There is a number of benefits of using Microsoft Account. But in some cases you may want to create a local user account in Windows 10. And it is very easy. Read our step-by-step guide below.
How to create a local user account on Windows 10
Open the Control Panel:
In Small Icons view select User accounts:
Click on Manage another account link:
Click on Add a new user in PC settings:
Click on Add someone else on this PC:
Lick on I don’t have this person’s sign-in information:
Select Add a user without a Microsoft account:
Fill in the credentials of the new user account and press Next:
If you want new user to be admin on this PC, click on the account, select Change account type:
Select Administrator and pree OK:
How to create a local user account in Windows 10 using command prompt?
To add a new user account:
1. Launch an elevated command prompt.
2. Then type the command:
net user Username Password /add
If you wish new user to be admin type the following:
net localgroup administators Username /add