How to Use Guest Mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

What is a 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 and Pixel 3 XL (Compatible with Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixel 2, 2 XL).

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 the below-given step by step process to activate guest mode on Pixel 3.

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How to Set Up Guest Mode on Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Different android device has slightly different settings to enable guest mode. You can switch to guest mode on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 using below given settings.

Enable guest mode on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel twice from the top of the screen.

Step 2: Tap Settings gear icon.

Step 3: Scroll down up to the end of the page and tap System.

Enable and use guest mode on Google Pixel 3

Step 3: Tap Advanced.

Multiple users account on Pixel 3

Step 4: Tap Multiple users.

Here you can see Admin, Guest and add user settings.

How to use Guest mode on Pixel 3 Pie

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 the guest mode, activate it using below given settings.

Turn on phone calls on Guest mode Pixel 3

Settings > System > Advanced > Multiple users > Settings gear icon > Turn on phone call > Ok

Now activate guest mode on your Android device, you can see a mobile number in a recent tab without a name. So you can make a phone call even turn on guest mode on Pixel 3. When this feature is turned off, only emergency calls allow the guest user.

Set up Guest Mode on Pixel 3a & 3a XL (Android 10)

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel twice from the top of the screen.

Set up Guest Mode on Pixel 3a & 3a XL running Android 10

Step 2: Tap on the Profil icon.

How to Use Guest Mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Step 3: Tap on Add Guest.

Now switching to a guest mode in your Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL.

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

Step 1: Swipe down the notification shade from the top of the screen.

Step 2: Tap Guest icon (Round shape).

Step 3: Tap remove guest.

You can see a 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.

And that’s all. I hope this little tip useful to use guest mode on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box.

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