If you are working on a shared computer and want to switch user account without signing out from the previous account, the Switch User function becomes handy. In other words, the Switch User function on Windows 10 lets you switch user account without sign out or log off.
In this post, we will share 3 easy ways to access the Switch User option in Windows 10; these are the following:-
- Switch user using user icon
- Switch user via Shut Down Windows dialog
- Switch user via Ctrl + Alt + Del options
Switch user using user icon
In this method, to switch user account, click on the Start button and then click the user icon on the top-left corner in the Start Menu. Click on any other user account on the pop-up menu to switch from the current account to another user account.
Switch user via Shut Down Windows dialog
Minimize or close all opened windows and then press Alt + F4 keys from the keyboard to see the Shut down Windows dialog. Click the drop-down arrow, select Switch User in the list, and then press Enter from the keyboard.
Switch user via Ctrl + Alt + Del options
You can also access the Switch user option by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del keys from the keyboard to switch the user account.
No matter which method you choose to switch user on your PC, once you switch user account, you will go to the login screen of the selected user you want to switch to, and there you can sign in to access the Desktop, personal files/folders, and apps.