Most of the people want to change username Windows 10because of privacy concerns; they don't want to show their username to others especially those who using devices in public. Username always appears on the sign-in screen but few people want to use a nickname as compared to their real name, so they want to change username. But because of some restrictions, they can't change their username or they don't know the ways to change username. But now you can easily change your username in Windows 10. Let's have a look with us on amazing solutions to change your Windows 10 username.

Change account name Windows 10 is not difficult; now with a few easy steps your username can be changed. If you don't want to show your real name to others then you can easily set username according to your choice and you can also set your nickname. Follow below steps wisely and change Windows 10 username with quick easy instructions.

Part 1: Change Windows 10 Local Account Username

1.1: Change Windows 10 Username Using Settings

Step 1: First you need to go to Start Menu.

Step 2: Choose Settings.

Step 3: When Setting Tab expand choose Account.

Step 4: Choose your account and change your username.

1.2: Change Windows 10 username Using Control Panel

Step 1: First go to Control Panel and then go to User Accounts.

user name

Step 2: Now select Change your account name.

Step 3: Now you can change your name in the box and at the end press Change Name.

1.3: Change Windows 10 Username Using User Account Manager

Step 1: First you need to press keys, Window Key + R and then type netplwiz and press OK.

Netplwiz Command In Run

Step 2: Now you need to go to User account and choose your desired account and then click on its properties.

properties in user accounts

Step 3: Now you can full name as well as username, when you have done with this make sure to choose Apply and OK.

1.4: Change Windows 10 Username with Local Users and Group

Step 1Press Window Key+ R key and then type lusrmgr.msc and choose OK.

open  local users and groups

Step 2: Now Choose the Users folder and then you need to choose Rename.

Step 3: Just type your desired name in the name box. In such a way username will be change.

1.5: Change Windows 10 Username with Local Group Policy Editor

Step 1: First you need to go to Local Group Policy Editor.

Step 2: Now you need to open Computer Configuration and then expand Windows Settings.

Step 3: Choose Security settings>Local Policies> Security option here you can select accounts.

go to rename administrator or guest account

Step 4: Choose your desired account and type your desired name and press OK.

Part 2: Change Windows 10 Microsoft Account Username

Step 1: First you need to visit Microsoft website and sign-in to your Info page.

Step 2: There you can see your name just edit it and make sure to choose Save button.

I have mentioned amazing ways on how to change username in Windows 10now you can change user password easily just have a look below on extra tip.

Extra Tip: Change Windows 10 User Password with PassFab 4WinKey

PassFab 4WinKey is an amazing tool to change or reset a password. If you are one of those who have forgotten his password then this software will be the best choice to change or recover a password. You can use its trial version too if your password is less than 3 characters.

Advantages to Use PassFab 4WinKey

  • Recover/reset/change password by using 4 to 5 steps
  • Your system will not damage, this software is made by using advanced technology
  • Supports almost all Windows version
  • Supports almost all Laptops/PC
  • No need to reformat and re-install Windows

Guideline to use PassFab 4WinKey

1. Install this Windows password recovery software on choose Boot Media. As my personal experience, USB Flash drive is best for Boot Media.

choose usb

2. Bring USB and put it to PC and choose BURN button

burn usb

3. After a few minutes burning process will complete

burn usb successfully

4. Now you need to put burn USB to locked device

boot from usb uefi

5. Restart PC and choose Boot Media and choose Windows, here you need to select task also.

reset password

6. Choose User Account and change Windows password for the desired user account

reset password

7. Press "Next" to reset Windows 10 password by using this software.

reset password

8. Process is completed now restart PC. Now your password against your desired account has been changed.



The short conclusion of this article is that we have mentioned different ways on how to change username on Windows 10. Few ways are easy, few are complex but if you follow steps wisely all will be good. It's up to you which way you choose to change your username. If you have lost your user password or want to reset password you can do this too by using PassFab 4WinKey. This tool is just awesome you can buy it with full confidence and can retrieve a password of almost all Windows. If you like this then must share it with your family and friends. What are your thoughts regarding this we want to hear from you too? Stay tuned with us soon we are coming up with more amazing information.