How to change your username on Windows 10 without Microsoft account

This tutorial will show you step by step how to change your username on Windows 10 without a Microsoft account.

The steps on this page work for local user accounts.

A local user account is an offline account that you use to log in to your Windows 10 PC.

Steps

1. Click on the start menu button > Windows System > Control Panel.

Open Control Panel in Windows 10

You can also click on the start menu button, type control panel, and then click on it when it appears in the search results.

2. Click on User Accounts.

Open User Accounts settings in Windows 10

3. Click again on User Accounts.

Open User Accounts settings in Windows 10

4. Click on Change your account name.

Open change account name setting in Windows 10

Note: If you want to change the username of another account, then click on Manage another account and then select the account you want to edit.

Manage another account

5. If a “User Account Control” window appears, you click on Yes.

6. Enter a new username for the account.

7. Click on Change Name.

Change username on Windows 10 without a Microsoft account

That's it. You may need to restart your PC to see the change.



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