Magento Commerce 2.1.x

Creating Customer Accounts

Customers usually create their own accounts from your store. However, you can also create customer accounts directly from the AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed., which is useful when customers order by phone.


New Customer Account Information
  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Description

    Account Information

    Associate to Website

    Identifies the website associated with the customer account.

    Group

    Identifies the customer group to which the customer belongs. Select the checkbox to disable automatic group change based on VAT.

    Prefix

    If used, the prefix that is associated with the customers name. For example: Mr, Mrs. or Dr. Depending on the configuration, the input control might be a text field or a drop-down list of options.

    First Name

    The customer's first name.

    Middle Name / Initial

    The customer's middle name or middle initial.

    Last Name

    The customer's last name.

    Suffix

    If used, the suffix that is associated with the customer's name. For example: Jr.,Sr., or III. Depending on the configuration, the input control might be a text field or a drop-down list of options.

    Email

    The customer's email address.

    Date Of Birth

    The customer's date of birth.

    Tax / VAT Number

    The customer's Tax or Value Added Tax number, if applicable.

    Gender

    Identifies the customer's gender as Male or Female.

    Send Welcome Email From

    If you have multiple stores, select the store from which the welcome message will be sent.

    Addresses

    New Addressees

    Identifies the type of new address. Options:

    Default Billing Address

    Default Shipping Address

    Add New Addresses

    Displays another New Address section to identify the type of the address to be entered.

    Company

    The company name, if applicable for this address.

    Street Address

    The street address of the customer. The second line of the street address can be used if needed.

    City

    The city where the customer resides at this address.

    Country

    The country where the customer resides at this address.

    State/Province

    The state or province of the customer at this address.

    Zip/Postal Code

    The ZIP or postal code of the customer at this address.

    Phone Number

    The phone number where the customer can be reached at this address.

    Fax

    The fax number where the customer can be reached at this address.

    VAT Number

    If applicable, the value added tax number that applies to the customer at this address.