The User Account Name will appear on the login screen on your Windows computer. And sometimes, you want to make changes to it. If you don’t know how to rename your Windows 10 PC, this post has everything you need.
Here are 3 ways to help you change computer name in Windows 10 with detailed instructions with lots of images. Let’s take a look at them one by one.
How To Change Computer Name In Windows 10
Step 1: Type the keyword Control Panel into the Windows 10 Cortana search box and click the best match to open it.
Alternatively, you can also press the Windows + R keyboard shortcuts to bring up the Run dialog box. Then enter Control Panel to open it.
Step 2: Under User Accounts, select Change account type when Control Panel is in Category view.
Step 3: Click on the account you want to change the username for.
Step 4: Then you select Change the account name from the left hand panel.
Step 5: Enter a new username in the corresponding box, then click Change Name to allow the changes to be made immediately. This username will then appear on the Welcome and Start screens.
So the next time you sign in to your Windows 10 account, you’ll see the account appear with the new name.
How To Change Computer User Name Windows 10
Step 1: Press the Windows + R shortcut on your keyboard to open the Run dialog box (you can also right-click on the Windows 10 Start Menu and select Run), then type lusrmgr.msc and press Enter to open Local Users and Groups.
Step 2: Click the Users folder from the left panel, then double-click the user account you want to rename.
Step 3: On the popup window that pops up, enter your new username in the Full Name field. Then select Apply and OK to save the changes.
How To Change Computer Administrator Name Windows 10
You can use Netplwiz user account settings to change the administrator name Windows 10. Below are detailed implementation instructions.
Step 1: Enter netplwiz keyword into Cortana Windows 10 search box and select the most suitable search result.
Step 2: Select the account you want to rename. Then click on the Properties option.
Step 3: In the Full Name field, enter your desired new username. Then select Apply and OK to save changes.
And the new username you updated in the Full Name field will be displayed in the Windows 10 Sign-In and Sign-out screen.
So you already know how to change computer name in Windows 10 or not? If this post helps you, please share it with your friends, because maybe they are also trying to rename Windows 10. If you have any questions regarding the methods introduced in this article, you can also leave a comment in the comments section below.