Windows 10: Different default modes (Tablet/Desktop) for different user accounts..

  1.    21 Nov 2015 #1

    Different default modes (Tablet/Desktop) for different user accounts..


    Hi

    I have a touchscreen laptop and 3 user accounts, one of which is for my children (aged 3 and 5).

    I would like to be able to make the default mode for my children's account 'tablet mode' (to make it as simple as possible for them to use and access key apps) while keeping the mode as 'normal desktop mode' for my wife and my accounts.

    When I change my kids account to 'tablet mode' (using the switch in the 'Action centre') , when i log back into my account, that also then defaults to tablet mode, which is not what I want. Is there any way of setting different modes depending on the user?

    Thanks in advance for your assistance.

    Matt
    Last edited by carnaige; 22 Nov 2015 at 04:33. Reason: Mistake in original
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  2.    22 Nov 2015 #2

    Bump, just realised I made some mistakes in my original message! Query still applies though... Any ideas?
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  3.    22 Nov 2015 #3

    Hi, I don't have multiple accounts to try it with, but have you looked at the following option, the option for 'when I sign in'

    Change this to Tablet for your children's account and put it to Desktop for you account, not sure if its account specific or one setting per machine

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  4.    23 Nov 2015 #4

    paulsalter said: View Post
    Hi, I don't have multiple accounts to try it with, but have you looked at the following option, the option for 'when I sign in'

    Change this to Tablet for your children's account and put it to Desktop for you account, not sure if its account specific or one setting per machine

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    Thanks, yes this seems to do the trick. Cheers. Matt
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  5.    23 Nov 2015 #5

    Good to hear that worked

    Thanks for the rep
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