When you have set up more than one user account on your
Windows 8 computer, you will want to switch among them.
For example, you might have one account for you and one for
your spouse. With separate accounts you can each make your
own settings and save your own documents and limit access to
those documents with a personal password or PIN. You change
to a different account from the lock screen.
Log In as a Different User
1 Click Windows logo key+L to display
the lock screen.
2 Drag the screen upward to reveal the
user logon screen.
3 Click the arrow to the left of the user
4 Click another user picture.
5 Enter the user password.
If you have administrative privileges on your Windows 8 device,
you can use the User Accounts And Family Safety option in the
Desktop Control Panel to manage accounts. From there, you
can set up Family Safety for each account, change the account
type, delete accounts, and even change the password for local