How to Configure or Enable Kiosk Mode in Windows 10?

Kiosk mode is a built-in feature of Windows 11 and Windows 10 that you can use to run a single UWP app (in full-screen mode only) for a particular local user account. It’s used for interactive displays, digital signs, etc., in your system.

When you set up kiosk mode on your PC, only one app is running at a time on the user account. It restricts all guest accounts’ access.

Before setup Kiosk mode, remembers some things:-

  • Only a local account is supported. You cannot set up kiosk mode for a Microsoft or administrator account.
  • When you set up Kiosk mode in the user account, there will be no Start menu, taskbar, File Explorer, Desktop, etc.
  • You won’t use hotkeys to open the Settings app, File Explorer, etc.
  • To exit from Kiosk mode, You need to use the Ctrl+Alt+Del hotkey.

This risewindows article will guide you on how to Configure or Enable Kiosk Mode in Windows 10.

How to Create a Standard User Account on Windows 10?

To make a standard or restricted user account on Windows 10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open Windows Settings.

Step 2. Next, click on Accounts.

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Step 3. Then, select Family & other users in the left side pane.

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Step 4. After that, on the right side of “Family & other users,” click the button Add someone else to this PC.

Step 5. In the pop-up window, type the “User name” and click the Next button if you want them to sign in automatically.

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Note: If you’re asked for an email or phone of the person so they can sign in, click on “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information” and click Next.

How to Set up Kiosk Mode in Windows 10?

After creating a standard account on your Windows 10 machine, do the following steps to configure Kiosk Mode:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open Windows Settings.

Step 2. Next, click on Accounts.

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Step 3. Then, select Family & other users in the left side pane.

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Step 4. After that, click the Assigned access under the “Set up a kiosk” section on the right sidebar.

Step 5. Click the Get started button.

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Step 6. Then, click the link Choose an existing account.

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Step 7. Next, Click on the user account you have created for the Kiosk and then hit the Next button.

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Step 8. Select an UWP app and click the Next button.

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Step 9. Select the option that suits your environment and click the Next button.

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Step 10. Type the web page address you want to set for the home page. Then, specify the time before Microsoft Edge restarts the session if no one uses the device.

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Step 11. Next, Click Next.

After the above steps, restart your computer to start in kiosk mode.

How to Change App for Kiosk Mode on Windows 10?

To change the app for Kiosk in Windows 10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open Windows Settings.

Step 2. Next, click on Accounts.

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Step 3. Then, select Family & other users in the left side pane.

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Step 4. After that,  click the app, which will be visible just below the Kiosk user name.

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Step 5. Then, click the Change kiosk app button.

Step 6. Select a new app in the list and click the Next button.

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How to Disable Kiosk Mode in Windows 10?

To disable kiosk mode, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open Windows Settings.

Step 2. Next, click on Accounts.

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Step 3. Then, select Family & other users in the left side pane.

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Step 4. Now, click the Kiosk user name.

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Step 5. Click the Remove button in the pop-up window. It will delete all kiosk settings and sign out of the selected account. However, the user account will remain available on your PC.

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How to Remove Kiosk User in Windows 10?

If you do not require Kiosk, you might want to delete it permanently from your Windows 10 machine.

To remove the user account on your Windows 10 PC, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Press Windows + R keys on the keyboard to open the Run dialog box.

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Step 2. Type cmd in the Run box and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to launch an elevated Command Prompt.

Step 3. Then, type the following in the Command Prompt and hit Enter on the keyboard:-

net user "username" /delete

Note: Please replace the word username with the user name you created for Kiosk. For instance, we have created a kiosk account with the Kiosk name. So, my command will be:-

net user "Kiosk" /delete

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That’s all for this article. I hope this article will add some value to your work.

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