In general, to change the password from the Account that we use in Windows 10, we can go to Settings> Accounts> Sign In Options> and change the password from there.
Now about this, do you know, we can actually use the Command Prompt or CMD to change the password from the Local Account, it’s just that you need to remember that this step only functions to change the Local Account password, and will not be able to change the password of the connected account. with a Microsoft Account.
Here we summarize some of the steps
How to Change Local Account Password in Windows 10 Using CMD
Step 1. First, please open the Command Prompt as Administrator.
Step 2. Next, please enter the following command to see a list of accounts available on the Windows 10 system that you are using.
>> net user>>
as in the picture above, you will see a list of accounts available on your device, both normal accounts, administrator accounts and special accounts.
In this example I will change the password from the account named “etipsapp” which I have marked in the image above, so to change the password, we just need to enter the following command.
>>net user USERNAME * >>
or in my case, the command I enter is
net user etipsapp *
So then, please enter a new password and reconfirm the new password.
Now, the process of changing the local account password using CMD is complete. Very easy, right? In my opinion, compared to having to open Settings or Computer Management, this step is the simplest step you can do to change the password from the local account on the Windows operating system you are using.
You can implement this step in Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, even Windows Server if the account is a Local Account type and is not an account linked to a Microsoft account.
Good luck and I hope this article is useful for you