Happily, Android 5.0 Lollipop already has an option to activate guest mode. Through this, you can go to the guest profile very easily. It will not have personal data like your messages, apps and preferences. This option is like reinstalling Android 5.0 Lollipop. And as soon as you switch to your Google Account, all the data saved in guest mode is automatically deleted. Due to this function, you can easily let another person use the phone again.
Activate guest mode in Android 5.0 Lollipop like this:
1. First of all, open the notification bar page by swiping down at the top of the phone’s screen.
2. Double tap the avatar icon in the top right.
3. Now you will be able to see three icons. Your Google Account, Ad Guest and Ad User.
4. Tap on Add Guest.
Now your smartphone will switch to guest mode. Doing this will take some time and it is possible that the phone may slow down a bit in the beginning. However, during our tests on the Nexus 5, we found that it started working properly after a while.
When Guest Mode is done, you can easily go back to your Google Account. Once again repeat the process written in numbers 1 and 2. After this tap on the icon with Google account. By doing this all the data saved during the guest session will be deleted.
If Android 5.0 Lollipop is not pre-installed on your smartphone, then you should check about pre-loaded guest mode. Some brands like Xiaomi, LG, Samsung, and Huawei already have apps that let you activate guest mode on your phone. This app is named differently in different brands, so look for the Kids’ Mode or Guest Mode option in your phone’s app drawer. Guest mode in some Android phones
It is given at the system level only. For example, the LG G3 also has Guest Mode, which you can find in Settings. First go to Settings, then select General option, then Privacy, here you can see Guest option.
If your phone does not have this feature, then keep some apps locked to keep your personal data safe. Discussion on this in the next article.