How to enable guest mode on Android

Guest mode is available on some Android devices version 5.0 and above. Depending on the features of the operating system, this functionality may be absent or have a different name.

With it, you can protect personal data, set up profiles for different users on one device. Next, we will tell you how to enable guest mode on Android and what to do if this option is not available by default.

How to create a guest profile

that guest mode is not available on all smartphones. Therefore, if your Android does not support this functionality, then it makes sense to use special applications. Next, we will tell you how to enable guest mode on Android (create a second workspace) using the example of a smartphone Xiaomi . Instruction:

Step 1. Open the settings and in the section "System and device" click on the item "Second space". A page with detailed information will appear. Click on the button "Create Second Space".

Step 2. Choose a convenient way to switch between the main and guest accounts. For example, shortcut or password. Then click "Next".

Step 3. If necessary, set a password for the second space, a fingerprint for a quick transition between the main and guest accounts.

Step 4. This completes the process of creating the second space. To return to the main or guest profile, just click on the icon "Go". Depending on your privacy settings, you may be required to enter a password or scan your fingerprint.

You can only create one guest account. Therefore, it will not work to make different additional spaces for several users. To turn off the second space, go to settings again and delete the extra profile.

Applications that support guest mode

If Android does not support multiple workspaces by default, then you can use special applications. Next, we consider the utilities that can be used to create guest profiles and additional protection of personal data.


Ghosting is a free utility to create an additional workspace. Using the application, you can parallel to use different social accounts and accounts. Ghosting supports the majority of popular messengers, so you can easily switch between multiple profiles.

Kid's Shell

Kid's Shell is a free utility with parental control functions, with which you can create an additional profile to start on a smartphone only strictly allowed applications. The device administrator can limit the incoming and outgoing calls, sending SMS -Supports, purchases in Play Market.

App Locker

If your main goal is to protect personal data and application, then pay attention to App Locker. With it, instead of creating an additional workspace or a guest account, you can configure passwords to access specific features and applications.

There are other applications for creating guest profiles. However, most often to use them require root -prova (superuser). If your main goal is to protect personal data, it is best to use special applications by type App Locker.