Microsoft allows the Windows users to create or add a new user Accounts to their Windows 10 PC. With windows 8 and windows 10 you can either Sing With a Microsoft Account or you can use a traditional Local User Account. Some features like Sync can only be used while using a Microsoft account, But almost all features are available to local account users as well. If you share your Windows 10 PC with other people, Then you can Create/ Add Multiple User Accounts so That each person should have their own account and they will have their own sign in and desktop.

By default During install or upgrade to Windows 10 the account you create windows uses Microsoft account. so that you can easily hook into all of Microsoft’s online services, such as the Windows Store and OneDrive. But If you don’t want to sing in for Microsoft Account then creating a local account would be the better choice. By default, all the newly added user accounts have standard rights, but you have the option to give administrator rights to it.

How To Create A Standard User Account

With a standard user account, the user cannot make any major changes to the PC without the permission of the administrator. However, if you want to give full access to a different user account. Windows 10 Allows you to Create User Account using Different Ways. such as Using Command prompt, From settings, Using Run command and etc.

Crete User Account using Settings

To Crete User Account first click on windows 10 Start menu > select Settings > Accounts. Here Click on Family and Other people from left side panel.


Now you will see option to Add someone Else to this bellow to other people As Shown Above Picture. Click on it.


Now It will Ask for your Email Address to Create the Microsoft Account, If you don’t want to sing with Microsoft simply click on i don’t have this persons sing in Information.


On Next Windows Will Prompt Lets Create your Account. Don’t fill any information here if you dont want to Create Microsoft Account. Click on Add A user Without a Microsoft Account.

Now you will Get the screen To Create An Account for This PC. Here fill the User Name, Create a password for the Account which you use while login. Also Type a password hint which will help if in case you don’t remind your password for that account. when you put wrong password this will hint you the specific character to remember your password. you can also leave blank the password field if you don’t want to set a password for that account.


After fill the details Click Next to Create the Account. you will see the User name under Other people and the account type is Local Account. you can prompt it to Administrator Groups To do this Click the user account and select change Account type.


A Blue Screen Change account type window will popup. Here Select the Account type to Administrator and click ok to make save changes.

Crete User Account using Command Prompt

Using Command prompt Crete A User Account is Very easy and simple way. Here How to Do First open Evlant command prompt.

On Start menu Search Type CMD, Right click and Select Run As Administrator from search Results command prompt App.


Now when the command prompt opens Type Bellow Command :

net user % usre name % %password% / add and hit enter key.

Note : %user name % change your new create user name.

%password% : Type password for your new created User account.

Ex : net user howto 123456 / add


To prompt the local user to Administrator Groups Type Bellow Command.

net localgroup administrators howto /add and hit enter key.

Create User Account Using Run Command.

You can also create a new user account in Windows 10 by using Run Command. Here how to do So First open the Run command Window by pressing “Win + R” type in the following command and hit enter.

control userpasswords2


Here This will open An user account Window . Now In the Users tab click on the Add button.

Here A sign in window will open with asking for Email Address. You will have two options, you can sign in with a Microsoft account and add it in to your PC or you can add a local account by skipping the signing in procedure. Click on the “Sign in without a Microsoft account” and continue to the next window where you will ask to add a new user. Click on “Local Account”. Type in the User name & password and you are done creating a new user account in Windows 10.


Click On Nex And Finish to complete the User Create process. Here you Also Can Promote the Local user to Administrator Groups to do this Select the New created User Account and click on properties.


On properties popup move to Group Membership Tab, Here you will see Two options Standard User and Administrator. Select the Administrator Radio button click apply and OK to make save changes.

These Are some Best Methods To Create A Local User Account on Windows 10. And How To promote the local user Account to Administrator Groups. Have any Better suggestion you can comment bellow. Also Share This post with others to make it more visible. All you Need to know About Windows 10 Tips, Tricks, New Features, Update News, Fix Errors and much more. Visit Windows 10 Tips And Tricks.


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