How to create user accounts in Windows 10

It is must to have user accounts in every operating system. User account is the main door which allow you into Operating system. It is difficult to assume any operating without user accounts. There are mainly 3 types of user accounts in Windows operating system they are – Administrator, Standard user accounts and guest user accounts. However you may find other accounts type as well, when it comes to server operating systems. We have more user accounts options as Administrators, Domain Admins, Schema Admins, Enterprise Admins, Domain user accounts. However in this guide let us learn how to create user accounts in 3 different methods in Windows 10 computers.

Create user accounts in 3 different methods.

Follow below methods to create user accounts on your Windows computer. Below methods works for all Windows versions. Best of luck.

Method 1: Create user accounts using Microsoft Email Account.

  1. Press Windows button and click on Settings icon.

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2. On Windows settings App, Click on Accounts option.

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3. Select Family and Other People option from left pane and Choose Add someone else to this PC.

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4. Here, you can enter email address or phone number of the user you want to add. You can use Windows, Office, Outlook.com, OneDrive, Skype, or Xbox user ID or phone number and password to create user accounts.

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5. Once you enter the email ID click on Next and Finish. You can use the same user ID and its password to login to your computer.

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Method 2: Create User Accounts Locally (Without Microsoft Account)

  1. Press Windows button and click on Settings icon.

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2. On Windows settings App, Click on Accounts option.

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3. Select Family and Other People option from left pane and Choose Add someone else to this PC. And click on I don’t have this person’s sign in information.

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4. Click on Add a user without a Microsoft Account.

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5. Enter user information as requested. And Click on Next to create local user account and you can use the same user ID and password to login to computer on next reboot.

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Convert Standard user account into Administrator

By following above steps you can create standard user account.Still you have option to convert it as Administrator user account.
To do that Navigate to Settings > Accounts > Family and other peoples > Click on Change Account Type > Choose Administrator from drop down menu.

Method 2: Create User Accounts from Command prompt.

1. Click on start type CMD. Right click on Command Prompt, select Run as Administrator.

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2. Use below command prompt syntax to add user account through command prompt. Replace the username and password as you wish and click on enter. You should see ‘The command completed successfully’.

Command syntax: net user username password /add .

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3. To convert the user account as Administrator account type below command on command prompt. Replace Username with your username that create above.

Command syntax: net localgroup administrators username /add

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That’s it. Hope the methods help you to create user account on Windows 10 computer. Kindly comment Or you can visit WWW.ERRORKART.COM – Call +91 888 458 6666, for further support.

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