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Last Updated On: June 12, 2016
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How to add multiple user accounts in Windows 10 PC?

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Most of the computer users may use multiple user accounts on their computer. You should add multiple user accounts if your computer is used by more than one person like your family member or friends. In some other cases, people creating multiple user accounts, one as workplace and another for personal activities.

In this tutorial, I am sharing with you how to create a new user account in Windows 10 computer. Most probably you may don’t know this already because Windows 10 launched with a lot of changes from Windows 8 and Windows 7. Without further explanation, let’s see how to this.

How to create new user account in Windows 10 PC?

Step 1: From the Windows start menu launch Windows 10 settings.

Step 2: In Windows 10 settings select Accounts settings.

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Step 3: Now from the left side panel select Family & other users.

 

Step 4: Here you will see Add someone else to this PC, click here to add the new user.

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Step 5: Provide the username and password for the new user account then click next.

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Step 6: You have successfully created new user account now.

We have now created a standard user account for the PC who don’t have the administrator privileges on the computer. To provide the administrator privileges for the user please follow the below steps.

Step 1: Go to Settings >> Accounts >> Family & other users.

Step 2: Select the newly created user and click on Change account type.

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Step 3: Change account type to Administrator and click OK.

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If you face any problem while doing these steps please comment below.