When you have kids at home using a common family computer, it is better to create a separate Local User Account for them. You will find below the steps to Create Local User Account in Windows 10.
Create Local User Account in Windows 10
As you must have observed, Windows 10 prompts you to provide an Email Address, whenever you try to create New User Accounts on your computer.
However, it is possible to ignore this prompt and choose to create a Local User Accounts in Windows 10.
A Local User Account will only have a User Name and Password and it will not be linked to your Email Address.
By default, this Local User Account will be a Standard Local Account with limited privileges. However, it is possible to change this User Account Type to Admin User Account.
Steps to Create Local User Account in Windows 10
Follow the steps below to create Local User Account in Windows 10.
1. Click on Start button and click on the Settings icon.
2. On the settings screen, click on Accounts.
3. On the Accounts Screen, click on Family & other users in the left pane. In the right-pane, click on Add someone else to this PC.
4. On the next screen, click on I don’t have this person’s sign-in information link.
5. On the next screen, click on Add a user without a Microsoft account option.
6. On the next screen, you will see the familiar Windows Account creation screen. Enter the User Name, Password, re-enter Password for your new Local User Account and click on Next.
7. When you click Next, Windows will take you back to the Accounts screen where you will be able to see the New Local User Account that you just created.
You have now successfully created a Local User Account on your computer.
Note: You need to be logged in as an Administrator in order to create New User Account using above steps.