn on phone calls while using guest mode, activate it using below given settings.
Settings > System > Advanced > Multiple users > Settings gear icon > Turn on phone call > Ok
Now activate guest mode on android 9 Pie, you can see mobile number in recent tab without name. So you can make a phone call even turn on guest mode on Pixel 3. When this feature is turned off, only emergency call allow to guest user.
Remove Guest mode on Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL
There are two ways to exit guest mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL and back on your android device.
1st Method: Remove guest account in android 9 Pie
Step 1: Swipe down notification shade from top of the screen
Step 2: Tap Guest icon (Round shape)
Step 3: Tap remove guest
You can see pop up screen with this message: Remove guest?
Step 4: Tap Remove
Now switching to your main account in your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
2nd Method: Remove Guest mode on Pixel 3
Settings > System > Advanced > Multiple users > Remove Guest > Remove
Now remove all apps and data in this Guest mode session will be deleted from your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie.
And that’s all. I hope this little tip useful to use guest mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0. If you have any question, tell us in below comment box.