When you use your computer in a meeting, you don’t want others to see your desktop or make changes to your device. In a situation like this, you can use Kiosk mode on Windows 11. In this post, MiniTool Software shows you how to set up Kiosk mode on Windows 11, including how to enable/disable it and how to customize this mode according to your requirements.

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What Is Kiosk Mode on Windows OS?

Kiosk mode on Windows 11 is a Windows built-in feature, which has been around for many years. It can convert a Windows computer into a device that only runs one application. This mode is pretty useful when you want to use your computer in a meeting or for another single purpose.

For example, if your business guests need to use your computer to access the internet, fill out an application, or do other things to demo a product or promote the business, you can enable Kiosk mode to only make the necessary application available on your device.

When using this mode, only your specified application can run on the computer. The application will work in a full-mode mode via a restricted user account. The guest user can’t access the desktop, make changes, or launch a different app.

Well then, do you know how to use Kiosk mode on Windows 11? In this post, we will show you a full guide.

Tip: Here is a Windows 10 Kiosk mode tutorial: Windows 10 Kiosk Mode (Definition, Setup, Opening and Closure).

How to Set up Kiosk Mode on Windows 11?

How to Enable Kiosk Mode on Windows 11?

Step 1: Press Win + I to open Settings.

Step 2: Go to Accounts > Other users (some devices display Family & other users).

Step 3: Click the Get started button under Set up a kiosk.

Step 4: A small window will pop up saying Create an account. Then, you need to type a name for kiosk.

Step 5: Click Next.

add a name

Step 6: On the next page, you need to select a kiosk app according to your requirements. Here, I select Microsoft Edge.

Step 7: Click Next to continue.

choose a kiosk app

Step 8: Select As a public browser on the next page. If you select another app, you can select the other option according to your requirements.

select a mode

Step 9: Enter a URL that will be used as the home page, start page, and new tab page.

Step 10: Select a time under Restart Microsoft Edge after someone has not used it for if necessary.

Step 11: Click Next.

enter a URL

Step 12: On the next page, you can see a simple introduction about how to enter and exit Kiosk mode. Read it and then click Close to close the window.

click Close

How to Access and Exit Kiosk Mode on Windows 11?

When you want to access Kiosk mode, you can just press the Ctrl + Alt + Del keyboard shortcut to bring up the options, then click Switch user and select the account you have created to sign in.

If you want to exit Kiosk mode, you can press Ctrl + Alt + Del, click Switch user, and then select your user account to sign out.

How to Customize Kiosk Mode on Windows 11?

How to change the Kiosk settings on Windows 11?

Step 1: Switch to your administrator account.

Step 2: Go to Start > Settings > Accounts > Other users.

Step 3: Click Kiosk.

Step 4: Select the application you have specified.

Step 5: Change to settings according to your requirements.

change Kiosk settings

How to Change the Kiosk App on Windows 11?

Step 1: Switch to your administrator account.

Step 2: Go to Start > Settings > Accounts > Other users > Kiosk.

Step 3: Select the Kiosk app you have selected.

Step 4: Click the Change kiosk app button.

Step 5: On the pop-up window, select the app you want to use.

Step 6: Click Next.

Step 7: Click Close.

change kiosk app

After these steps, a new app is selected for Kiosk mode on your Windows 11 computer.

How to Disable Kiosk Mode on Windows 11?

Step 1: Switch to your administrator account.

Step 2: Go to Start > Settings > Accounts > Other users > Kiosk.

Step 3: Select the Kiosk app you have selected.

Step 4: Click the Remove kiosk button.

Step 5: Click Remove.

remove kiosk

After these steps, the Kiosk mode will be removed from your Windows 11 computer.

Bottom Line

Don’t know how to turn on or turn off Kiosk mode on your Windows 11 computer? This post shows you how to do the job. You can also know how to manage the Kiosk settings here. Should you have any other related issues, you can let us know in the comments.

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