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Mac OS X Newbie Tips: How to Add Multiple Guest Accounts on Mac

In Mac OS X El Capitan, we can use different accounts on one Mac. Settings on Mac will be different if you sign in with different accounts. This function is helpful because you can add a guest user account so that when you have some important files on your Mac, you don’t need to worry that your kids might accidentally delete them when they are using the Mac. Now here’re the simple steps for the settings:

How to Add Multiple Guest Accounts on Mac OS X El Capitan

Step 1. Go to “System Preferences” on your Mac by clicking the icon at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2. Choose “Users & Groups” in the screen.
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Step 3. Then, you will see the interface below. You can add account with your Admin account. Just make sure that the current account that you logged in is the Admin account. Then, click on the lock icon on the lower-left corner.
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Step 4. Then, there will pop up a small interface, asking you to enter your username and password. Just enter them and click “Unlock” to move on.
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Step 5. Click on “+” on the lower-left corner below the user list.
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Step 6. Then, you will see a pop up window asking you to enter the “Full Name“, “Account Name” and the iCloud ID.
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After that, click “Create User” and the new account will be added and listed in the users list on the left panel.
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That’s all, if you have any issues while setting up multiple accounts. Please feel free to leave comments below.

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