Windows 10: Cant change windows 10 account name

Discus and support Cant change windows 10 account name in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; i tried changing my windows 10 account name but the button for it doesn't even show up[ATTACH]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by zenden1, Jan 22, 2021.

  1. zenden1 Win User

    Cant change windows 10 account name


    i tried changing my windows 10 account name but the button for it doesn't even show up Cant change windows 10 account name df8d2d19-00c5-494d-8feb-e3a90bd9b6f1?upload=true.png

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    zenden1, Jan 22, 2021
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  2. Change local user account name in Windows 10

    Hello!

    I've just reinstalled Win10 and created a second account for my wife. Unfortunately, the login names is the mail she's registered to Microsoft.

    How can I change the name.

    I've read an answer to same question suggesting following:

    "

    Follow the steps provided below to change the username and check.

    • Press Windows key + X key.
    • Click on Control Panel.
    • Under view, select large icons.
    • Go to User Account.
    • Click on Manage another account
    ...

    "

    I don't have that option in Win10.

    Thanks for assistance
     
    MichaelBar, Jan 22, 2021
    #2
  3. Query about changing the account name

    Hi Stephanie,

    Since you have already changed the name on your Microsoft account, we suggest switching into a local account, and then log back in with your Microsoft account. This way, we can be sure that any changes made to your Microsoft account will be synced to your
    local user account.

    For steps on how to switch to a local account:

    • Click on Start.
    • Click on Settings.
    • Click on Accounts.
    • Under Your account, click on Switch to a local account.

    To switch back to a Microsoft account:

    • Follow steps 1-3 above to get to Accounts.
    • Under Your account, click on Sign in with a Microsoft account instead.

    If the issue persists, please do not hesitate to get back to us.
     
    Patricia Yu, Jan 22, 2021
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  4. Cant change windows 10 account name

    Changing sign-in account name - Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your concern. There are several steps to change user account name in Windows 10. You can use commands through Run dialog box, and also using Control Panel. Please follow the steps below to help you resolve this:

    Method 1: Use run command

    • Press Windows key + R to open Run dialog box.
    • On Run, type in netplwiz and click Ok.
    • On User Accounts window, click on the account you want to change. In your case it is
      USER.
    • Click on Properties, it will open another window. Under
      General
      tab, change your User name and hit Apply then
      Ok
      .
    • Restart the computer to take effect.

    Method 2: Use Control Panel

    • Right click on Search bar, click on Control Panel.
    • On Control Panel, click on User Accounts >
      Change account type
      >Click on your account.
    • Choose Change account name. Type in the new name and click on
      Change Name to complete.

    For more information, you can link your Microsoft account on your Windows 10. Please head over to this link for the instructions.

    Let us know if this resolves your concern.
     
    Lemuel Cie, Jan 22, 2021
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