- To view accounts on Windows 11, open Settings> Accounts> Other users to check additional accounts.
- Also, open Settings> Accounts> Family to check the Microsoft accounts in your family group.
- Alternatively, open Command Prompt and use the “net user” command to view the accounts.
- You can also use PowerShell and the Computer Management tool.
On Windows 11, the ability to check all the accounts configured on your computer can come in handy in many situations. For example, when you want to double-check a user already has an account on the system or when you need to know the hidden accounts available on your installation, such as the Administrator account, which usually is disabled by default.
If you need to view all the existing accounts, Windows 11 includes many ways to view this information using the Settings app, Computer Management, Command Prompt, and PowerShell.
In this guide, you will learn four ways to see a listing of every account available on Windows 11.
- Check all Windows 11 accounts from Settings
- Check all Windows 11 accounts from Computer Management
- Check all Windows 11 accounts from Command Prompt
- Check all Windows 11 accounts from PowerShell
Check all accounts from Settings on Windows 11
To see the accounts available on Windows 11 from the Settings app, use these steps:
Open Settings on Windows 11.
Click on Accounts.
Click on Other people.
Under the “Other users” section, check the accounts available on the computer.
Quick note: This page is limited because it doesn’t show built-in or disabled user accounts, such as the built-in “Administrator” account.
Click on Family.
Check the accounts available through your family group.
Once you complete the steps, you will have an overview of the accounts available on Windows 11. Also, you will notice that the current user account isn’t listed either, but that’s because this information appears on the “Your info” page.
Check all accounts from Computer Management on Windows 11
To check all the accounts available on Windows 11 Pro with Computer Management, use these steps:
Search for Computer Management and click the top result to open the app.
Browse the following path:
Local Users and Groups> Users
After you complete the steps, you’ll have a list of all the enabled, disabled, and built-in accounts available on Windows 11.
Check all accounts from Command Prompt on Windows 11
To view a complete list of existing accounts from Command Prompt, use these steps:
Search for Command Prompt and click the top result.
Type the following command to list all the existing accounts on Windows 11 and press Enter:
(Optional) Type the following command to list all the existing accounts and press Enter:
wmic useraccount get name
Once you complete the steps, the command will return a list of all the accounts configured on the computer.
Check all accounts from PowerShell on Windows 11
To create a list of the accounts available on Windows 11 with PowerShell, use these steps:
Search for PowerShell and click the top result.
Type the following command to list all the existing accounts and press Enter:
Once you complete the steps, the command will list every account configured on the computer with its description and whether they’re enabled or disabled.
If you have to export the accounts to a text file, you can use the export option to any of the commands mentioned in this guide. For example,
net user> c:pathtolist.txt or
Finally, accounts created with a Microsoft account will be listed with the first five letters of the email address.