How to Create and Delete User in Mac OS X

By TPS November 11, 2016 How To, Mac

If multiple people use a computer or a Mac, then it’s always best to create separate user accounts. This helps in protecting privacy and managing documents. In this article we will discuss how to create and delete user accounts in Mac OS X.

Step 1: Go to the Apple Menu from top menu bar, then Click System Preference.


Step 2: Then open Users & Groups.


Step 3: Unlock this option by clicking lock icon at the bottom left and by entering valid Mac password.

Step 4: For add new user as a guest Click on + icon from left pane on window


Step 5: Enter account name and Password that you want as login password.
Next, click on Create account.

But since there are only a certain number of user accounts you can create, we might also need to delete them sometimes.

Remove or Delete user account on Mac

Step 1: Remove or Delete another account’s System Folders, Settings and more Go to the Users & Groups > Choose user’s account name from the right pane.


Step 2: From the below click on (–) symbol.


Step 3: Click on Delete button. (Before that we can see option for what types of data we want to delete from system like home folder, Use for future reference we have to choose Second option, not for show but saved in deleted user choose first option).

Read more: How to start Mac in safe mode?

We hope you’re now well versed with how to create and delete user accounts on your Mac. If you face any issue in following these steps you can give us a call on our toll free number which is (855) 765-6710.