Change User Name Windows 10
No matter if you don’t like your own name anymore or if you want to tidy up your family computer – changing the user name in Windows 10 is very easy once you have found the corresponding function. But the way there is not always so clear. Therefore, we would like to show you how to change your user name in Windows 10. Especially if you have several users on one computer, this can pay off, so that everyone can save their own data in their personal area. Therefore, if you have a corresponding device for your family, you should definitely use this function.
How to change the user name in Windows 10:
The sub-item for the user name is a bit hidden, so you won’t find it at first glance in the settings. Rather, you have to go one step deeper and go directly to the control panel. From here it is very clear and even laymen should be able to quickly change their own account name in Windows 10. If you still have problems, we will of course provide you with detailed instructions here.
- Enter “Control Panel” in the search bar
- Select the subitem “Change account type” under “User accounts”
- Click on the corresponding user
- Select “Change account name
- Enter a new name and click on “Change name”
If you do not see the change immediately, restart your computer!
Unfortunately, this is only one of the two options. How to change the user name also depends on whether you have linked the user to a Microsoft account. If this is the case, a change is only possible via the Microsoft website. We will also provide you with instructions for this within the next few days! So check back again!
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