Edit a User Account - Windows® 8

  1. From the right edge of the screen, swipe left to display the charms menu.
    Note If using a mouse, move the pointer to the upper or lower-right corner of the Start screen then move up/down.
    Note Alternatively, press the Windows+C keys ( windows key logo+C) located on the physical keyboard (if available).
    Swipe left with Charms menu
  2. Tap or click Settings.
  3. Tap or click Change PC settings (located in the lower-right).
  4. From the left-pane, tap or click Accounts.
    Note If not available, tap or click the left arrow icon (located in the upper-left) as necessary until 'PC settings' appears in the upper-left.
  5. From the left-pane, tap or click Other accounts.
  6. From the 'Manage other accounts' section, tap or click an account.
  7. Tap or click Edit.
  8. From the Account type Dropdown menu, select the Account type then tap or click OK.