How to Change Windows 10 Account to Standard User

Applies to: Premium Members using Family Zone for Laptops or Mobile Zone 

Specific to: Windows 10 laptops and computers

Excludes: MacOS and Chromebook laptops

Family Zone for Laptops needs to connect to a Standard user who does not have administrator rights. Use these steps to convert your child's local user with Administrator rights to a Standard user.

  1. Press Windows + i to open Windows Settings
  2. Select  Accounts
  3. Navigate to Family & other people
  4. Under Other people, select the user account, and click Change account type
  5. Select Standard User from the drop-down menu and click OK to complete the task

Alert: Your child needs a separate Windows user account from a parent. To add a new account for your child, see How to Add Windows 10 Account for Children.