Guest Mode

  Note:  this is a premium feature available to paid Mylio subscribers. Learn more about the benefits of upgrading your Mylio account here.

Guest Mode is an option that allows you to put a device with Mylio installed in a view only mode, allowing others to look through your photos while preventing them from editing, moving, or deleting photos. 

Options Disabled While in Guest Mode

  • Move, delete, rename, and show files in Finder/Explorer
  • Edit photos
  • Import and Export photos
  • Access the Settings menu

Optional Guest Mode Features

In some cases, you may wish for users in Guest Mode to have limited features. Mylio allows for a combination of features to be used to optimize Guest Mode…

  • Guest Mode – Full lockdown. Images and library cannot be changed or shared.
  • Allow Sharing – Allow for images to be shared.
  • Allow Rating – Allow for images to be rated.

Enabling Guest Mode

  1. Navigate to Mylio’s settings by selecting Settings in the Navigation panel. 
  2. Select Account.
  3. Toggle Guest Mode on.

  4. Create your 4 digit pin. This is used for turning Guest Mode off. If you forget your pin, you can reset it with your Mylio account password.
  5. You can verify that Guest Mode is on with the padlock at the top of the Navigation panel.



Disabling Guest Mode

  1. Navigate to Mylio’s settings by selecting Settings in the Navitation panel.
  2. Select Account.
  3. Toggle Guest Mode off.
  4. Type in your PIN to disable Guest Mode. If you have forgotten your PIN, select Reset to disable Guest Mode with your Mylio password.

  5. Once Guest Mode is disabled, you will continue to see a padlock at the top of the Navigation panel. Selecting this will quickly put your device into Guest Mode.
    1. If you would like to disable to padlock, you can do so from Settings > Account.


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