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How to Create Magento 2 Admin User

create magento 2 admin user

Most ecommerce stores have multiple admin users to simplify store management processes. Every admin user has a different role in store management. In Magento 2, creating an admin user is a simple matter of following a few steps.

So today in this tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how to add admin user in Magento 2. There are two methods to accomplish this target:

  • Create Magento 2 Admin User Via CLI
  • Create Magento 2 Admin User Through Admin User

Method 1: Create Magento 2 Admin User Using The Command Line

Launch the SSH terminal and connect to your store. Go to the root directory of your Magento 2 store and run the following command:

If the command completes successfully, you will get the following message:

Created Magento administrator user named muneeb

Run the following command to get the list of all the options for creating admin user in Magento 2:

Method 2: Create Magento 2 Admin User Through Admin Panel

Open the admin panel of your Magento 2 store and navigate to SYSTEM → All Users:

system-all users

Now click Add New User:

Click add new user Magento 2

Here, you have to enter the details of the user.

Let’s start with the Account Information section:

account information section magento 2

  • If you want to set the language for the admin interface, select it from the Interface Locale drop-down menu.
  • Don’t forget to select Active from This account is option.

Now move to the next section, Current User Identity Verification. Enter your password in the Your Password field to verify your identity:

customer user identify verification

Now click on User Role from the USER INFORMATION tab and set the role of the user. By default Magento 2 have one role available – Administrators:

user role magento 2

Finally, click Save User at the top of the New User page:

Save User


I hope you can now easily add admin user in Magento 2 store by following any of the above two methods mentioned in this guide. If you still have any confusion, drop your query below and I will get back to you!


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