User account names are used to describe the users uniquely for their sessions and home folders. The user account names are created at the start but can be also changed later in Windows 10 operating systems. There are different methods to change user account names in Windows 10 using the command line interface, User Management tool, etc. In this tutorial, we examine how to change the user account name.
Change User Account Name via User Accounts
Windows 10 provides the
User Accounts tool which is used to manage user accounts in detail. The
netplwiz command can be used to open the User Accounts tool via Start Menu.
In the User Accounts screen select the user you want to change the account name to. Then click on the
Properties button below.
In the user configuration screen, we can set
User name whatever we want. We can also change the
Full name and
Description about the user account.