Managing Customer Accounts

Use the Customers grid to find any customer account. You can use the standard workplace controls to filter the list, change the column layout, save views, and export data. The Actions control above the grid can be used to apply an operation to multiple customer records.

All Customers

Customer Account Actions

  1. On the Admin sidebar, go to Customers > All Customers.

  2. In the first column of the grid, select the checkbox of each record that you want to update.

  3. Follow the instructions for the action that you want to apply.

    The following actions can be applied to either single or multiple records.

  4. When complete, click Save.

Delete Customer Accounts

Deleted customer accounts cannot be restored. Information about customer activity and transactions is retained in the system.

  1. Set the Actions control to Delete.

  2. When prompted to confirm, click OK.

Subscribe to Newsletter

  1. Set the Actions control to Subscribe to newsletter.

  2. When prompted to confirm, click OK.

Unsubscribe from Newsletter

  1. Set the Actions control to Unsubscribe to newsletter.

  2. When prompted to confirm, click OK.

Assign a Customer Group

  1. Set the Actions control to Assign a customer group.

  2. Choose the customer group to which all selected customer records are to be assigned.

  3. When prompted to confirm, click OK.

Edit a Customer Account

Method 1: Quick Edit

  1. In the first column, select the checkbox of the customer account to be edited.

  2. Set the Actions column to Edit.

    The value of each value that can be updated appears in a text box. Only some values of the selected customer record can be edited from the grid.

    Quick Edit

  3. Update any of the following values, as needed:

    • Email
    • Group
    • Phone
    • ZIP
    • Web Site
    • Tax/VAT Number
    • Gender
  4. Click Save.

Method 2: Full Edit

  1. In the grid, find the customer record to be edited.

  2. In the Actions column on the far right, click Edit.

  3. Make the necessary changes to the company information.

    To learn more, see Updating Customer Accounts.

Actions Control

Option Description  
Delete Deletes selected customer accounts.
Subscribe to Newsletter Subscribes selected customers to newsletter.  
Unsubscribe from Newsletter Unsubscribes selected customers from newsletter.  
Assign a Customer Group Assigns selected customers to a customer group.  
Edit Allows some values of a single selected customer record to be edited from the grid. By default, the following values are available for a quick edit: Email, Group, Phone, ZIP, Web Site, Tax VAT Number, and Gender.  

Column Descriptions

Field Description
Select Manages the checkbox selections for the customer records that are to be subjects of an action. You can also use the selection control in the column header to select/deselect all.
ID A unique numeric identifier that is assigned when the customer account is created.
Name The first and last name of the customer.
Email The email address of the customer.
Group The customer group to which the customer is assigned.
Phone The phone number of the customer.
ZIP The ZIP or postal code of the customer.
Country The country where the customer is located.
State/Province The state or province where the customer is located.
Customer Since The date and time the customer account was created.
Web Site The web site in the store hierarchy to which the customer account is associated.
Confirmed Email Indicates if a confirmation email is required to be sent.
Account Created In Indicates the store view from which the customer account was created.
Date of Birth The date of birth of the customer.
Tax / VAT Number If applicable, the tax number or value-added tax number that is assigned to the customer.

Note: This field is not the same as the VAT Number.
Gender The gender of the customer.
Action Edit - Opens the company account in edit mode.
Additional Columns The following columns are available by changing the column layoutof the grid.
Company The company name of the customer.
Street Address The street address of the customer.
City The city where the customer is located.
Fax The fax number of the customer, if applicable.
Billing Firstname The first name in the billing address of the customer.
Billing Lastname The last name in the billing address of the customer.
Billing Address The address where billing information is to be sent.
Shipping Address The address where orders are to be shipped.
VAT Number The value-added tax number that is associated with the customer address. For digital goods sold in the EU, the VAT is based on the billing address of the customer.

Note: This field is not the same as the Tax/VAT Number.
Account Lock Indicates the status of the account. As a security measure, customer accounts can be locked after too many login attempts. Values: Locked / Unlocked