How to enable a Guest account in Android Lollipop

Thursday, November 27, 2014

How to enable a Guest account in Android Lollipop


android-lollipop-5-guest-account
Guest account feature in Android Lollipop

A guest account is a temporary account which does not have access to your personal data.

The latest version of Google Android 5.0 Lollipop supports this guest account feature by keeping your personal data safe, if you give your phone to someone temporarily to use or you don't want people to see your data.


What are the benefits of using a guest account in android lollipop?
A guest user will not have access to your images, accounts, email and other applications you have installed.  He will not be able to even see images and videos in your gallery

guest-account-in-lollipop-nexus-5
Guest account in Lollipop Settings


A guest user will not even know that you have installed messaging services like WhatsApp or other applications.


How to enable guest account feature in lollipop?

1. Drag the notification drawer and click on your image (or a blank photo which is present at top right corner of your android device),  to bring account settings.


2. Click on the Guest icon as seen in the image
3. The system will take about 10 seconds to load settings that are required for a guest to work





No comments:

Post a Comment

What do you think?.

© 2007-2017
The content is copyrighted to Sundeep Machado


Note: The author is not responsible for damages related to improper use of software, techniques, tips and copyright claims.