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How to Create a Guest Account in Windows 11

Creating a Guest Account in Windows 11 could be helpful if you want to hand over your machine to someone.

Updated:Thu, May 12, 2022 7:01pm

By Pranav Sawant

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Creating a guest account on Windows 11 could be a smart decision, as you don't want others to look at your personal or professional files while using your laptop/PC. However, adding a Guest account on the new Windows 11 is slightly different from how it was on Windows 10. But still, it's a few steps away. Today in this article, we'll show you how you can easily create a Guest Account in Windows 11.

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There are many ways you can create a guest account in Windows 11. We will show you two of the easiest methods. So without further ado, let's get started.

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Creating Guest Account from Settings

1. To start off, open Settings on your Windows 11 machine by pressing the shortcut Windows + I.

2. Now, find Accounts on the left sidebar and click on it.

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3. Click on Family & other users.

4. Here, you can add a guest account by clicking on the Add account option.

5. Once you click on Add account option, you will get a pop-up to sign in. But we don't need to sign in through a Microsoft account since we are creating a Guest account. So, click on "I don't have this person's sign-in information." (Now, it will let you create an account without adding any details of the guest).

6. Click on the "Add a user without a Microsoft account" option.

7. Add all the details like the Name, Password, and Security questions for the guest account and hit next.

Now you have successfully created a Guest Account. If you find this method a bit lengthy, try the next method.

Creating Guest Account in One-click using Command Prompt

1. Search for Command Prompt and run it as administrator.

2. Type or paste the following command in the Command Prompt: net user rohit /add /active:yes

3. Once you add the above command and hit enter, your Guest account will be successfully created.

In case you want to set up a password, follow all three steps from the first method and add your password.

That's it, that's how you can easily create a Guest Account in Windows 11. Which method do you find the easiest? Do let us know in the comments below.

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