How to Add Another User to Windows 10 – The emergence of Windows 10 brought about the addition of some new features including a new and different way to add new user windows 10. This is normal and expected.
If you’re fresh off Windows 7 then some features you were probably used to might have changed. One casualty of the latest upgrade as regards this content is the Guest Accounts feature. Now, most user accounts are tied to your online Microsoft account. However, it’s still very much easy to add new user windows 10 and if you’re finding it hard to do, this article will help break it down for you.
With account creation also comes the need to delete accounts. To delete windows user account the steps are similar to creating an account so we’ll like to use one stone to kill 2 birds here.
How to Add New User Windows 10
We assume you already have a default administrator account which is created as you finalize the Windows 10 installation process. They are two options available to do this, the first is to add new user windows 10 through the person’s Microsoft account. The second option available in case the user doesn’t have a Microsoft account.
To get started, you need to get to settings through the Windows start button. While in settings, click Accounts >> Family & other people.
A window will pop up for you to add new user windows 10. The first option is to “Add a family member” when you click it a pop-up window will appear where you’ll choose account type to add (Child or Adult). Obviously, children are safer online if they have their own space which will be restricted from harmful contents.
You can also view what the child is doing since you’d be managing their account from yours. The adult is the normal private user account tied to a Microsoft account.
When you select either option (child or adult), you’ll need to input their email used for the Microsoft account to proceed. If they don’t have one, you would be asked to create an email for them. Once this is done, a confirmation email will be sent to the user to confirm they belong to the family.
Now to add new user windows 10 who don’t have a Microsoft account. The process is similar to the one above, while at Family & other people, instead of choosing Add family member, choose “Add some else to this PC”.
At the bottom of the page select “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information”. In the next page, select “Add a user without Microsoft account”. The next pop-up window will require you to enter a username, password and password hint for the windows user profile.
How to delete user account windows 10
To delete user account windows 10, the process is similar to add new user windows 10. As described above, go to settings, select “family & other people” then select the particular user account you wish to delete.
ensure you’ve backed up all necessary files from the account before you remove it because once you click the delete button all the files associated to the account will be lost.
How to delete user account windows 7
To delete user account windows 7 ensure you log into an account with administrative privileges. It’s always a good idea to back up your files before removing a user account. However, Windows 7 provides an option for you to keep your files but not all your files will be saved. So you might still want to do a manual back up if you need to save all the user files from that account.
To get started with deleting a windows 7 user account, type “user accounts” in the search box and click on the link.
From the available options select “Manage another account”. The next window will show all your user accounts.
Select the particular account you want to remove and click “delete”.
The option to keep or delete file will come with the next window, choose whichever one suits you and click delete account.
That’s how to delete user account windows 7.
It’s very easy to add new user windows 10 and delete user account windows 7 and Windows 10. We’ve tried to outline each step to help you achieve this. While creating new user accounts, remember to keep your password safe it might not be retrieved if lost. Also, while deleting a user account remember to back up the necessary file before you delete the account. We hope this content has been helpful, thanks for reading.