This post shows the steps for students and new users to display additional account details, such as email address, on the login screen when using Windows 11. By default, Windows only displays your username on the login screen. If you choose to show more, the steps below will show you how.
If you sign in with your Microsoft account on Windows, you can also choose to display your email address along with your username. This unique detail identifies your account on the login screen.
This can be useful in a multi-account system where multiple user accounts are available on the login screen. If you don’t remember the username associated with your account, an email address can help you identify it.
The new Windows 11 comes with many new features and improvements that will work great for some while adding some learning challenges for others. Some things and settings have changed so much that people will have to learn new ways of working and managing Windows 11.
If you’re excited about Windows 11, keep coming back for more helpful tutorials on it.
To start displaying more account details on the login screen, please follow the steps below.
How to display email address on login screen in Windows 11
As mentioned above, you can choose to display additional account details on the login screen when using Windows 11.
Here’s how to do it.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for most of its setup applications. From system settings to creating new users and updating Windows, everything can be done from the System settings crystal.
To access the System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click Start ==> Settings as shown in the following picture:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and find Settings. Then select to open it.
The Windows settings panel should look similar to the image below. In Windows settings, click Accountsand select Login options on the right panel of the screen shown in the image below.
In the Login Options settings panel, under Additional Settings, change the tile button to Upon position for «Show account details, such as my email address, on the login screen.” to allow.
That should allow for additional account details on the login screen.
How to disable account details on the login screen
If you change your mind about the previous changes, you can simply disable them by reversing the steps above and going to the Login Menu ==> Settings ==> Account ==> Login Options ==> and move the button on the tile to Off position for «Show account details, such as my email address, on the login screen.” to disable.
That should disable it.
In this tutorial we have seen how to enable or disable the option to display more account details on the login screen. If you find any errors above or have something to add, please use the comment form below.