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How to Switch User on Windows 8

If you want to switch to another user after logging in your computer with a user account, what can you do? This article will introduce 2 ways to switch user on Windows 8 for your reference.

Video guide on how to switch user on Windows 8:

Two methods to switch user on Windows 8 computer:

Way 1: Switch user in the Shut Down Windows.

To apply this method, you can follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open Shut Down Windows.

In the desktop, press Alt key and F4 key at the same time to open the Shut Down Windows.

Step 2: Tap the pull-down arrow in the window and select Switch user in the list, as exhibited in the following picture.

Step 3: Click OK button to continue.

Step 4: In the log-in screen, select the user you would like to switch to, as shown in the screen shot below.

Way 2: Switch user on the Start menu.

This method can be completed by the following procedures.

Step 1: On the upper right corner of the Start menu, click the user icon.

Step 2: Select another user and you can switch to it immediately. Please refer to the following photo.

As you can read from the above, it is easy for you to switch user on Windows 8 without restarting or shutting down the computer.

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