Would you like to know how to create a new guest account in Windows 10? Which will keep your private information secure when someone else uses your computer.

Then stay with me in this article till the end of this account. Because I will guide you, how to create new user in windows 10 or how to create an administrator account in Windows 10.

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Before entering the main topic I want to give you some information about user account in Windows 10 and how it helps you to secure your information.

Windows allows you to create multiple accounts on a single pc. With the help of which more than one user can use your pc without accessing your private file.

You can share your pc with your friends or any other known person but you never want to share your private folder or data. To get relief from this situation the best way is to create another local user account for the third person.

Another advantage of creating separate user accounts is that each user can customize their data and profile settings the way they want.

After learning about the benefits of new user account creation from me, you are curious to know how to create a new user account in Windows 10. So let’s start.

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Step 1: To create a user account click on the start menu and then select settings.

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Step 2: After opening settings, go to accountsFrom accounts select family and other users from the left side.

You will find two options, Add a family member or add someone else to this pc. If you want to add any family member then you must have a Microsoft account or need to create a new one.

But if you want to create a local user account, you can create it without a Microsoft account.

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In this tutorial, I will show you to create a local user account. So select add someone else to this pc. You will find a window for sign-in with Microsoft account. You can log in with the user’s Microsoft account.

Step 3: If the user has no Microsoft account then select “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information”.

Step 4: It takes a sometimes to process. And you will enter in the next window. Just select “Add a user without a Microsoft account”.

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Step 5: Now the user account creation window will open. Here enter the user information (Username, password, and security question with answer) and then click on next.

* Keep reminding the security question with an answer. In case if you forget your password it will help you to recover.

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After clicking on next it processes your information and you will find your new user local account was visible. That’s it.

How to create an administrator account in Windows 10?

Creating an administrator account is very simple. To create an administrator account in Windows 10, first, you need to create a local account that I already discussed.

After creating a local account just you need to change the permission to convert this account into an administrator account.

Remember only the administrator can do it. So follow the below process to create an administrator account.

Step 1: First create a local user account.

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Step 2: After creating an account, click on it and you will find the option “change account type”. Select this option.

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Step 3: A new pop-up opens. Just select the account type as “administrator” and click on ok.

Now you successfully create an administrator account.


Below are given some frequently asked question and answer related to how to create a new user account in Windows 10. That I added this article for my readers to know more about this topic.

Q1. how to create an administrator account in windows 10 using cmd?

Creating a new administrator account using a command prompt is very simple. Just you need to enter some command in cmd and after you will get a new user account. So let’s check how you can do this.

Step 1: First, open the command prompt as an administrator from your computer.

Step 2: Now you need to add a user. You can add a new user with a password or without a password. Below I provide both commands, Use whatever you want.

Add a user without password

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          [* Replace “username” as your desire name.]

Add a user with password

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After entering this command it will ask you for a password. Just type your password and press enter.

(*Note that the password will not be visible when you type it.)

Now you are successfully able to add a local user account to your system using the command prompt. But we need an administrator account. For that, you need to change the permission of this local account.

Step 3: Now convert this user to administrator

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Type the command in cmd and press enter. Now your existing local account successfully converted to an administrator account. That’s it.

Q2. Why can’t I add a new user in Windows 10?

Sometimes when you try to create a new user account it’s not working or you can’t access it. So how you can fix this? To fix this problem you can follow some basic solutions:

  1. Try to update windows
  2. Run SFC scan from the command prompt.
  3. Clean your registry.

After doing this some basic steps if the problem still exists then you can follow the other way to create a new user account.

You can create a new user account using the command prompt, that I already discussed. But here I will show the process to create a new user account by user account control.

Create a new user account using user account control

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Step 1: First open run (windows key + R) and then type “control userpasswords2”. Now press enter. User account pop-up opens.

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Step 2: Select the user tab and click on add.

Step 3: A new window appears how will this person sign in. If you have users Microsoft account then sign in either select “sign in without Microsoft account” from below.

Step 4: Then choose the local accounts and fill up the user details. After entering the user name, password, and password hint select next.

Step 5: You will see the local user just select finish. That it.

Q3. How to open other users in windows 10?

If you want to open another user in windows 10, then you need to sign out from the current account and logged into the other account.

Q4. How do I create multiple users on Windows 10?

Adding multiple users to your system is helpful for your privacy. If you want to add multiple users in windows 10 then follow the below steps.

Open settings > Accounts > Family & other users > Add someone else to this pc > create an account without Microsoft account > enter your new user details with security questions > press ok.

Follow the same process to add another user account. That’s it.

Final word

So friends I hope you enjoyed this article. And now you can create a new user easily on your system. If you have any further questions regarding this article then please comment below.

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