How do I change my user account in Windows 10?

There are several ways to modify a user account in Windows 10. Below, we will discuss each of the methods one by one.

1. Via Settings:

Step 1: Open the ‘Settings’ app by clicking on its icon from the Start Menu.

Step 2: Select the ‘Accounts’ category from the list of options available in the left pane of the Settings app window.

Step 3: In the right pane, navigate to the ‘Your account’ section and click on it.

Step 4: Now, locate the ‘User Account Settings’ section and click on it.

Step 5: Here, you will find the option to change your user account, along with a button named ‘Change’.

Step 6: Click on the button and follow the instructions provided to change your account.

2. Via Control Panel:

Step 1: Launch the Control Panel by searching for it in the Start Menu.

Step 2: Go to the ‘User Accounts’ category.

Step 3: Select the ‘User Accounts’ option to access the User Accounts settings window.

Step 4: Click on the ‘Change your account type’ link.

Step 5: Now select the type of user account you want to switch to and click on ‘Change Account Type’ button.

3. Via Command Prompt:

If you want to achieve this task via the Command Prompt, you will need to launch the Command Prompt with administrative privileges.

Once the Command Prompt window is open, type the following command to change a user account:

net user USERNAME /add

Replace ‘USERNAME’ with the username of the user account you wish to modify.

Once you have entered the command, press the enter key and the user account will be modified.

These are the three ways to change a user account in Windows 10. Depending on which method you choose to follow, the steps may slightly vary. However, they are quite similar and easy to understand.