As you may already know, the name of your account on Windows is the same name that appears when you log in. In some cases, you may want to change this name for various reasons. You may have recently changed your name or just feel like a fresh start. Fortunately, changing account names on Windows 10 is quite easy and can be done in a few simple steps. LearnHow to Change Account Name on Windows 10?
How to Change Account Name on Windows 10?
- Step 1: Go to Settings – The first step is to go to settings. To do this, open your Start menu and click the gear icon in the lower left corner. This will open up a window with lots of options relating to your computer’s settings.
- Step 2: Select Accounts – Once you have opened the Settings window, select “Accounts” from the list of options. This will open yet another window with different tabs at the top such as “Your Info” and “Sign-in Options”. Select “Your Info” from this list.
- Step 3: Change Your Account Name – On this page, you should see an option labeled “Name” which should display your current account name underneath it. Click on this option and enter whatever new name you would like associated with your account. Once you have entered it, press enter/return or click save and your new name will be updated instantly! Note that while it may take some time for all of your documents, pictures and other files to update with the new name, they should eventually reflect it properly as well (although some programs such as Microsoft Word may not).
Changing your account name on Windows 10 is a quick and easy process that can be completed in three simple steps. All you need to do is go to Settings > Accounts > Your Info and enter whatever new name you would like associated with your account. After that, all of your files should begin reflecting the new name within a short amount of time! Happy changing!