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How do you change accounts on Windows 8?


  1. Right-click the screen’s bottom-left corner and choose Control Panel from the pop-up menu.
  2. Click to open the Control Panel’s User Accounts and Family Safety category.
  3. Click the User Accounts link.
  4. Click the Manage Another Account link.
  5. Click the account you’d like to change.

Windows 8/ 8.1 – Add/Delete/Modify User Accounts 

How to change user name account Windows 8 – 8.1

How do you switch users in Windows 8?

To access the People app, go to Start and type “people” into the Search bar. Select your username and photo from the list in the upper-right corner. Select the next user’s name from the list. When prompted, provide the password for the new user. Press Enter or choose or tap the next arrow to proceed. To view a larger version of this image, click or tap here .

How do I change the primary account on Windows 8?

To change your primary mail account, you must first modify the login account to the one you wish to make it primary. You must switch the login account to a Local user account. Then go back and change the Microsoft Account username and primary email address for that user account.

How do I change users on Windows?

Select Start, right-click the account name icon (or picture), then select Switch user. Select the Start button from the taskbar. Then choose Accountname (or picture) > Switch user > a different user from the drop-down menu on the right side of the Start menu.

How do you get into Windows 8 if you forgot your password?

To reset a forgotten Windows 8 password, go to account.live.com/password/reset and follow the on-screen instructions. You can only do this with a Microsoft account if you’re using a Windows 8 computer. If you use a local account, your password is not saved with Microsoft and so cannot be reset by them.

How do I delete a Microsoft account?

Select the Start button, then Settings. Select Accounts from the drop-down menu. Choose the Microsoft account you wish to remove by scrolling down and clicking it. Remove it by choosing Yes, then remove it.

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