✅ Guide indicates providing continuous or detailed assistance (She will guide you on how to set up the new television).
✅ Lead indicates providing assistance by going ahead of someone or something, whether literally or figuratively (His demeanor leads me to believe there is a ghost in the house).
✅ Lead and guide are pretty similar. Guide implies that the person or thing assisting you is present or active in helping you (He guided me to the stairs). Lead usually implies that the person is showing you by example rather than actively helping (She leads the class on technique).
✅ When describing inanimate things, the distinction between lead and guide is less important, though guide does imply a slightly higher level of detail (The instructions will guide you step-by-step through the process).
Let us lead you to these synonyms for guide.