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How to Create New Admin User in Magento 2

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Create New Admin User

From Magento 2 configuration, you can create admin user accounts as many as you need but they will be set in different access level if you ask. For example, you can assign the view and change only for websites or stores without any global settings or data.

To limit the access permissions for admin user accounts, you can complete the required credentials on the Magento Administrator, that will describe in details in the tutorial I am writing here.

Create New Admin User in Magento 2, folowing steps:

Step 1: Configure User Information

  • On the Admin panel, click System. In the Permissions section, select All Users.
  • In the upper-right corner, click Add New User button
  • In the Account Information section, do the following:

How to Create New Admin Magento 2

  • In the User Name field, enter the user name for account. It is not case-sensitive.
  • Complete the following information:

    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Email address: this email address must be unique.
  • In the Password and Password Confirmation field, enter correctly the password, the password should be secured, should contain more than seven characters and should include both letters and numbers.

  • In the Interface Locale field, select the language to be used for the Admin interface if your store has multiple languages.

  • In the This Account is field, set to Active

  • In the Current User Identity Verification section, enter your password in Your Password.

How to Create New Admin Magento 2

Step 2: Determine User Role

  • In the panel on the left, choose User Role. The grid lists all the existing roles. Initially, the only role available is Administrators.

How to Create New Admin Magento 2

  • In the Assigned column, select the Administrators option.
  • When complete, click Save User.

Step 3: Check result

Flush cache and check your result.

Create admin account via command line

Another way to a create admin account / user, we can create a new admin user via command line (cli). Here is how to do it.

Go to Magento 2 root folder, run create a new admin user command line:

bin/magento admin:user:create

It will ask you: username, password, email, first and last name.

Here is what we filled:

Admin user: mageplaza
Admin password: YourPassword
Admin email: [email protected]
Admin first name: Mageplaza
Admin last name: Team

And get result:

Created Magento administrator user named mageplaza

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Flush cache and check your result.

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