Your cell phone is not such device which you can hand over to others without any hesitations. Somehow your cell phone have some important stuff which you don’t want to share with your friends, strangers or other family members. Like it may have some passwords or it may have secret information of your bank accounts and credit cards. You also don’t want to show your family pictures to strangers or in some cases to your friends as well. You might also want to hide your personal videos from other people. If you have little kids, they might use your mobile for playing games, in this case you might also want to hide some apps, or you don’t want to give them access to install more apps using play store.
In any of these cases, you won’t feel comfortable handing over your mobile to other persons and most of the mobile don’t provide you any solution for this. Only solution to this, you can straightforward deny your friends to give them your cell phone which might be embarrassment for you or your friends. Some versions of android provide its solutions for few selected devices like Nexus 7 in which you can create new login accounts just like your login accounts on your computer or laptop. But this is only for few devices and also need to log out from main account and then to log in to guest account or other account.
OPPO provides you flexibility of owner account and guest account without any problem or difficulty. On every OPPO mobile you can create two accounts. Actually you have to create only one account i.e guest account. Then you can hide photos, videos and apps from other people. In this case, you don’t need to hesitate by handing over your mobile to others or you don’t want to log out from your own account and then to log in to other accounts. Just you need to unlock your phone in a different way.
You have to create two different lock patterns or two different numeric lock codes. One code will be for owner and the other code will be for guests. You can select photos, videos, files and other apps from guest account. Now when your friend or any other ask to hand over to him your phone, you just need to unlock it with guest pattern and your guest account will be activate. Your friend or other person will never know that you are hiding some photos from him so he will not be curious about it and there will be no embarrassment for any of you or your friend.
You can activate this feature just in 1 minute. On your home screen or menu, you can find folder of “security service” in which you can find “Guest Mode“. Or you can go to Settings >> Security Settings >> Guest Mode. There you will find an option of “Guest Password“. Just click on that and it will tell you that you need to create a pattern or password for your mobile before you can activate the features of guest mode. Click on “Ok”, and then select the option of pattern unlock or password unlock. Lets suppose you selected Pattern Unlock, it will ask you to create a pattern for “Owner”, draw a pattern and then redraw the same pattern again. It will set your pattern lock for your main account. After this it will ask you to draw a different pattern for Guest account. Draw a pattern again and then redraw the same. This will be the pattern of your guest account.
Now you can unlock your mobile by two different patterns. One pattern will be for your main account i.e for owner while the other pattern will be for guest. Whenever your friend or other persons ask you to give them your mobile, you can unlock your phone by drawing guest mode pattern lock and give them your mobile. They will not be able to access your personal photos, files, contacts, videos or apps.
From Guest Mode, you can select photos, videos, contacts and apps that you want to hide from others.
You can understand the complete procedure in pictures below:
How to access Guest Mode:
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Setup Pattern lock or lock code for owner who can access mobile without any restriction.
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Setup up pattern lock or lock code for Guest account who can’t view your private protected files and other stuff.
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Select your photos, videos, files, contacts and apps which you want to hide from guest.
Its all done. Now whenever someone wants your mobile, tell him the pattern of guest mode, he/she will unlock your phone and will not be able to access your private data.