How to Create a Guest Account on Windows 11?

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Windows 11 is the new version of Microsoft Windows, which many advanced features include. A guest account is helpful if you want to share your personal computer/laptop with your family and friends or in your own space.

This article will guide you on how to create a Guest Account on Windows 11.

On Windows 11, creating a guest account is not an easy task. We will discuss two methods with you; you can choose one of them according to your preference.

How to Create a Guest Account using Windows 11 Settings?

To make a guest account through Windows 11 Settings, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Setting App using the Windows + I keys on the keyboard.

Step 2. Then, select the Account category in the left side pane of the Settings window.

Step 3. After that, click the Family & other users tile on the right pane of your screen.

Step 4. When the Family & other users settings page opens, under the “Other Users” section, click the button Add to account beside the “Add another user” option.

Step 5. Once done, a pop-up window will appear on your computer asking you, “How will this person sign in?” Click the “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information” link on the Microsoft account sign-in screen.

Step 6. On the following window, click the link “Add a user without a Microsoft account.”

Step 7. After that, enter the name of the guest account. You can’t make an account as a “Guest,” but anything else will work. Leave the password fields blank and hit the  Nextbutton.

Step 8. That’s it! The account will now appear along with the other accounts on the sign-in screen that won’t require a password.

How to Make a Guest Account in Windows 11 through Command Prompt?

If you prefer to use Command Prompt for most of the tasks on Windows 11, use the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Command Prompt  as administrator

Step 2. On the prompt, the following and hit Enter key on the keyboard to add a guest account on your Windows 11 PC:-

net user ForGuest /add /active:yes

Note: You can change “ForGuest” with any word you want to set for a guest account in the above command.

That’s it! You will see a message, “The command completed successfully.” You can view all user accounts under your computer by navigating to Settings > Accounts > Family & other users > Other users.

That’s it for the article.

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