Guest account is the account to be used when you want to let other people use the computer for a short period of time without creating a new user account. Users of this account can not browse files on other accounts. Additionally, the users can not make any changes to the system settings, create a new user account, or create a password for your account.

 activate the Guest account in Windows 10
Guest User is a useful feature for guests when using your computer.

So how to activate the Guest account in Windows 10?


For previous versions of Windows, using the Guest account is quite simple when you just have to go to the Control Panel and select account that you can activate this feature but if you upgrade to Windows 10, you cannot see it in Control Panel, this feature was hidden by Microsoft. Let’s follow this article to learn how to enable the Guest account!

This article will show you the way to activate from the Local Users and Groups.

First go to Start Menu or on the taskbar, type ” lusrmgr.msc “ into the search box and then press Enter to open the Local Users and Groups.

 activate the Guest account in Windows 10
 Type ” lusrmgr.msc ” into the search box 

In the left column under Local Users and Groups (Local) > Click on Users

 activate the Guest account in Windows 10
Click on Users under Local Users and Groups (Local)

Then click on Users in the middle column, you will see a list of accounts > Right-click on the Guest > Click on Properties

 activate the Guest account in Windows 10
The Guest appeared in the middle column.

In the General tab > Click to select “Account is disabled” > Click Apply and then you have activated the Guest account!

 activate the Guest account in Windows 10
Guest Properties

To convert or use the Guest account, you can click on the user account name on the Start Menu and then click on the Guest account to use it. 

 activate the Guest account in Windows 10
The Guest account has been enabled

Now you have enabled the Guest account successfully, it will be more convenient for your guests when using your computer. If you have any questions, please let us know by leaving your comments in the box below. We are glad to see your feedback! Thank you!